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: Monday, 14 January 2019 22:18
BOB IRWIN MSC, VISIT TO THE MSC NOVITIATE, PHILIPPINES – AN INTERNATIONAL FORMATION VENTURE.
Entry to the Novitiate
Last week was something of an MSC India week on this site, three posts.
This week will be something on an MSC Vietnam week.
Preview of coming attractions – the new...
- Published: Sunday, 13 January 2019 22:23
JOSEF SENJUK MSC - A MUSIC STORY
Southern Highlands Symphony Orchestra – Josef Senjuk
Second longest tenured member of our community at St Mary’s Towers at Douglas Park, Josef Senjuk, was recruited into the Southern Highlands Symphony Orchestra, having taken part in...
- Published: Monday, 07 January 2019 22:22
INDIAN MSC PRIEST INVOLVED IN CAR ACCIDENT.
Father Anthony Prem Kumar
With thanks to Malcolm Fyfe MSC for this news.
One of our pluckier Indian MSCs, Father Anthony Prem Kumar, has been for some years now working alongside members of the Spanish Province in Paraguay. (Father Jaya Kumar Raju...
- Published: Friday, 11 January 2019 22:20
WE HAVE HAD AN INDIAN MSC WEEK ON OUR SITE
This week our site has been featuring India (for non-indian and non-Australian visitors, you will not have experienced the cricket tests with India’s superiority over Australia, but no matter!!). There was the car accident in Paraguay and the...
- Published: Sunday, 06 January 2019 23:36
WHAT'S IN A VESTMENT? WHO'S IN A VESTMENT? OLDER ANSWERS
The photo below had some circulation on Facebook last week, eliciting some comments. This led to our trying to check the date – which revealed that if you Google Cardnal Raymond Burke, who is central to the photos, an item appears...
- Published: Thursday, 10 January 2019 23:15
WINNERS, AUSTRALIAN CATHOLIC FILM OFFICE
MSC Brothers and Priests, OLSH Sisters and many lay missionaries served indigenous people in Central Australia, at Arltunga, Santa Teresa, Alice Springs parish, for many decades.
Sweet Country offers an opportunity to raise Australian consciousness...
- Published: Friday, 04 January 2019 23:17
ST MARY'S TOWERS, DOUGLAS PARK - AT CHRISTMAS
More than 140 people attended our Christmas Vigil Mass, celebrated for the first time by our new Parish Priest Tony Arthur.
The service began with carols led by Trish Smith (organ) and daughter Amy Parish (guitar & vocals)...
- Published: Wednesday, 09 January 2019 22:15
NEW MSC MAJOR SUPERIOR APPOINTED FOR INDIA
Some further news from Malcolm Fyfe MSC
Just today an announcement has come from the Generalate that a new Superior has been appointed for the MSC Indian Union. It is FATHER THATHEUS DARWIN. He will take office on February 15. Father Darwin succeeds...
- Published: Thursday, 03 January 2019 22:40
FIRST FRIDAY, JANUARY: HEART SPIRITUALITY REFLECTION.
There has been a centuries-old tradition to focus on the Heart of Jesus on the First Friday of each month.
This year, our site would like to offer a brief Heart Spirituality reflection. While our site offers MSC news, photos, associated...
- Published: Tuesday, 08 January 2019 22:07
CONGRATULATIONS OLSH SISTERS, PROFESSIONS - 70, 60 50 YEARS
Mass of Thanksgiving: Saturday 5th January 2019
OLSH Chapel, OLSH Convent Kensington
In celebration of the following milestones in religious life:
70 years of Profession:
Margaret Sullivan FDNSC, Elizabeth Doyle FDNSC
- Published: Wednesday, 02 January 2019 22:50
VINCE CARROLL MSC, DOWNLANDS COLLEGE, TOOWOOMBA
Vince Carroll MSC:
Chris McPhee writes: Vince has returned towards the end of 2018 to Australia. He has done an extraordinary ministry in South Africa – especially with ministering to our Aussie Daughters of Our Lady of the Sacred Heart.