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, 17 August 2015 10:48
MENTION MY NAME, REMEMBRANCE SERVICE
Catholic Cemeteries & Crematoria in partnership with the Southern Metropolitan Cemetery Trust have partnered and identified our vision to provide support to those who have lost a loved one through suicide. We are undertaking a number of initiatives to...
- Published: Monday, 03 August 2015 12:50
A manifesto for a new earth and new humanity
An article from the Centre's magazine Just Comment by Claude Mostowik MSC
Laudato Si’ – On Care of Our Common Home
Pope Francis’s new encyclical, Laudato Si’, subtitled ‘On Care for Our Common Home’ underscores its main message:...
- Published: Tuesday, 23 June 2015 15:35
JUSTICE AND PRAYER FROM LAUDATO SI
A prayer for our earth
All-powerful God, you are present in the whole universe
and in the smallest of your creatures.
You embrace with your tenderness all that exists.
Pour out upon us the power of your love,
hat we may protect life and...
- Published: Monday, 27 July 2015 22:43
US GUN CULTURE - CONSEQUENCES
And Australia at the bottom of this graph.
- Published: Wednesday, 17 June 2015 16:48
LOVE MAKES A WAY AT PARLIAMENT HOUSE
#BREAKING: Mass Sit-In with Catholic Bishop, Nuns, Pastors in Parliament House
Diverse group of Christian Leaders risking arrest to call for “a change of heart” on asylum seekers and release of all children on...
- Published: Wednesday, 15 July 2015 22:45
The Paradoxical Commandments
Dr. Kent M. Keith
People are illogical, unreasonable, and self-centered.
Love them anyway.
If you do good, people will accuse you of selfish ulterior motives.
Do good anyway.
If you are successful, you will win false friends and true enemies.
- Published: Tuesday, 09 June 2015 16:03
AN INDICTMENT OF CAPITALISM: THE EMPEROR'S NEW CLOTHES, WITH RUSSELL BRAND
THE EMPEROR’S NEW CLOTHES
UK, 2015, 101 minutes, Colour.
Directed by Michael Winterbottom.
Everyone knows the story of the Emperor’s new clothes, a tale by Hans Christian Andersen. Just in case...
- Published: Tuesday, 07 July 2015 23:07
Bishop Christopher Saunders on aborigines in remote areas
Outdated attitudes to Aboriginal "lifestyle choices" are an indictment on the government's understanding of the issues facing our First people.
'There is no evidence to suggest that leaving traditional homelands for life in towns...
- Published: Saturday, 06 June 2015 09:19
WORLD ENVIRONMENT DAY, JUNE 5TH
‘Earth provides enough to satisfy every man's needs, but not every man's greed.’
‘The environment is everything that isn't me.’
‘The earth is like a beautiful bride who needs no manmade jewels to heighten her...
- Published: Tuesday, 30 June 2015 15:51
POPE FRANCIS AND NAOMI KLEIN, CLIMATE CHANGE
Pope Francis recruits Naomi Klein in climate change battle
Social activist ‘surprised but delighted’ to join top cardinal in high-level environment conference at the Vatican
[Rosie Scammell The Guardian June 28, 2015]
She is one of the...
- Published: Monday, 25 May 2015 10:21
NOPE NOPE NOPE, YES, YES, YES
Letters to the Sydney Morning Herald
The excuse that the ‘boat-stoppers’ have always trotted out when accused of the policy's inhumanity, that ‘it saves people from drowning’, has now been exposed as hollow. People are still drowning in our region....