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.


We are to be on earth the heart of God. God has no other heart but ours.

Current News


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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 parish priest His concelebrant was Fr Thang Nguyen MSC who is living at Blackburn while he is stuyding in the Siloam program at the Heart of Life Centre.

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Singing, courtesy of the Bowman quartet: Terry, Frank, Carmel, Gerard. A video of the ordination in the background.

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The altar was decorated by the parish Youth Group.

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And this is the chalice, with paten, that Terry was given by the Koroit Infant of Jesus parish choir.

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Terry told his journey to the MSC, grateful to family, especially his parents, and parishioners who nurthred him.