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.

CHEVCOM, AN INDIAN MSC INITIATIVE

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Abzalon and Chris at the inauguration - with some local inculturation

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                             Mission Project of MSC Media Ministry for the Missionaries of the...

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MSC EDUCATION AUSTRALIA, OLSH EDUCATION, LAY MSC MEETINGS AT ISSOUDUN

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There has been something of a tradition in recent years for members of the teaching staff of MSC schools, of OLSH schools to visit the birthplace of the two congregations to learn more about the spirit and Heart...

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ACTIVITY IN BLACKBURN PARISH, TERRY BOWMAN MSC, 30 YEARS

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30 years ago today, the Australian priesthood received a boost and a jolt. Terry Bowman was ordnained in Koroit parish church. 30 years later, his anniversary was celebrated at St Thomas parish, Blackburn, in Melbourne where Terry is...

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GENERATION GAPS - WITH HUMOUR

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From the old days of phones and letters to today and social media and apps.

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And there used to be print and books

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And is it catching in the animal kingdom?

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And people just used to walk.

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CONGRATULATIONS, FRANK ANDERSEN MSC, 50 YEARS ORDAINED

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Frank Andersen MSC was ordained to the priesthood on August 10th 1968

After studies at St Mary’s Towers, Douglas Park, Frank made his novitiate in 1960, profession February 26th 1961. His studies for the priesthood were at Canberra...

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CONGRATULATIONS, BRIAN GALLAGHER MSC, 50 YEARS ORDAINED

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Brian Gallagher MSC was ordained in Bendigo on August 10th 1968.

Brian had studied science at Melbourne University, graduating in 1961. He then joined the Missionaries of the Sacred Heart, making his profession on May 7th 1962. He...

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MARY MacKILLOP AND THE MYSTERY OF THE MSC MOTTO...

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August 8th, the Feast of St Mary MacKillop seems a good day to ask the question again.

Some years ago, this site raised a query about Mary MacKillop and a possible link with Jules Chevalier. There is still no answer. We stated: Mention that...

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DO YOU KNOW ABOUT CFA? CELEBRATING 50 YEARS.

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CFA stands for the Communication Foundation for Asia in Sta Mesa, Manila.

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IT IS THE FLAGSHIP FOR MSC MEDIA MINISTRY.

It is celebrating its 50 years. It has been involved in publishing magazines and, especially, religious comics, in radio,...

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FURTHER MSC MOVEMENTS AND APPOINTMENTS

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Fr. Bob Irwin leaves on Saturday for several months in Vietnam. His health is still not 100% but with his doctor’s encouragement he has decided to go.

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Anthony Arthur is appointed to the St. Mary’s Towers community Douglas Park as Pastor. He will...

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MASS AND FUNERAL FOR FR DOMINIQUE PRADIERS MSC, KENSINGTON AND DOUGLAS PARK

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Cardinal John Ribat at the graveside, with Ben Fleming and Steve Dives. Bishop Rochus Tatamai assisted with John  Willio MSC, PNG Provincial Superior. More graveside photos below, with thanks to Rochus for the...

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A FIRST FRIDAY AUGUST REFLECTION: KHOI DOAN NGUYEN MSC

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We asked Khoi to send the words of his address at the launching of his book, A Quiet Place in the Heart, by Brian Gallagher at Blackburn last month.  Here are some reflective highlights.

A lit candle gives me a sense of warmth,...

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