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.

NATIONAL DAY OF SORRROW AND PROMISE FOR THOSE HURT BY ABUSE, DECEMBER 2nd.

AUSTRALIAN MSC PROVINCE AND PROFESSIONAL STANDARDS APPOINTMENT.

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CATHOLIC RELIGIOUS AUSTRALIA MEDIA RELEASE

In a collective response from Catholic religious orders across the country, religious women and men will hold...

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SOME SIGNIFICANT DECEMBER DAYS FOR THE CHEVALIER FAMILY, 2018

 

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Fr Chevalier and Fr Maugenest who made the novena for the foundation of the Missionaries of the Sacred Heart.

8th December, the anniversary of the foundation of the Congregation, 164 years ago. Also the transferring of Mother...

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WEEKEND BREAK - SMART PHONES AND US.

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Since 1996, smartphone shipments have had positive growth. In November 2011, 27% of all photographs created were taken with camera-equipped smartphones. In September 2012, a study concluded that 4 out of 5 smartphone owners use the device to shop online.

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Bishops recognise priest’s 50 years as bridge between faith and film, Fr Peter Malone MSC

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Callum Ryan, Peter Sheehan, Richard Leonard, Peter Malone, Mark Coleridge, Stephen Hackett.

Cathnews featured this story yesterday. Here is the post (with an extra photo or two).

The Australian...

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SPIRITUAL DIRECTORS.

FOURTEEN 2018 GRADUATES FROM THE HEART OF LIFE CENTRE FOR SPIRITUALITY AND PASTORAL FORMATION

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INCUDING THANG NGUYEN MSC.

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Siloam is the accredited program for Spiritual Directors (established by Brian Gallagher MSC). It has been at the core of Heart of Life since 1983....

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OUR TIMES OF MUSLIM-CATHOLIC DIALOGUE.  AN MSC STORY FROM INDONESIA.

Petrus Canisius Mangagi MSC Bishop of Amboina

Nurturing interfaith dialogue in Indonesia's conflict-torn Maluku Islands

'Harmony is not something we just talk about, it's something which we have to show proof of,' says Bishop Petrus Canisius Mandagi of Amboina 

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KENJI KONDA NOW IN THE NOVITIATE, HIS STORY

Novitiate Reception Kenji Konda

After spending 2018 in the MSC community at Blackburn, Victoria, he was persuaded to tell his story for the Parish Magazine, The Apostle, of St Thomas Parish. With thanks to St Thomas' for allowing us to reprint.

 

We have inserted some photos...

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ACKNOWLEDGING HAROLD BAKER MSC, 95th BIRTHDAY

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Harold in recent years in Canberra

Our site has been acknowledging the life and ministry of confreres as they turn 80, 85 or 90. However, today is the birthday of the third senior member of the Australian province, Harold Baker, in age and in...

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ANNOUNCING A NEW MSC MISSION OUTREACH, ERSKINEVILLE, TRU NGUYEN

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Here we are again! Advent and Christmas and then into the New Year - 2019.  Christmas is always a time of gift giving. As we know from our own history of being MSC, gifts from the God of surprises are never predictable.

One may...

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PARISH OF DEEPDENE, BALWYN, CAMBERWELL – MELBOURNE.

BOOK ON CHURCH REFURBISHMENT

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MSC who live in the Kew Community are in the now combined parish of Deepdene, Balwyn, Camberwell. Their closest church is Our Lady of Good Counsel, Deepdene. Those who have lived in the community or visited...

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MODERN TECHNICAL MIRACLE - SITE RESTORED!

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Visitors to the site will have seen that we have been off-line since the weekend. Thankfully, the difficulties have been solved with thanks to our administrator.

In fact, the only two things wrong were that Current News and Justice...

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