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.

DO YOU KNOW ABOUT THE MSC HISTORY IN TENNANT CREEK, NT?

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Googling turns up some news and history items.

 

During the 1930s Tennant Creek was in the midst of a gold mining boom. In 1934, to cater to the growing non-Aboriginal population, approval was granted for the establishment of a...

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MSC INTERPROVINCE COLLABORATION: US - WITH FR JOANE SIGARARA AND FR CORNEILLE BOYEYE.

FR JOANE SIGARARA MSC – FROM FIJI, PACIFIC UNION. MILITARY

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Two photos from 2019, at Mass and in uniform for Veterans’ Day.

We delved into the website archives and found two items. We thought...

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KIRIBATI, MSC ORDINATION AND SILVER JUBILEE

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Saturday 9th November 2019, priestly ordination of Fr. Tokabwebwe Kiaman.

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And some striking photos of ceremony and celebration

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With thanks to our confrere from Kiribati, Robati Tebaiuea MSC

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Also celebrating 25 years of ordination for...

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MSC APPOINTMENTS II -  THE SEQUEL, PHOTOS AND ALL

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Recently we posted a list of appointments in the Province for 2020.

Now, it seems by popular demand, the release of the sequel! Photos and all.

Barry Smith

  • Barry Smith has been appointed to a new position of the Australian Province-...

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SPIRITUAL DIRECTION, SILOAM AND THE HEART OF LIFE CENTRE.

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The Heart of Life Centre for Spirituality and Pastoral Formation is sponsored by MSC Spirituality Services, Australia.

The core program is for formation of Spiritual Directors, Siloam.

In recent years, many of those coming for the...

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THE ANNALS, 130 YEARS OLD - LOOKING BACK, PART 1, 1889-1930

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Keeping accounts in1911

The Australian Annals, Annals of Our Lady of the Sacred Heart, began publication in 1889.  This month we celebrate 130 years.

To commemorate this anniversary, we will have this article today, another next...

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THREE MEN BEGIN THE MSC NOVITIATE AT DOUGLAS PARK.

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The event was a 'Reception into the Novitiate', held at St Mary’s Towers, the traditional home of the MSC Novitiate, in the community chapel, Mitchell House.

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They were welcomed, each coming in the door, by their Pre-Novitiate Director,...

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MSC INDONESIA, A VISIT BY THE SUPERIOR GENERAL

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Yesterday’s post paid tribute to our Asian confreres and their assistance to our province.

Our neighbouring province, Indonesia, the largest in the congregation deserves our gratitude as well – especially in sending chaplains for the...

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ACKNOWLEDGING TONY ARTHUR MSC, 80.

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The second 80 birthday in the province in one week.

Tony Arthur came from Sydney but did the last two years of his secondary studies at Chevalier  College. After a year in the apostolic school at Douglas Park, he made his novitiate and was professed on the...

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MSC APPOINTMENTS - AND OUR DEBT TO ASIA

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Several appointments for 2020 have been announced - and more news of some of them to come.

However, the list notes that today, November 13th, sees our confrere from India, Parthalomai Paniyadimai, taking up his role as Assistant Parish Priest in...

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LETTER GREETINGS AGAIN FROM SAIGON, BOB IRWIN MSC

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Greetings from Saigon,

November already, so I had better write this now before another month slips away. I hope you and yours are doing well, and in good health.

If you receive this on Wednesday, you might storm the heavens for the 5...

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