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: Friday, 04 January 2019 23:17
ST MARY'S TOWERS, DOUGLAS PARK - AT CHRISTMAS
More than 140 people attended our Christmas Vigil Mass, celebrated for the first time by our new Parish Priest Tony Arthur.
The service began with carols led by Trish Smith (organ) and daughter Amy Parish (guitar & vocals)...
- Published: Thursday, 03 January 2019 22:40
FIRST FRIDAY, JANUARY: HEART SPIRITUALITY REFLECTION.
There has been a centuries-old tradition to focus on the Heart of Jesus on the First Friday of each month.
This year, our site would like to offer a brief Heart Spirituality reflection. While our site offers MSC news, photos, associated...
- Published: Sunday, 23 December 2018 22:15
OUR SITE DURING THE CHRISTMAS HOLIDAYS
While we enjoy Christmas Day and the time off before the beginning of 2019, our site is going to have a break as well.
But, let's welcome the spirit of Christmas on its eve,
There will be a Christmas greeting on Christmas Day - and then we will...
- Published: Wednesday, 02 January 2019 22:50
VINCE CARROLL MSC, DOWNLANDS COLLEGE, TOOWOOMBA
Vince Carroll MSC:
Chris McPhee writes: Vince has returned towards the end of 2018 to Australia. He has done an extraordinary ministry in South Africa – especially with ministering to our Aussie Daughters of Our Lady of the Sacred Heart.
- Published: Friday, 21 December 2018 22:21
MEMORIES OF CYCLONE TRACY, CHRISTMAS EVE, CHRISTMAS DAY, 1974. DIARY ENTRIES, JOE KELLY
Gerry Burke sent these diary entries by Joe Kelly,St John's College - we thought that those who remember the events might like to read these memories; we thought that for those who don't remember, the...
- Published: Tuesday, 01 January 2019 22:06
SOME SIGNIFICANT JANUARY DAYS FOR THE CHEVALIER FAMILY, 2019
Archbishop Couppe MSC, See January 15th and January 31st
Motherhood of God
Feast of the Epiphany - one of Chevalier's favourite feast. The true nature of God is manifested through the flesh of the infant...
- Published: Thursday, 20 December 2018 22:19
GREETINGS FROM SAIGON, SEASONS WISHES FROM BOB IRWIN MSC
- AND BEST WISHES FOR A VERY HAPPY AND BLESSED CHRISTMAS TIME (and New year while I am at it!).
For the relevance of this photo, see below!
You have been very lucky this year...I have not written since 1st November! Since then, of...
- Published: Monday, 31 December 2018 21:28
WELCOME BACK. BLESSINGS FOR 2019
What the world needs now is – Compassion.
2019, in Australia will be an election year. Will we vote for compassion? For the first peoples of Australia, for the refugees, for asylum seekers, the detained? For the victims of violence, especially in our...
- Published: Wednesday, 19 December 2018 22:37
PNG CONGREGATION CENTENARY, 1918-2018, HANDMAIDS OF THE LORD.
A celebration of the centenary, with photos of the Mass, presided over by Cardinal John Ribat MSC.
Earlier this week we noted the presence of the MSC and OLSH, first Catholic missionaries to be sent to Papua New Guinea.
- Published: Monday, 24 December 2018 22:07
WISHING EVERYONE ALL CHRISTMAS BLESSINGS
The Missionaries of the Sacred Heart, Australia, wish all our visitors peace for Christmas -
and gifts of hope and joy for 2019.
The image, relevant in this time of refugees, is by Kelly Latimore (Google:
Kelly Latimore’s website
- Published: Tuesday, 18 December 2018 23:27
CELEBRATING THE GOLDEN JUBILEE OF PRIESTHOOD: PAT AUSTIN MSC
Friday 14th December was the Golden Jubilee of Priesthood for Pat Austin.
He enjoyed a small, quiet celebration on Sunday, a Mass at the Sacred Heart Monastery, Kensington. He was joined by three members of his novitiate year,...