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.

MSC ASIAN NEWS

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 NEWS FROM INDONESIAN PROVINCE

On 14th October 2017 Brother Begright Gultom MSC made his perpetual vows at the Brothers’ Juniorate in Purworejo, Central Java, in the presence of the Vice Provincial Superior, Father Agustinus Handoko MSC.

On 21st October 2017, the...

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THE FIRST WORLD DAY OF THE POOR. 

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'Missionaries of the Sacred Heart can respond to the message of this inaugural World Day of the Poor:

"In order to grow in our commitment,

which implies,

according to the spirit of our Society,

a preferential option for the poor,

our lifestyle

should...

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DARWIN, ECUMENICAL SERVICE, LUTHER 500 YEARS, REPORT, MALCOLM FYFE MSC

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500 attending, representatives of the NT Churches, Christian unity -  and a range of comments

The Ecumenical Service held in St Mary’s Cathedral, Darwin on October 31, to mark the 500th anniversary of the beginning of...

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VISITING AUSTRALIA, FR GENE PEJO MSC, PHILIPPINES

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Actually, it's more than a visit. Gene has been Provinicial Superior in the Philippines for six years. Before that, he was Novice Master - for the students of the Philippines province, but also for the students from Vietnam who are members of...

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GERRY BURKE MSC, APPEALING FOR CANCER RESEARCH AND PREVENTION.

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You may not have seen Gerry's Facebook page. At the moment, he is joining an appeal for cancer research and prevention. He mentions that he was moved because of John Shallvey's dying of cancer as did Gerry's mother.

 

You can...

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2017, SIGNIFICANT YEAR FOR SISTER ANNE GARDINER OLSH.

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2017 saw Sister Anne Gardiner named Senior Australian of the Year for the Northern Territory. Later in the year she was awarded an honorary doctrorate from the Australian Catholic University. This site has reported each of these events...

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A REUNION: REPORT AND PHOTOS, ST MARY'S TOWERS 1958

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A reunion was organised by Theo van Beek and Mick Wilson for those at the Apostolic School at St Mary’s Towers, Douglas Park, in 1958. It was held in Melbourne on the weekend of October 21st-22nd.

With thanks to Mick Wilson for this...

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IN MEMORIAM, JOHN SHALLVEY. RON PIROLA EULOGY

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The Requiem Mass for John Shallvey was held in Our Lady of the Sacred Heart Church, Randwick, followed by burial in the MSC community cemetery at St Mary's Towers, Douglas Park.

Also present was the Bishop of Willcania-Forbes, Columba...

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THE MYERS BRIGGS TYPE INDICATOR, NATIONAL CONFERENCE, PETER MALONE MSC

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Mary McGuinness, first national president, and Peter Malone, part of the founding of the Association, cut the Silver Anniversary cake.

Amongst the many approaches to understanding ourselves and our interactions with...

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RIP SISTER BERENICE FDNSC. MEMORIES OF RABAUL AND RAMALE VALLEY

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From the OLSH Sisters: Sr M. Berenice Twohill, FDNSC died peacefully at St Joseph’s at about 7.20p.m. last night, November 3rd.  Sister had  enjoyed her evening  meal and the nurses had returned to her room to settle her for...

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... a book and its cover: Mark Hanns MSC

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Yesterday many photos. Today only one,

While we were in Adelaide for Krish’s ordination, we were shown the book, Making the most of the Mass. It is an attractively produced guide for understanding the Mass – using the style of a range of photos...

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