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.


We are to be on earth the heart of God. God has no other heart but ours.

Current News


 Barry renews his vows

Barry renews his vows - and his nephew, David, and his sister, Pat, bring up the gifts at the Eucharist

David nephew Pat sister Noble

And celebrated by the local musicians

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Barry Smith, who grew up in Victoria, made his Novitiate at St Mary’s Towers, Douglas Park, and professed his vows as an MSC Brother on August 2nd 1969.

 There were pre-lunch drinks on the cloister

Pre lunch drinks

Barry has spent many years on MSC College staffs, especially at Chevalier and, in more recent years as part of the administrative staff at Daramalan, Canberra.

And a big, generous kitchen group

Head chef Rosey middle with glasses

With a small taste (or glimpse) of the dessert they prepared

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 And speeches

Barry speech

From Barry - and from Rita Daniels, principal of Daramalan College

Rita Daniels Daramalan principal speech

During the 1990s, he served as Provincial Bursar at Treand House. He also participated in renewal courses in Dublin and in Cor Novum, Issoudun.

 ... To guests and a large contingent of MSC confreres

MSC contingent

At present, he is the Community Leader of the MSC Community at Douglas Park where jubilee celebrations, Mass and Lunch, were held in anticipation on July 20th.

 Barry renews his vows

With thanks to the local photographer.