Today is Ash Wednesday and Catholics throughout the world are observing this occasion by attending Ash Wednesday services at their parish and fasting, or abstaining from meat. The...
Missionaries of the Sacred Heart, an Australian community, in a worldwide religious congregation.
Jesus loved with a human heart: with him we proclaim his love to the world.
We work to discover through advocacy, healing and reconciliation, God's presence in our world.
We are to be on earth the heart of God. God has no other heart but ours.
- Published: Thursday, 14 March 2019 22:59
INTERVIEW WITH CARDINAL JOHN RIBAT MSC
crdinal Ribat stressed his country is facing one major problem that can't wait for a solution: climate change.
“It is really the biggest issue for us. We cannot keep quiet about it. We have to come out with it,” he said, noting that the “king...
- Published: Wednesday, 13 March 2019 22:35
JUBILEE DINNER AT KENSINGTON, PHOTO MEMENTOS
While there were several men celebrating profession anniversaries at the Mass and dinner at Kensington, the Golden Jubilee was that of Henk Bosman. He celebrated with his brother, John, who preached the homily, and other members of his family and...
- Published: Thursday, 07 March 2019 22:35
INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’ DAY – CELEBRATING THE CHEVALIER FAMILY
Acknowledging and celebrating International Women’s Day - beginning at home: the Chevalier Family.
Jules Chevalier had a broad vision for his mission – and the women and men called to it.
There are more women than men in...
- Published: Tuesday, 12 March 2019 22:31
MARCH 13th. POPE FRANCIS AFTER SIX YEARS?
Elected March 13th 2013. Changing the Church?
How? Some ideas from Thomas Reese SJ.
The pope has called for a new way of evangelizing. He tells us that the first words of evangelization must be about the compassion and mercy of God, rather than a...
- Published: Thursday, 07 March 2019 07:17
RIP, DENIS EDWARDS
The Missionaries of the Sacred Heart offer sympathy and prayers to the Archdiocese of Adelaide on the death of their priest and theologian, Denis Edwards.
Msgr Edwards, 75, died at the Royal Adelaide Hospital after suffering a stroke on the weekend.
A senior lecturer in...
- Published: Monday, 11 March 2019 22:13
TIM BRENNAN: NEW POSTING AT MSC GENERAL HOUSE
The Australian contingent at the MSC General House in Rome is about to be increased with the recent appointment of Tim Brennan. His task is to establish a specialist Safeguarding Desk at the General House.
Tim Brennan, following a stint as the...
- Published: Tuesday, 05 March 2019 22:42
- Published: Sunday, 10 March 2019 22:37
ACKNOWLEDGING ELIZABETH (LIZ) PHELAN
On our site we have been acknowledging MSC priests and brothers as they turn a significant age, and upwards.
Perhaps taking a cue from our post for International Women’s Day last Friday and the focus on the women in the Chevalier Family, it is...
- Published: Monday, 04 March 2019 23:19
SURGERY AND TREATMENT FOR HEART OF LIFE CENTRE DIRECTOR
That sounds a somewhat sensational heading – but it is designed to draw attention to the beginning of 2019 at Heart of Life.
Last month, HOL director (since 2014), Paul Beirne, had surgery on face and neck, putting him out of...
- Published: Friday, 08 March 2019 23:44
BISHOP ROCHUS TATAMAI MSC AT PORT MORESBY MEETING ON VATICAN MEETING.
Rochus Tatamai was present at the Vatican Meeting as President of the Bishops Conference of Papua New Guinea and Solomon Islands.
The following meeting took place a week after the Vatican meeting. An immediate response -...
- Published: Sunday, 03 March 2019 22:29
PNG INDIGENOUS SISTERS – YOU MAY NOT HAVE HEARD THIS STORY
We know that quite a number of religious congregations of sisters were established with the help of MSC bishops and priests.
Indigenous Sisters, Daughters of Mary Immaculate, New Britain.
We also know the stories of the Japanese...