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.

OUR BISHOPS, AMBROSE MSC, ROCHUS MSC, KAVIENG,NEW IRELAND

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The Holy Father Francis has accepted the resignation from the pastoral care of the diocese of Kavieng, Papua New Guinea, presented by H.E. Msgr. Ambrose Kiapseni, M.S.C.

The Pope has appointed as bishop of Kavieng, Papua New Guinea,...

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CONGRATULATIONS, PROFESSIONS, LECTOR AND ACOLYTE - VIETNAM

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The MSC in Vietnam are part of the Australian province. WE congratulate them on growth and, especially the steps of makiing and renewing vows as well as the steps towards ordination.

Our student, Bang, sent a gallery of photos and...

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RIP DAN GEARY MSC.

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Message from Steve Dives:  Sadly I inform you that Brother Dan Geary died this morning at 6.45am at Sacred Heart Hospice, Darlinghurst after a long battle with cancer.

 

Dan Geary was born on April 27th 1943. He made his profession on February 27th 1968. Earlier this year...

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RIP, BISHOP PAUL MARX MSC

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News from Bishop Rochus Tatamai MSC of Bereina who was episcopally ordained by Bishop Marx.

It is with deep sorrow that I am announcing: our beloved Bp. John Paul Marx passed away yesterday, at 6:00am (French time). He is truly a great and zealous missionary, a holy...

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ADELAIDE CATHOLIC CHARISMATIC MOVEMENT - SILVER JUBILEE, CHRIS KEAN MSC

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Twenty five years ago, Father Chris Kean MSC started the Catholic Charismatic Movement at Sacred heart Church, Hindmarsh. For many years it was very well attended from all parts of the...

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SILVER JUBILEE OF PROFESSION, CHRIST McPHEE MSC

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19th June sees a 25th anniversary of religious profession for Chris McPhee MSC.

 

After working in the bank (one is hesitant in times of bank enquiries to mention this these days!), Chris made his novitiate at Douglas Park professed his vows...

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HONOURING AND REMEMBERING DOUG SMITH MSC

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Vigil and Memories for Fr Paul [Douglas] Smith MSC, Thursday 14th June 2018, Kensington Monastery Chapel

I am not sure how two areas of my ministry got started about four years ago. They were Tai Chi and Christian Meditation [in the tradition revived...

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BOOK PROJECT WILL SHOWCASE STORIES OF WADEYE WOMEN

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(Wadeye, Port Keats, southwest of Darwin, has been a significant centre for MSC/OLSH service. The author of this article is a Sister of St Joseph.)

Often the media coverage of Aboriginal people is very negative and very...

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QUEEN’S BIRTHDAY HONOURS – JUSTICE MARTINI DAUBNEY (DOWNLANDS AND BEYOND)

Do you search the honours lists to find someone you know. 

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This week it is Justice Martin Daubney who did his secondary studies and Downlands and spent two years, 1979-1980, at the Sacred Heart Monastery, Croydon,...

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14th JUNE, ORDINATION OF LOUIS VANGEKE, FIRST MSC PNG PRIEST - SOME MORE DETAILS

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From the SIGNIFICANT DAYS FOR JUNE: 14 June, 1937

Louis Vangeke, MSC, is ordained the very first priest for the Papua New Guinean Catholic Church. In 1970, he became Auxiliary Bishop of Port Moresby, PNG, and...

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MSC COLLEGE TRADITION - PASTORAL CARE AT DARAMALAN

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From the description from the College website

Pastoral Care

A school is most effective where a sense of community is carefully fostered so that students can feel “at home”. In such an environment, students are best able to...

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