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.

A WEEKEND REFLECTION - DISTORTED IMAGES OF GOD

- from the US MSC site. (You can Google the site and subscribe to the spirituality reflections.)

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HOW TO OVERCOME FIVE HARMFUL AND DISTORTED IMAGES OF GOD

When things go our way, life is nothing but a breeze!

“Gosh, everything has been going...

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DOUG SMITH MSC - A GOLDEN JUBILEE PROFILE

From the Parish Newsletter, OLSH Randwick, with thanks to co-editor, Tony McNamara

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50 years a Priest                                                                        

In July this year Fr Doug Smith celebrates being a priest for 50 years....

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MSC PROFESSIONS - ALWAYS GOOD NEWS

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Carl Tranter MSC writes:

A day of great celebration and joy as five men profess their first vows as Missionaries of the Sacred Heart (MSC) at our European Novitiate in Myross Wood, West Cork, Ireland. They are, from left to right in the photo, Jaime Rosique...

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THANG MSC COMES TO BLACKBURN

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A scene at Ho Chi Minh City airport as Thang farewells his family.

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Thang is welcomed by the Blackburn community (on the occasion of Sylvester Warwakai's 35th birthday)

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Thang is welcomed by parishioners at Blackburn.

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He is studying English language at...

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PERHAPS YOU WERE WONDERING ABOUT THE 2017 VICTORIA-TASMANIA MSC COMMUNITY.

The Victoria-Tasmania Community is the second largest of the Province, coming after Kensington. Here is a photo from a recent gathering.

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Along the back row: Terry Bowman (Blackburn), Brian Gallagher (Shoreham), Ted...

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MISSIONARIES OF THE SACRED HEART, 50 YEARS IN VENEZUELA

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Irish MSCs went to Venezuela in 1967. In the last decades, times have been difficult and even more so in 2017, political unrest, economic stresses, protesters being killed.

Fr Joe McGee, Irish MSC Provincial visited for the Jubilee and...

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WEEKEND PHOTO CATCH-UP: CELEBRATIONS OF KIMI VUNIVESILEVU MSC AND TONY ARTHUR MSC

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KIMI'S MASS OF THANKSGIVING, KENSINGTON PARISH

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KIMI'S MASS AT KENSINGTON MONASTERY

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TONY ARTHUR'S GOLDEN JUBILEE OF PRIESTHOOD MASS, ROME

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Celebration at the chapel of the Ursuline General House

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With...

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A STRIKING HEADLINE FROM CRUX - BRAZILIAN MSC BISHOP ANTONIO CARLOS CRUZ SANTOS OF CAICO

Bishop calls homosexuality ‘gift from God,’ seeks to end ‘prejudices that kill’

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[Scroll down to the bottom of the page for details about our MSC confrere bishop]

A Brazilian bishop said July...

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FR MALCOLM FYFE MSC, DIOCESE OF DARWIN, AUGUST UPDATE

An August Update…

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BISHOP EUGENE’S INVESTITURE

Congratulations to Bishop Eugene Hurley on his Investiture two days ago in Adelaide’s St Francis Xavier Cathedral as a Knight of the Equestrian Order of the Holy Sepulchre of...

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MSC INDONESIA, DUTCH MISSIONARIES, WORLD WAR II, BEATIFICATION PUSH, 75th ANNIVERSARY

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Catholics attend a Mass to commemorate Sacred Heart missionaries shot dead in 1942 by Japanese troops in Langgur, Amboina Diocese. (Photo by Sacred Heart Father Yohanis Mangkey)

 Reports from Fr Yohanis...

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8th AUGUST, REMEMBERING ST MARY MacKILLOP, HER ANNIVERSARY, HER FEASTDAY.

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Mary MacKillop was excommunicated by the church because she discovered children were being abused by a priest and went public.

In 1871, after only four years as a nun, she was excommunicated from the Roman Catholic...

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