Today is Ash Wednesday and Catholics throughout the world are observing this occasion by attending Ash Wednesday services at their parish and fasting, or abstaining from meat. The...
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: Thursday, 07 March 2019 07:17
RIP, DENIS EDWARDS
The Missionaries of the Sacred Heart offer sympathy and prayers to the Archdiocese of Adelaide on the death of their priest and theologian, Denis Edwards.
Msgr Edwards, 75, died at the Royal Adelaide Hospital after suffering a stroke on the weekend.
A senior lecturer in...
- Published: Tuesday, 05 March 2019 22:42
- Published: Thursday, 28 February 2019 00:21
SOME SIGNIFICANT MARCH DAYS FOR THE CHEVALIER FAMILY - 2019
March 25th has many entries, a significant day. It includes the foundation of the Handmaids of the Lord in 1918 by Archbishop Alain de Boismenu MSC.
Mary Drum, MSC Provincial Australia, and Paul, MSC PNG
However, there are quite a...
- Published: Monday, 04 March 2019 23:19
SURGERY AND TREATMENT FOR HEART OF LIFE CENTRE DIRECTOR
That sounds a somewhat sensational heading – but it is designed to draw attention to the beginning of 2019 at Heart of Life.
Last month, HOL director (since 2014), Paul Beirne, had surgery on face and neck, putting him out of...
- Published: Wednesday, 27 February 2019 00:19
MSC BROTHERS, AND A DIP INTO THE ARCHIVES, GEORGE CARTER MSC
MSC Brothers at the APIA Conference, Sydney, 2018
American MSC Brother, Warren Perrotto, working in Fiji, has written on the vocation of the MSC Brother. Here is one of his focus points.
Jesus walked on earth as Brother. He...
- Published: Sunday, 03 March 2019 22:29
PNG INDIGENOUS SISTERS – YOU MAY NOT HAVE HEARD THIS STORY
We know that quite a number of religious congregations of sisters were established with the help of MSC bishops and priests.
Indigenous Sisters, Daughters of Mary Immaculate, New Britain.
We also know the stories of the Japanese...
- Published: Tuesday, 26 February 2019 03:15
AN ‘ALL-OUT BATTLE’ AGAINST THE ABUSE OF MINORS
We support the Vatican meeting on abuse - and its hoped-for developments.
Mebers of End Clergy Abuse and survivors
The time has come for an "all-out battle" against the abuse of minors, erasing this abominable crime from the face of the...
- Published: Saturday, 02 March 2019 13:35
GOLDEN JUBILEES OF PROFESSION, 1969-2019.
Congratulations to the men who are celebrating 50 years of profession.
The actual day was 1st March. Celebrations for the jubilarians (and for some of those 60 years and 70 years professed), March 2nd.
And, in alphabetical order.
Henk Bosman MSC.
- Published: Monday, 25 February 2019 04:39
MSC ORDINATIONS AND PROFESSIONS 2018.
Numbers joining the congregation go up and down. Recently we featured four men joining in Australia.
Here are some photo reminders from other provinces and regions.
- Published: Thursday, 28 February 2019 23:20
FIRST FRIDAY OF MARCH, CHEVALIER FAMILY JUSTICE AND PEACE REFLECTION.
A message and resolutions
- 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...