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.

Current News

THE APIA CONFERENCE AT WORK: FORMATION, JUSTICE, PROFESSIONAL STANDARDS

APIA Formation small group

This week saw the APIA Conference at work. A selected photo record.

FORMATION

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Australian host, Frank Dineen, introduces the discussion

Delegates responsible for Formation programs in the different provinces and unions met for discussions. The pre-novitiate directors from areas were present as well as some novice directors.

APIA Formation group

With the different cultures in the provinces and issues of numbers joining the congregation, there was plenty of material for an exchange of views.A focus on Heart Spirituality.

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APIA Formation Toussaint speaking

African perspectives

JUSTICE

Delegates responsible for justice issues in their areas also met for reflection on how contemporary issues are faced in principle and in action.

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Claude Mostowik, Australian host, introduces the discussion

Apia Justice group

APIA Justice C BUBU

An Indian perspective

APIA Justice group 2

PROFESSIONAL STANDARDS

During a meeting of the superiors, Professional Standards, so prominent in the Church’s consciousness at this time, drew on the expertise of lay advisers who were invited to offer input and join the discussions.

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APIA Professional Standards