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.

BOB IRWIN MSC, VISIT TO THE MSC NOVITIATE, PHILIPPINES – AN INTERNATIONAL FORMATION VENTURE.

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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.

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Preview of coming attractions – the new...

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JOSEF SENJUK MSC - A MUSIC STORY

Southern Highlands Symphony Orchestra – Josef Senjuk

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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...

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INDIAN MSC PRIEST INVOLVED IN CAR ACCIDENT.

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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...

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WE HAVE HAD AN INDIAN MSC WEEK ON OUR SITE

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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...

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WHAT'S IN A VESTMENT? WHO'S IN A VESTMENT? OLDER ANSWERS

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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...

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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.

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Sweet Country offers an opportunity to raise Australian consciousness...

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ST MARY'S TOWERS, DOUGLAS PARK - AT CHRISTMAS

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Christmas Vigil

More than 140 people attended our Christmas Vigil Mass, celebrated for the first time by our new Parish Priest Tony Arthur.

DP Christmas Vigil congregation

The service began with carols led by Trish Smith (organ) and daughter Amy Parish (guitar & vocals)...

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NEW MSC MAJOR SUPERIOR APPOINTED FOR INDIA

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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...

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FIRST FRIDAY, JANUARY: HEART SPIRITUALITY REFLECTION.

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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...

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CONGRATULATIONS OLSH SISTERS, PROFESSIONS - 70, 60 50 YEARS

Mass of Thanksgiving: Saturday 5th January 2019

OLSH Jubilees Our Lady of the Sacred Heart Chapel OLSH Convent Kensington

OLSH Chapel, OLSH Convent Kensington

In celebration of the following milestones in religious life:

70 years of Profession:

OLSH Jubilees Margaret Sullivan Elizabeth Doyle 70 years

Margaret Sullivan FDNSC, Elizabeth Doyle FDNSC

60 years...

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VINCE CARROLL MSC, DOWNLANDS COLLEGE, TOOWOOMBA

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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.

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