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

Monday, 28 March 2011




On March 25, 2011, on the Feast of the Annunciation of the Lord, our confrere, Fr. Agenor Girardi, MSC, was ordained Auxiliary Bishop of the Diocese of Porto Alegre. He was ordained by Bishop José Antonio Peruzzo, Bishop of Palmas – Francisco Beltrão, Archbishop Dadeus Grings, Archbishop of Porto Alegre and Bishop Fernando Panico, MSC, Bishop of Crato.

Altogether, there were 24 bishops present in the ordination. Mgr. Agenor Girardi was born in Orleães, Santa Catarina on February 2, 1952. He entered the minor seminary in 1966, and the Novitiate in 1978. He made his first profession on February 2, 1979 in São Paulo. Bishop Agostinho José Sartori ordained him priest on September 5, 1982.

He chose “Ametur Cor Jesu” as his motto.