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.

MSC BROTHERS, AND A DIP INTO THE ARCHIVES, GEORGE CARTER MSC

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MSC Brothers at the APIA Conference, Sydney, 2018

American MSC Brother, Warren Perrotto, working in Fiji, has written on the vocation of the MSC Brother. Here is one of his focus points.

Jesus walked on earth as Brother. He...

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AN ‘ALL-OUT BATTLE’ AGAINST THE ABUSE OF MINORS

We support the Vatican meeting on abuse - and its hoped-for developments.

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Mebers of End Clergy Abuse and survivors

The time has come for an "all-out battle" against the abuse of minors, erasing this abominable crime from the face of the...

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RIP, SR MONA ISOBEL SACKLEY OLSH


24th April 1927 – 6 December 2018

This site offers memorials of OLSH Sisters who have died. Their stories are personal but also illustrate the wide history of the mission heritage of Jules Chevalier.

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“My song will be for you, forever, You the music of...

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MSC ORDINATIONS AND PROFESSIONS 2018.

PROFESSION PACIFIC UNION 6

 

Numbers joining the congregation go up and down. Recently we featured four men joining in Australia.

Here are some photo reminders from other provinces and regions.

PACIFIC UNION

PROFESSION PACIFIC UNION 7

 

INDONESIA

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CAMEROUN

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PHILIPPINES

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INDIA

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FOR THE RECORD: PHOTOS OF ADRIAN MEANEY'S REQUIEM AND FUNERAL

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With thanks to our correspondent at Kenstington and Douglas Park.

Requiem Mass: Fr Adrian Francis Meaney MSC OBE CSM

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10:30am Friday 15th February 2019

Our Lady of the Rosary Church, Kensington

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Main Celebrant: Provincial...

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PROFESSION ANNIVERSARY TIME AGAIN

26th February used to be the traditional date for first professions.

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This means that in 2019, we celebrate 70 years for Martin Wilson who lives at the Chevalier Resource Centre, Kensington. We remember his years of teaching philosophy in the seminary, his...

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DARAMALAN MEMORIES, BEGINNINGS TO THE PRESENT

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This is a special posting for past staff and students of Daramalan MSC College, Canberra - and for the present and those in-between.

This note was written on October 22nd 2018, the day after Chevalier Day (the anniversary of Jules Chevalier’s...

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VATICAN MEETING ON CLERICAL SEXUAL ABUSE OPENS TODAY

For the first time in Catholic history, nearly 200 church leaders from around the world, including more than 100 bishops, will gather at the Vatican starting Thursday to confront the scourge of clergy who sexually abuse children.

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The...

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MSC MISSION OFFICE, AUSTRALIA

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The main legacy of Adrian Meaney is the Mission Office with its large outreach across the world. The challenge now is for it to continue and grow. Some acknowledgements of the Mission Office have arrived. Here are some quotations and some pictures.

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Fiji,...

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GOD EXISTS, AND HER NAME IS PETRUNIJA

Now, here is a heading go get some attention, if not (I hope).

This is the tile of the film which won the Ecumenical Prize at the 2019 Berlin Film Festival last week.

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The Berlinale provides an opportunity to highlight some of the Church’s worldwide...

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ADRIAN FRANCIS MEANEY MSC (1933-2019)

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This pen and photo portrait of Adrian was sent by a correspondent for this site

Born: 15th December, 1933 (Teneriffe, Brisbane)

Parents: James Aloysius Meaney (Bauple, Qld) & Margaret Mary Whelan (Koroit, Vic)

 

Siblings: Basil (d), Carmel...

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