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.

BRINGING THEM HOME: AUSTRALIAN HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION

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Claude Mostowik MSC, Director MSC Justice and Peace writes:

Yesterday marked the 10th anniversary of the Australian Government’s apology to the Stolen Generations, when the nation said sorry to make amends and to right past...

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LITURGY NOTES FOR THE FIRST SUNDAY OF LENT

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First Sunday of Lent

February 18, 2018

Suggested formula for recognition of indigenous people and their land.

We acknowledge the traditional owners and custodians of the land
on which we stand.
We pay our respects to them and for their care...

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LITURGY NOTES FOR THE FOURTH SUNDAY OF THE YEAR.

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Fourth Sunday of the Year

January 28, 2018

Suggested formula for recognition of indigenous people and their land.

We acknowledge the traditional owners and custodians of the land
on which we stand.
We pay our respects to them and for...

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LITURGY NOTES FOR THE SIXTH SUNDAY OF ORDINARY TIME, 2018

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Sixth Sunday of the Year

February 11th, 2018

Suggested formula for recognition of indigenous people and their land.

We acknowledge the traditional owners and custodians of the land
on which we stand.
We pay our respects to...

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LITURGY NOTE FOR THE THIRD SUNDAY OF ORDINARY TIME

3rd sunday

Third Sunday of the Year

January 21st 2018

Suggested formula for recognition of indigenous people and their land.

We acknowledge the traditional owners and custodians of the land
on which we stand.
We pay our respects to them and...

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TRADE IN ARMS BY AUSTRALIA - A STATEMENT.

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Father Claude Mostowik msc

President

Pax Christi Australia

0411 450953

Statement on Trade in Arms by Australia

When Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull spoke of ‘Australian jobs, Australian ingenuity and Australian technology’ he announced that...

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LITURGY NOTES, SECOND SUNDAY OF ORDINARY TTIME

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January 14th, 2018

Suggested formula for recognition of indigenous people and their land.

We acknowledge the traditional owners and custodians of the land
on which we stand.
We pay our respects to them and for their care...

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A RECOMMENDATION, AN ABORIGINAL FILM STORY, SWEET COUNTRY

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SWEET COUNTRY

Australia, 2017, 110 minutes, Colour.
Bryan Brown, Sam Neill, Hamilton Morris, Matt Day, Ewen Leslie, Natassia Gory Furber, Gibson John, Anni Finsterer, Tremayne Doolan, Trevon Doolan, Thomas M. Wright.
Directed by...

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LITURGY NOTES FOR THE THIRD SUNDAY OF ADVENT

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Third Sunday in Advent

Year B

December 17th, 2017

Suggested formula for recognition of indigenous people and their land.

We acknowledge the traditional custodians of the land on which we stand

We pay our respects to them for their care of...

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LITURGY NOTES FOR THE FIFTH SUNDAY OF ORDINARY TIME

5th sunday

Fifth Sunday of the Year

February 4th 2018

Suggested formula for recognition of indigenous people and their land.

We acknowledge the traditional owners and custodians of the land
on which we stand.
We pay our respects to them and...

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LITURGY NOTES FOR THE SECOND SUNDAY OF ADVENT

2nd sunday of advent

These notes are a little longer than usual but I have included the Redfern Speech by Paul Keating in full as it is coming up to its 25th anniversary.

Claude Mostowik msc

 

 

Second Sunday of Advent

Year B

December 9th 2017

Suggested...

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