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: Saturday, 21 April 2018 09:40
PORT MORESBY, BISHOPS' MEETING, VATICAN SECRETARY OF STATE
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...
- Published: Thursday, 19 April 2018 22:27
PROVINCIAL CONFERENCE, SHORT REPORT
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).
- Published: Wednesday, 18 April 2018 22:40
MSC EDUCATION TRADITION, MONIVAE COLLEGE
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
The Missionaries of the...
- Published: Tuesday, 17 April 2018 22:09
101. CONGRATULATIONS GREG McCANN MSC
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...
- Published: Monday, 16 April 2018 22:10
Ignatian Exercises – 30 Day retreat, MSC Novitiate, Kerala, India.
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...
- Published: Sunday, 15 April 2018 22:14
KEN CLANCY MSC - EULOGY
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.
We are gathered here today to say farewell and ‘thank you’ to...
- Published: Friday, 13 April 2018 22:13
WHAT’S IN A NAME? WHAT’S IN AN IMAGE? MSC VOCATIONS POSTERS (This time from the Philippines)
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...
- Published: Thursday, 12 April 2018 22:21
NEW REPORT REVEALS REALITIES OF RELIGIOUS VOCATIONS IN AUSTRALIA TODAY
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!
- Published: Wednesday, 11 April 2018 22:33
RIP, BRIAN CUNEEN MSC
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...
- Published: Tuesday, 10 April 2018 22:13
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.
The first book on deceased MSC paid...
- Published: Monday, 09 April 2018 23:04
SOME ASPECTS OF MSC FORMATION INTERNATIONALLY
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...