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: Wednesday, 17 April 2019 22:55
CONGRATULATIONS, GREG McCANN MSC - 102 TODAY
Honouring Greg McCann, a full life (and more), almost three quarters of a century of MSC life and ministry.
A reminder of his appointments:
1946-1950: Chevalier College.
- Published: Tuesday, 16 April 2019 22:40
ACKNOWLEDGING MARY SCARFE
On our site we have been acknowledging MSC priests and brothers as they turn a significant age, and upwards.
It is important to acknowledge the women who have been a significant presence in MSC life and ministry.
With this in mind, we offer a tribute to...
- Published: Thursday, 11 April 2019 07:34
ANNALS, 130 YEARS OLD
An article by the editor of Annals Australasia, Paul Stenhouse MSC, from Annals, remembering the history from 1889 to the present.
‘Wonder is dead, you say!/Wonder can never die.
Not while within a shining...
- Published: Monday, 15 April 2019 23:20
PAUL McCORMACK MSC, NEW CD NOW AVAILABLE, HYMNS FOR THE HARD ROAD
Hymns for the Hard Road
Paul McCormack M.S.C.
Paul McCormack writes...
- Published: Tuesday, 09 April 2019 22:43
NOEL MANSFIELD, VISIT TO BROOME
Broome and the North, Jan-Feb 2019
My intention was to celebrate my birthday with my sister, Joan, and then be present for her 90th birthday in Broome on January 10th. But I have often been invited by Malcolm Fyfe to come to Darwin whenever I wanted a break....
- Published: Sunday, 14 April 2019 22:07
DOWNLANDS SENIOR STUDENTS COME SOUTH TO VISIT MSC HOUSES.
In recent years some Downlands students have visited MSC communities in Sydney, Douglas Park and a visit to Chevalier College.
Senior Leaders’ Pilgrimage Experience
Mrs Anne McAtomney, Assistant Principal - Mission
- Published: Monday, 08 April 2019 22:23
NEW MSC MISSION OFFICE DIRECTOR, ROGER PURCELL MSC
With the sudden death of Adrian Meaney, many of us wondered who could succeed him. Adrian achieved a great deal with the Office, assisting many communities around the world.
Projects director, Sean Donovan, and Donations manager, Sally Omar,...
- Published: Friday, 12 April 2019 22:50
MSC BISHOPS IN PNG: LOUIS COUPPE, FIRST BISHOP, RABAUL.
During this year we will be featuring articles on the MSC Bishops in PNG and the Pacific.
This article by Hugh Laracy was published in Australian Dictionary of Biography, Volume 8, (MUP), 1981
Louis Couppé (1850-1926), missionary...
- Published: Sunday, 07 April 2019 22:40
ROCHUS TATAMAI MSC COMPANION OF THE ORDER OF THE STAR OF MELANESIA, CSM.
Rev. Bishop Rochus Joseph Tatamai, MSC, DD was invested with the Insignia of the ‘Companion of the Order of the Star of Melanesia’ (CSM), on 4thApril, 2019 at the Government House, Port Moresby.
Bp Rochus received...
- Published: Thursday, 11 April 2019 22:22
OLSH RANDWICK, PREPARING FOR THE 2020 PLENARY SYNOD
Dioceses and parishes and particular groups have been involved in discussions to prepare submissions for the 2020 Plenary Synod. Here is an example from MSC parish ministry.
Statement Summary of OLSH Group, Randwick, on the Plenary Council...
- Published: Friday, 05 April 2019 23:21
VOCATION POSTERS - DO THEY COMMUNICATE? DO THEY ATTRACT?
Here are some MSC posters from the US and the Philippines. The Philippines MSC have a Facebook site, often posting a range of posters.
We can check with some definitions and descriptions
Definition of vocation.
1a : a summons or...