Missionaries of the Sacred Heart, an Australian community, in a worldwide religious congregation.
Jesus loved with a human heart: with him we proclaim his love to the world.
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.
- Published: Friday, 22 February 2019 23:18
PROFESSION ANNIVERSARY TIME AGAIN
26th February used to be the traditional date for first professions.
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...
- Published: Thursday, 21 February 2019 23:25
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.
- Published: Saturday, 16 February 2019 06:17
MSC MISSION OFFICE, AUSTRALIA
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.
- Published: Wednesday, 20 February 2019 22:52
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.
The Berlinale provides an opportunity to highlight some of the Church’s worldwide...
- Published: Thursday, 14 February 2019 23:51
ADRIAN FRANCIS MEANEY MSC (1933-2019)
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...
- Published: Tuesday, 19 February 2019 22:56
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.
“My song will be for you, forever, You the music of...
- Published: Thursday, 14 February 2019 04:03
MSC BURIED IN TOOWOOMBA
In recent years, this site has featured MSC who are not buried at Douglas Park. Brian Scrivener is buried in Kiribati; Bishop Jim Cuskelly is buried in Brisbane; we featured the names of those buried at Croydon. (For details, type in names in the Search Engine on the...
- Published: Tuesday, 19 February 2019 04:24
FOR THE RECORD: PHOTOS OF ADRIAN MEANEY'S REQUIEM AND FUNERAL
With thanks to our correspondent at Kenstington and Douglas Park.
Requiem Mass: Fr Adrian Francis Meaney MSC OBE CSM
10:30am Friday 15th February 2019
Our Lady of the Rosary Church, Kensington
Main Celebrant: Provincial...
- Published: Wednesday, 13 February 2019 07:11
A CHEVALIER COLLEGE STORY, DROUGHT, POEM
This month sees students returning to school. We have featured Downlands and Monivae on the site.
Here is a Chevalier story sent by Gerry Burke MSC, a Chevalier student and his poem: Darcy Howard.
Darcy has a twin brother who has been dux in year 10...
- Published: Monday, 18 February 2019 03:19
DARAMALAN MEMORIES, BEGINNINGS TO THE PRESENT
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...
- Published: Tuesday, 12 February 2019 07:24
MSC PRESENCE IN JAPAN
MSC ministry in Japan began in the late 1940s, supported by Fr Archie Bryson MSC who had been a war chaplain.
Brian Taylor with Chris McPhee.
The three Australian MSC now in Japan, Fr Brian Taylor for over 50 years, Fr Keith Humphries (who was in Australia last year...