Who we are

Missionaries of the Sacred Heart, an Australian community, in a worldwide religious congregation.

Ministry Mission

Jesus loved with a human heart: with him we proclaim his love to the world.

Peace, Justice, Creation

We work to discover through advocacy, healing and reconciliation, God's presence in our world.

Spirituality

We are to be on earth the heart of God. God has no other heart but ours.

MSC BOOK LAUNCH AT BLACKBURN: HEARTS BURNING WITHIN US.

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On the evening of October 12th, a group gathered in a section of the church of St Thomas the Apostle, Blackburn, for the launch of the book, Hearts Burning Within Us. The Melbourne MSC community was present, some MSC sisters, A MSC,...

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LAW, MORALITY AND BIBLICAL INTERPRETATION - THE BOOK OF LEVITICUS AND CURRENT ISSUES

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You may have read this already, but when there are discussions about religious freedoms, possible legislation and biblical principles, it may be worth reading again. For Catholics, the word 'evangelical'...

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MSC PRIESTS AND BROTHERS BURIED AT SACRED HEART MONASTERY, CROYDON.

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Often people ask where confreres not buried at Douglas Park are actually buried. Our cemetery at Croydon is now on the grounds of the former Monastery, now the parish of Croydon. The cemetery is about to receive some further...

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Bishop Charles Gauci ordained fifth Bishop of Darwin.

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The MSC website congratulates Bishop Charles Gauci. The diocese of Darwin has been significant in MSC history.

With this weekend posting about the new Bishop and with good memories of Bishop Eugene Hurley, visitors may have time to...

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THE STORY OF THE CHEF AND THE NURSE - OLSH RANDWICK PARISHIONERS

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with thanks to Tony McNamara, OLSH Randwick Parish News

It’s not often now that people have the same job career all their adult lives. Less so when they are husband and wife.  Welcome to that couple - Ratu (Danny) and Sera...

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LITURGY NOTES FOR THE 28th SUNDAY OF ORDINARY TIME

28TH SUNDAY

28th Sunday of the Year

October 14th  2018

 

Suggested formula for recognition of indigenous people and their land.

We acknowledge the traditional custodians of the land where we are now gathered,

(the ……)  and recognise that it...

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MSC MISSION OFFICE CONFERENCE 2018

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Group Photo: Fr Tamati Sefo (Fiji), Mrs Nobuko Konda (Volunteer), Fr Charles Babu msc (India), Mrs Mary Bourne (Board Member), Fr Fabian Manukialona msc (PNG), Fr Tatieru Ewenteang msc (Kiribati), Fr Toussaint Iluku Bolumbu msc (Cameroon/Congo), Fr Richard...

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POPE PAUL VI AND ARCHBISHOP OSCAR ROMERO TO BE DECLARED SAINTS THIS WEEKEND

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The Vatican announced that Pope Paul VI and Archbishop Oscar Romero would be canonized following the recognition of a second miracle through their intercession. The canonizations will take place during the 2018 Synod...

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POSTS AND PHOTOS FROM AROUND THE MSC WORLD

Over recent weeks, a number of photos have been received, persons, events, special occasions. Here are some of them.

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Abzalon, Superior General, sent these photos of Palu, the aftermath of the earthquake and tsunami in the parish.PHOTO 2018 10 01 19 42 301

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A CHAPLAIN'S MINISTRY. MICHAEL SIMS MSC. LITTLE SISTERS OF THE POOR, NORTHCOTE

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Michael Sims MSC has been chaplain at the Little Sisters of the Poor Home in Northcote, in Melbourne.

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Entry and statue of foundress Jeanne Jugan.

Michael is orginally from Melbourne, made his first vows on...

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NEWS, VIETNAM, FROM OUR STUDENT CORRESPONDENT, BANG DINH MSC

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The MSC in Vietnam have been very blessed over the past week with the visit of Fr. Chris Chaplin, the Australian on the MSC General Council in Rome.

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Straight from all his meetings in Sydney Fr. Chris started with a large...

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