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: Monday, 30 September 2019 22:37
SOME SIGNFICANT OCTOBER DAYS FOR THE CHEVALIER FAMILY, 2019
Death of Fr Jules Chevalier, see October 21st.
Death of Fr Hubert Linckens, see October 5th.
1 October, 1905
The MSC Generalate transfers from Belgium to Rome, Piazza Navona, the site of the first MSC house in Rome. No longer...
- Published: Sunday, 29 September 2019 23:06
MSC GENERAL CONFERENCE, BUSAN, SOME MEETING HIGHLIGHTS
With thanks to Jommy Burgos MSC, Conference Secretary.
The writing on the wall - in the best sense
DAY 02 (Wednesday, September 25, 2019): New Directions in Leadership. There is a need to challenge the membership to move from the...
- Published: Monday, 23 September 2019 22:32
MSC GENERAL CONFERENCE, 2019, BUSAN, KOREA.
Every two years there is an MSC General Conference (a General Chapter every six years). This has been an event for almost 50 years. It is an opportunity to take stock of the life, spirituality and ministry of the Congregation. It is also an...
- Published: Friday, 27 September 2019 22:29
Lay Gathering and Commissioning of the Australian National Council of the Laity of the Chevalier Family, 13th – 15th September
Many Hearts United as One
Report by Alison McKenzie.
After many months of diligent and prayerful work by a steering committee composed of lay and professed...
- Published: Monday, 23 September 2019 08:33
JOHN RATE MSC, MAY HE REST IN PEACE
As visitors to our site would have been reading about John in hospital, news came through that he died during last night.
Steve Dives sent the following message:
It is with great sadness that I advise that our dear brother John Rate died suddenly last...
- Published: Thursday, 26 September 2019 22:59
SOCIAL JUSTICE SUNDAY, 2019, AUSTRALIA
Pope Francis constantly alerts us to Justice issues in our world. Since the 1940s, the Australian Bishops have annually published a call to justice statement.
Australia's bishops have launched their annual Social Justice Statement, in which they...
- Published: Sunday, 22 September 2019 22:15
MESSAGE FROM HENLEY BEACH, JOHN RATE MSC, HEALTH, CONCERN AND PRAYER
I thought I would send an update on Father John. John remains in hospital and his current situation is considered grave. That said, he has weathered the past few days when his kidney went into failure and it was doubtful he...
- Published: Wednesday, 25 September 2019 22:30
25TH MSC GENERAL CONFERENCE, BUSAN, SOUTH KOREA
From Jommy Burgos MSC, Secretary of the Conference.
DAY 01 (Tuesday, September 23, 2019: First day, started with a para-liturgy inviting all participants to a solemn presence of God. Conscious too of being present to one another. Fr. Mario...
- Published: Friday, 20 September 2019 22:31
MSC-OLSH INVOLVEMENT WITH ABORIGINAL PEOPLE
From the OLSH Parish Bulletin, Randwick (Fr Peter's Back Page)
Peter Hearn MSC has been PP of Randwick for many years. He spent a number of years in the Northern Territory.
The MSC-OLSH involvement with Aboriginal people and the acquiring of...
- Published: Tuesday, 24 September 2019 22:31
BEN FLEMING MSC, THREE JOBS (OR MORE) IN ONE, PORT MORESBY
One month here now as Administrator of St Mary’s Cathedral. Following in the footsteps of great MSC. But I think I’m the first MSC to be appointed back here in about thirty years or more.
- Published: Thursday, 19 September 2019 23:00
FOR YOUR COLLECTION OF OLSH IMAGES.
A number of visitors to our site say that they have been collecting images of the Sacred Heart and Our Lady of the Sacred Heart. Here are some more images of Our Lady of the Sacred Heart.
The above image is named as: A SHADOW OF HOPE, with the comment:...