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: Monday, 23 October 2017 07:46
CELEBRATING JULES CHEVALIER IN VIETNAM
Fr Bob Irwin sent greetings to everyone in Vietnam for the anniversary of Jules Chevalier's death, October 21st. There was a quick reply from one of the MSC students, Band Dinh, and some photos. The tradition is to address the elders as 'Uncle', but...
- Published: Friday, 20 October 2017 22:41
JULES CHEVALIER ANNIVERSARY, 110 YEARS. A PHOTO/SOUVENIR COLLECTION
We have seen many photos, portraits, sketches of Jules Chevalier. It seemed a good idea to put a number of them on the site for the commemoration of the 110th anniversary of his death.
And some that are a bit...
- Published: Thursday, 19 October 2017 22:34
FURTHER TO EUROPE MSC NOVICES, MSC AFRICA NOVICES.
An earlier group of MSC Africa novices
Fr Jonas Hassan Mouchi MSC from Cameroon and the MSC African Union and who studied at Marymount, Castle Hill in the first part of 2017 writes about the novitiate in Kinshasa.
I am happy to tell you...
- Published: Wednesday, 18 October 2017 23:03
AN OLSH RANDWICK STORY, A MIGRANT'S JOURNEY - AND ACTIVE IN MSC MINISTRY
THE STORY OF ALEX YING
Alex is a Reader and Eucharistic Minister, a member of the Parish Council of Our Lady of the Sacred Heart parish, Randwick, and a Catechist at the local public school. He...
- Published: Tuesday, 17 October 2017 22:21
QUITE A YEAR FOR SISTER ANNE GARDINER OLSH, AN HONORARY DEGREE.
Conferring of the ACU Honorary Degree
Early in 2017, Anne Gardiner was honoured with the title of Senior Australian of the Year for the Northern Territory. This led to a number of feature articles in various papers, secular and...
- Published: Tuesday, 17 October 2017 07:38
MSC, 50 YEARS IN VENEZUELA, IRISH PROVINCE
This summer marks 50 years since the first MSC mission began in Venezuela.
From the MSC Irish Province site. The new address is www.mscmissions.ie
Today, the Missionaries of the Sacred Heart are the only Irish priests working in this turbulent...
- Published: Monday, 16 October 2017 06:21
MSC EUROPE, NOVITIATE 2015-2018
After five men taking vows in August, three have now begun their Novitiate formation in Ireland.
They are Mark, Jordi and Benjamin.
The Novice Director is Jim Miller from the US.
The location of the Novitiate is Leap. Scibereen, where there is an MSC...
- Published: Saturday, 14 October 2017 07:38
By Fr. Frank J. Timar, MSC, US Province and website
Jesus set some mighty high standards for His disciples. Among the hardest requirements of all was His insistence that we take the first step in setting things right when we have a falling out with others,...
- Published: Friday, 13 October 2017 07:23
OCTOBER 13th 2017, CENTENARY OF FATIMA APPARITIONS, AND OF THE RUSSIAN REVOLUTION
If you Google this heading, a number of items appear.
Looking back over the 100 years, we remember great devotion to Our Lady of Fatima, pilgrimages rivalling Lourdes, the statue travelling the world in the...
- Published: Thursday, 12 October 2017 06:49
AN ECUMENICAL ALERT. THE REFORMATION, 500 YEARS, MALCOLM FYFE MSC
Yesterday we reported on the 55th anniversary of the opening of Vatican II, John XXIII also established the Secretariat for Christian Unity for ecumenical collaboration.
Vicar General of the diocese of Darwin, Malcolm Fyfe...
- Published: Wednesday, 11 October 2017 06:56
55th ANNIVERSARY OF THE OPENING OF VATICAN II
Vatican II opened on October 11th 1962 - today offers an opportunity to look back at its inspiration and hopes. And where we are in the Church today.
The quotations below are from John XXIII's opening address.
A Sudden Inspiration