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.

ALBERT YELDS MSC, FAREWELL TO KIRIBATI

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With thanks to Martin Everi MSC and his Facebook page for the selection of photos at the airport.

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After more than 30 years working in Kiribati, Albert Yelds is leaving the Pacific nation and returning to Australia. He is a veteran MSC, to turn 94 in...

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PROVINCIAL CONFERENCE AT WORK

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Because of a technical glitch with our uploading photos on to our site during the weekend, the range of photos taken during the Provincial Conference could not be included in the previous post.

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For visitors who would like to see the participants at work,...

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AN MSC PNG STUDENTS’ STORY.   TOMB OF VENERABLE ARCHBISHOP ALAIN DE BOISMENU

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A story from the students.  And, for those who would like a reminder about Alain de Boismenu MSC, some information and photos below.

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So the MSC Scholastics decided to visit the tomb of Bp. Alain de Boisemenu at...

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MSC PROVINCIAL CONFERENCE 2019: “FEED MY SHEEP”

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What does the Provincial Conference do?  What are the issues for 2019?

14 to 17 May, 2019

Chevalier Resource Centre, Kensington, NSW Australia

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PROGRAM

 

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Tuesday 14 May

5:00 pm

Arrival and...

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MSC PARISHES MINISTRY ANNUAL GATHERING

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With thanks for this report from Gerard McCormick MSC, Parish Committee - .and glimpses of people you may know.

A gathering of MSCs ministering in MSC in parishes took place at the Chevalier Resource Centre at Kensington from the 7th to the 8th of May....

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TOMORROW, THE FEAST OF OUR LADY OF THE SACRED HEART

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The 2019 celebration takes place in Eastertide.

The Gospels chosen for the feastday Eucharist are the wedding feast of Cana and Mary and John at the foot of the Cross.

What about including the reading from Acts 1?  Where Mary, after...

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ELECTION DAY/WEEKEND.  SOME COMIC RELIEF FOR THOSE WHO MIGHT NEED IT

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Since so much of the campaign relied on ‘dirty tricks’ (old terminology) and ‘fake news’ (current terminology) and these took place on social media, here are some cautions about this social media.

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Of course, they...

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HEART OF LIFE CENTRE FOR SPIRITUAL AND PASTORAL FORMATION, FIRST SEMESTER CHALLENGE

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2019 has seen the director, Paul Beirne, undergoing surgery and recuperating.  Since the Centre is a significant ministry of the Australian Province Spirituality Services, there is an increased presence this...

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ELECTION 2019 TOMORROW. WHAT DO WE VALUE?

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A note for our overseas visitors.  Saturday May 18th is our Federal election day. Voting is compulsory in Australia. It seemed only right to post something to focus on Gospel values and our voting.  Bishop Vincent Long OFM Conv., Bishop of Paramatta,...

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MSC EDUCATION MEETING, MAY 2019

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MSC Colleges: Downlands, Chevalier, Monivae, Daramalan.

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Bob Irwin MSC writes:

Basically, the meetings were for the Education Council, all MSC Principals, Directors of Mission, school Business Managers,Board Chairs, Chevalier...

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THE MEMORIAL IN NORTHERN VICTORIA FOR FATHER EDWARD McGRATH MSC,1881 – 1977.

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Fr Ted Mc Cormack alerted us to this memorial to Fr Edward McGrath up Benalla way.out in the countryside. Thanks to Ted and to Peter Hendriks MSC for the photos.  See below for Fr McGrath's story.  We posted a lot...

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