- Published: Sunday, 05 April 2020 22:54
ACKNOWLEDGING JOHN BOSMAN MSC, 80.
John Bosman was born on April 6th 1940, a month before the Nazi invasion and occupation of the Netherlands, May 1940
The Bosman family migrated to Australia in the 1950s, settling in Adelaide.
John made his novitiate in 1959, profession on February 26th...
- Published: Friday, 03 April 2020 22:33
LAUGHTER, THE BEST MEDICINE? SOME MORE HELPFUL DOSES!
With a positive response to last week's selection of cartoons, we thought we should post some more cheer in these difficult, physical distancing times.
And a selection for dog lovers.
And practical for the housebound...
- Published: Sunday, 29 March 2020 21:37
IN OUR ISOLATION, OPPORTUNITY TO LEARN MORE MSC STORIES FROM AROUND THE WORLD.
THE BELOVED AMAZON
Report from Humberto Henriques MSC
Before we had to stop the accompaniments because of the restrictions of the covid-19 pandemic, I had the opportunity to travel to our MSC mission in Amazonas...
- Published: Thursday, 02 April 2020 22:53
CHEVALIER FAMILY JUSTICE AND PEACE, FIRST FRIDAY - AN INTENTION FROM MSC AFRICA
The First Friday of April 2020 is not what we anticipated. We have the monthly poster.
However, below the poster is a letter from our Cameroun confrere, Jonas Hassan Mouchi MSC, writing from the formation house...
- Published: Friday, 27 March 2020 21:51
LAUGHTER, THE BEST MEDICINE? BUT IT CAN HELP.
In these difficult, sometimes distressing times, some humour can offer some light relief.
These cartoons have been circulating and you may have seen them. More later, in weeks to come...
a tip for successfully working from home.
- Published: Wednesday, 01 April 2020 22:42
KENSINGTON MONASTERY LOCKDOWN – BUT PHOTOS STILL ACCESSIBLE
Back Row: Ted Merritt, Roger Purcell, John Kelliher. Front row: Herman Kooyman.
As noted on the site last week, Kensington is in lockdown. You won’t be able to visit for some time – and the community can’t visit you. ...
- Published: Thursday, 26 March 2020 21:33
BEST WISHES TO THE MSC SISTERS WORLDWIDE, 120 YEARS
On March 25th, the MSC Sisters celebrate the anniversary of their foundation, their founder Hubert Linckens MSC, the spirit of Jules Chevalier MSC.
Below some pictures of the PNG Sisters celebration, with thanks to Rosemary Lavarabin and...
- Published: Tuesday, 31 March 2020 22:45
SOME SIGNIFICANT APRIL DAYS FOR THE CHEVALIER FAMILY, 2020
Some emphasis on buildings during this month – and mission outreach.
In years to come, March-April, 2020, will be remembered as the months in which covid-19 moved to rapid expansion around the whole world.
- Published: Wednesday, 25 March 2020 22:15
Update on Sacred Heart Monastery and St Mary’s Towers, Douglas Park, Lockdown
Letter from Provincial, Chris McPhee.
St Vincent’s Care Services and the MSC Aged Care Committee have directed that as of midnight tonight, Sacred Heart Monastery and St Mary’s Towers, Douglas Park are to...
- Published: Monday, 30 March 2020 22:19
REMEMBERING THE GREAT FLU AND OUR LADY’S NURSES
Masked influenza relief workers outside Blackfriar’s Depot, Chippendale, Sydney, 1919. Randwick City Library, local history collection.
Recalling the Great Flu of 1919 and the Heroism of Our Lady’s Nurses for the...
- Published: Tuesday, 24 March 2020 21:18
MARY, FROM THE ANNUNCIATION CONSENT TO THE FOOT OF THE CROSS.
From the Formation House in Vietnam, modelled on the Crucifixion and Mary at the foot of the cross in the Basilica in Issoudun.
This reflection for March 25th, Feast of the Annunciation, begins with an anecdote. It concerns our...