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.

SOME RECENT MSC APPOINTMENTS AND RETIREMENTS

A list of appointments in the Province, but some acknowledgements of some veterans and their service and news of the retirements.

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Paul Cashen has been appointed Administrator of Hindmarsh-Findon until the end of 2019 and Administrator of OLSH in...

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Eulogy: Sr Marina O'Donnell fdnsc

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As with so many eulogies of our OLSH sisters, looking  back on long lives and ministries, there is so much history, especially of service in PNG.

Throughout her long life, in the congregation of the Daughters of Our Lady of the Sacred and before, Sr Marina...

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RIP, SISTER JACQUELYN BENDER MSC

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TRIBUTE BY PROVINCIAL SUPERIOR, MARY DRUM MSC

 

 

“From Him we come, in Him we are enfolded, to Him we return.”
                                                                        (Julian of Norwich)

Sr. Jacquelyn MSC – Jacquelyn Claire Bender

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LETTER FROM VIETNAM,  BOB IRWIN MSC

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New symbol in student house chapel.........for beginning of school year

Greetings from Saigon, and happy Mid Autumn festival to you.
 
You may not have realized that we are now in the middle of the eight lunar month, hence the festival. It...

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MSC MEDIA,  BOOK LAUNCH, SCREEN PRIESTS

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NEW BOOK EXPLORES PRIESTLY CINEMATIC REPRESENTATIONS

An Australian Catholic priest who has been reviewing films for more than 50 years has just launched a new book about the cinematic...

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DARAMALAN COLLEGE, CANBERRA, HEART SPIRITUALITY AND SOCIAL CONCERN

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From the Daramalan College website:

The foundation for a Spirituality of the Heart can be found in our own personal experience of God’s love. In the First Letter of St John (4/15) we find a basis for this ”We ourselves...

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MSC MAGAZINE, AUSTRALIA – NEW EDITION

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The print magazine, MSC, began publishing in 2018.  It features articles and photos and some Province information.  The present edition is Spring 2019.

Visitors to the site who would like to receive copies by mail, please contact the executive...

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AN INSIGHT INTO THE WORK OF PRISON MINISTRY:  PETER CARROLL MSC.

The work of Catholic prison chaplains was celebrated at a conference in Melbourne last week.

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From left: Alison Burt (Executive Secretary, Bishops Commission for Social Justice), Paul Zammit (Master of Ceremonies), Fr Peter...

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THE CHEVALIER FAMILY FOR JUSTICE AND PEACE IN THE WORLD,

FIRST FRIDAY SEPTEMBER 2019

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Each month, the Chevalier Family for Justice (MSC, OLSH, MSC Sisters, Lay MSC) promote an issue for prayer and action for each month and provide us with a poster.

Our Spirituality of the Heart has a key...

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EXPLORING NORTH VIETNAM

By Hoang Huy Nguyen MSC - Community leader of the MSC in Vietnam

From the MSC Magazine

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Hoang with the Bishop of Thai Binh province

June 3th - 12th June, 2019, Chris and Hoang made a trip to North and Central Vietnam. The purpose of our trip is to live out the spirit...

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MSC COURAGEOUS STATEMENT, PHILIPPINE PROVINCE

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We, Missionaries of the Sacred Heart – Philippine Province, meeting in a Provincial Conference, are convinced of Pope Francis’ advice to view reality from the “periphery” and not from the center in the light of the Gospel (EG, 51). We are...

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