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.

PORT MORESBY, BISHOPS' MEETING, VATICAN SECRETARY OF STATE

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Last week and this week, the FCBCO, Federation of the Bishops of Oceania, held its meeting in Port Moresby - the meeting is every four years.  This year it was hosted in Port Moresby, by Cardinal John Ribat MSC of Port Moresby and the...

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PROVINCIAL CONFERENCE, SHORT REPORT

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Provincial Conference 3-6 April 2018, Chevalier Resource Centre Kensington.

 

Participants: all members, Provincial Council members, Community Superiors except Thoi Tran (surgery, though he was able to join us for the final Mass).

Therese Warfield...

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MSC EDUCATION TRADITION, MONIVAE COLLEGE

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There is a heading on the website for Monivae College, Hamilton, Victoria: Beyond the Classroom.. If you click it, two spirituality headings come up: MSC in Action and Retreat Program. What do these consist of?

MSC in Action

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The Missionaries of the...

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101. CONGRATULATIONS GREG McCANN MSC

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A year ago there were MSC and McCann family celebrations for Greg's 100th birthday.

On this birthday, some words spoken at that time from his newphew, Greg McCann Jr MSC, a reminder of Greg's commitment - and some photos.

"When someone turns a hundred...

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Ignatian Exercises – 30 Day retreat, MSC Novitiate, Kerala, India.

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Report from Dominic Gleeson MSC.

 During the months of February – March, I was invited to travel to the MSC Novitiate in Kerala, India, to accompany the four young men of the Indian Union Novitiate with their experience...

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KEN CLANCY MSC - EULOGY

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This is the eulogy given by John Mulroony at Ken Clancy's Requiem Mass.

To appreciate Ken's life, his holiness and his MSC vocation, it is worth reading the whole eulogy rather than just perusing it.

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We are gathered here today to say farewell and ‘thank you’ to...

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WHAT’S IN A NAME? WHAT’S IN AN IMAGE?  MSC VOCATIONS POSTERS (This time from the Philippines)

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Yesterday, we offered a report on vocations to religious life, the various trends we have experienced in recent years, fewer numbers entering religious congregations, the new groupings, more...

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NEW REPORT REVEALS REALITIES OF RELIGIOUS VOCATIONS IN AUSTRALIA TODAY 

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There has been much discussion in recent years about vocations to religious life, so few. This report offers matters for thought - and prayer.

- The report considers widely but the photos here are somewhat partisan!

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RIP, BRIAN CUNEEN MSC

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Fr Brian Cuneen MSC died peacefully this morning, April 11th at 11.00 am at St Joseph's Nursing Home, Kensington.

Brian was born 17th July 1930. He made his profession as a Brother on February 26th 1854. During the 1970s, he entered the Late Vocations Seminary, At...

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MISSION IN BROTHERHOOD. DECEASED AUSTRALIAN MSC, 2007-2017.  JIM LITTLETON MSC.

We owe Jim Littleton a great debt for many things, but in recent years we thank him for his series of books on MSC history. We are much further indebted for this latest book.

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The first book on deceased MSC paid...

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SOME ASPECTS OF MSC FORMATION INTERNATIONALLY

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EUROPE

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The European MSC Formators met at Myross Wood, the home of the European novitiate in Easter week.  They are photographed with the novices. In the photo of the formators, many might recognise Humberto da Silva from the General...

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