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.

HEART OF LIFE SPIRITUALITY CENTRE HISTORY: BOOK LAUNCH

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Peter Malone, Paul Beirne, Mary Scarfe, Brian Gallagher.

The Heart of Life Spirituality Centre hosted the launch of Heart of Life Centre, A History by Peter Malone MSC.

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The book was launched by Mary Scarfe, associated with Heart of...

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MEMORIES OF DECEASED COLLEAGUES AND FRIENDS

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As we grow older, the number of relatives, colleagues and friends who die seem more numerous and the deaths occurring more frequently.

Today we remember six people who contributed to the life of the Australian Church. The MSC acknowledge links with...

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SALLY DUIGAN FDNSC, AN OLSH STORY

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At the Beatification ceremony for Blessed Benedict Daswa.

 

A PLACE TO CALL HOME

I was born in Mount Gambier, South Australia. the third in a family of ten children. There were three main influences in our lives growing up – politics, horse racing and...

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PNG, HOPE ACADEMY, 2016 REPORT, TONY YOUNG MSC

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ACHIEVEMENTS 2016

          In spite of ending last year in a rather grim position at both centres (Nimowa and Alotau), this year was one of renewed growth and achievement towards our goal of offering education that is both affordable and of...

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MSC INTERNATIONAL TEAM, ISSOUDUN

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Since the 1990s, the Cor Novum centre in Issoudun has been led by Kees Braun MSC, Mark McDonald MSC and Nick Harnan MSC. Many members of the Chevalier Family have participated in courses there as well as members of the staffs of MSC Australian colleges. There...

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RIP, JIM McMAHON MSC

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Jim McMahon MSC has died at St Joseph's at Kensington where he had lived for some years. He was 86.

 

Jim made his first profession on February 26th 1950 and was ordained on July 21st 1956. He spent time in education but in the early 1970s he became the first MSC parish...

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CARDINAL JOHN RIBAT IN SYDNEY

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This has been the year of Cardinal John Ribat MSC.  He visited Sydney and celebrated special Masses at Kensington.  For a 38 video of the Mass on Saturday 11th March, Google it on Youtube.

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Some photos of the Saturday Mass - and the chance to see some of the...

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FEAST OF ST JOSEPH

- Model and patron of those who love the sacred heart of Jesus.  Fr Chevalier's title.

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Statue of St Joseph in MSC Sisters' chapel, Vunapope.

For further reflection on Joseph and his relationship with Jesus and Mary:

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Joseph and Jesus the workers:

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FACEBOOK PHOTOS.

Visiting facebook pages leads to some photos that otherwise might not appear.  In recent weeks:

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John Franzmann and a baptism at Chevalier

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Chevalier Institute seminars

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Malcolm Fyfe looking avuncular (grandavuncular)

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Cardinal Ribat with Bishop Des Moore, Aub Collins...

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PRESIDENT OF THE SRC AT THE YARRA THEOLOGICAL UNION: KHOI NGUYEN MSC.

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Khoi Nguyen MSC who lives at the Formation House in Blackburn continues an MSC tradition where students have been presidents of the Students Representative Council at the YTU, part of the University of Divinity.  Since the...

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HOT AUSTRALIA

A hot summer? A very hot March? What is hot Australia like?

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