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.

MEANWHILE AN INTERESTING OPPORTUNITY FOR A BREAK: VICTORIA & ABDUL.

victoria and abdul 1

A film that has broad appeal to most audiences.

VICTORIA & ABDUL

A review:


Lest anyone think or suspect that this picture of Queen Victoria is a throwback to 19th century ra-ra Empire days and glorification of the...

Read more: MEANWHILE, AN INTERESTING OPPORTUNITY FOR A BREAK: VICTORIA & ABDUL

KIMI VUNIVESILEVU CELEBRATES HIS ORDINATION IN FIJI.

kimi fiji 3

And local customs

Kimi was ordained in August at Kensington parish by Cardinal John Ribat. It was a joyful event for the Australian province. Kimi comes from Fiji and was able to go home and celebrate with his family and friends and the...

Read more: KIMI VUNIVESILEVU CELEBRATES HIS ORDINATION IN FIJI

CHAPTER OVER: WHERE ARE WE IN THE WORLD, AND HOW MANY?

Chapter francis

Fr Juan Molina MSC, Spain, has provided the following information.

Statistics from our congregation at 31 December 2016:

We are 1.663 MSC in the world.


Bishops: 22
Priests: 1.224
Brothers: 160
Students with votes: 257
Novices: 59
...

Read more: CHAPTER OVER: WHERE ARE WE IN THE WORLD, AND HOW MANY?

FINAL REPORT FROM THE GENERAL CHAPTER

chapter end

DAY 13. 20th September 2017

Today is the Feast of St. Matthew, a traditional day for the taking of vows in the Missionaries of the Sacred Heart. We gave thanks for the commitment of our brothers who celebrated their profession in religious life. We began...

Read more: FINAL REPORT FROM THE GENERAL CHAPTER

REPORT FROM THE GENERAL CHAPTER - MEMBERS OF THE NEW GENERAL COUNCIL, INCLUDING ONE FROM SHOREHAM

council group
Dear brothers,
The election of the four council members has just taken place- 12.45 am your time.
I am happy to announce the new team for the General Council.

REPORT FROM THE  MSC GENERAL CHAPTER - MOVING TOWARDS CONCLUSIONS

chapter assembly later

DAY 11 Monday, 18th September

Our meditation today began with the Gospel account of the multiplication of the loaves and fishes.  (Mark 6:30-44) - Jesus commissions his disciples to provide for those who are in need.

The...

Read more: REPORT FROM THE MSC GENERAL CHAPTER - MOVING TOWARDS CONCLUSIONS

REPORT FROM THE MSC GENERAL CHAPTER -THIRD WEEK

chapter john mulrooney micro

This is the third and final week of the General Chapter.  Here are three letter-reports from John Mulrooney.

And photos of Mechtild Schneider MSC, the Chapter Facilitator, and Alan Neville MSC, Irish Province, who provides the summaries of each...

Read more: REPORT FROM THE MSC GENERAL CHAPTER - THIRD WEEK

PAPAL AUDIENCE FOR GENERAL CHAPTER

chapter papal audience

The weekend saw the members of the General Chapter participating in a Papal audience with Pope Francis, with his meeting of our new Superior General Abzalon.

chapter francis and abzalon poster

There had been two days of discussion issues - summaries on the site tomorrow.

chapter francis walking in

Some further...

Read more: PAPAL AUDIENCE FOR GENERAL CHAPTER

AUSTRALIAN MSC AT THE GENERAL CHAPTER

chapter meeting claude

On Day 10 there was discussion on Constitutions and on Child Protection. Day 11 to have an audience with Pope Francis - photos after the event.

chapter tony arthur

In the meantime, a collection of photos of John Mulrooney, Chris McPhee, Claude Mostowik, Tim Brennan, Chris...

Read more: AUSTRALIAN MSC AT THE GENERAL CHAPTER

REPORT FROM THE GENERAL CHAPTER - DAY 9, THE SERIOUS AND THE LIGHT

Chapter sisters 4

This day was notable because of the visit of Marife Mendoza, Superior General of the OLSH Sisters, and Sister Bonaventura Kim, from the General Council of the MSC Sisters.

At the end of the day, some in-house music...

Read more: REPORT FROM THE MSC GENERAL CHAPTER - DAY 9, THE SERIOUS AND THE LIGHT