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.

CONGRATULATIONS TO FR BILL CUNNINGHAM MSC, 95.

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Acknowledging the life and ministry of Fr Bill Cunningham MSC as he turns 95.  For those who wished him 'Ad Multos Annos', they have had their blessing fulfilled.

 

His ministry, for many decades - he was ordained in 1951, almost 69 years ago -...

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A GOOD NEWS STORY FROM ST MARY'S TOWERS, DOUGLAS PARK.  AFTER THE FIRES, THE RAIN  

With thanks to Fred Stubenrauch, Dominic Gleeson, Robyn Reynolds.

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Yes we have had plenty of rain at DP.
A contractor had been engaged to clean out the dam as it had been completely dry for some time....

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CONGRATULATIONS, ST JOHN’S COLLEGE, DARWIN, 60 YEARS

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An MSC congratulations to St John's because for 30 years there was a strong MSC presence, Principals, staff of Brothers and Priests.  The College belongs to the Diocese of Darwin, but from 1960 for about 30 years, it was staffed by MSC....

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A ROAMING CATHOLIC,  LAUNCH OF ADRIAN MEANEY'S MEMOIR, MSC MISSION OFFICE

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THE BOOK

The memoirs of Fr Adrian Meaney msc launched on Friday 14th February 2020 at the Sacred Heart Monastery in Kensington.

With thanks to the MSC Mission Office, Roger Purcell and Sean Donovan, photos and text.

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A FILM ON A WORLD WAR II SAINT YOU MIGHT LIKE TO SEE: FRANZ JAGERSTATTER, BEATIFIED BY BENEDICT XVI IN 2007

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A HIDDEN LIFE

US/Germany, 2019, 174 minutes. August Diehl, Valerie Pachner. Directed by Terrence Malick.

The title comes from a quotation, George Elliot in Middlemarch. It highlights...

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SOME MSC EVENTS, KOREA, INDONESIA, BRAZIL - ORDINATIONS, PROFESSIONS...     

KOREA

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Congratulations to our newly ordained MSC priests from our MSC Korea Province: Fr. Richard JunJeong Kim and Fr. Jinho Pius Kim! They were ordained last January 13, 2020.

INDONESIA

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We give great thanks to...

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NEWS ABOUT SHOREHAM 2020

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Brian Gallagher has moved from Shoreham to Blacburn. He has sent this message about what is happening at The Cliffs, Shoreham this year.

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Clare and Artie Shearman are now installed and enthusiastic about continuing the retreat ministry.  Clare is the spiritual...

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TRIBUTE TO BOB IRWIN MSC AS HE COMPLETES HIS TERM AS DIRECTOR OF MSC EDUCATION.

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The Chevalier Institute began during Fr Bob’s time developed from his recognition of the need for faith formation for adults in Spirituality of the Heart. Both as Director of the Institute and Director of MSC...

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PP TRANSITION AT MOONAH PARISH

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Krish Mathavan has been appointed the new parish priest of Moonah-Lutana in the suburbs of Hobart. He moves from Henley Beach, Adelaide.

 

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A happy occasion

Mark Hanns is the outgoing parish priest and will take up a position in MSC Formation in Blackburn...

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MSC NEWS WE MISSED

Missionaries of Sacred Heart bid farewell to St Albans

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Many MSC from Australia have visited, a number have stayed at, our parish in London, St Albans.

It is only recently that we discovered the news about St Albans – not as alert to Social Media as we thought.

Here is...

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CHEVALIER FAMILY FIRST FRIDAY.  AND MSC MISSION OFFICE BUSHFIRE APPEAL

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A MESSAGE FOR THE FIRST FRIDAY FROM THE DIRECTOR OF THE MSC MISSION OFFICE.

I am humbled to share that we have reached 60% of our goal for our bushfire...

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