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



Fr Kingston Summerhayes MSC has died at the age of 83 after a long illness.



Kingston Summerhayes was from Sydney.  He was professed on February 26th 1946.  After his studies at Croydon, Victoria, and his ordination on 27th July 1952, he was appointed to Chevalier College, Bowral to teach (Geometry to the present writer and several other students who were to become MSCs).  However, he spent many more years working in the Northern Territory, especially in Alice Springs.  In later years he went to work in Japan.  He returned from Japan and for his last years, he was living at St Joseph’s at Kensington where he died on the afternoon of December 4th, 2010.