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.

AND NOW INTRODUCING THE MEN WHO HAVE JUST JOINED THE MSC

We posted news and photos of the four men who joined the MSC last Friday. We will introduce them individually during this week and next. Their stories in their own words.

 

Dean Fonseca

Today, Dean Fonseca.

I was born and grew up in the beautiful...

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OUR MSC PRE-NOVITIATE FOUR, RECEPTION CEREMONY AT BLACKBURN.

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Earlier this week, we posted a news items about four young men who have decided to join the Missionaries of the Sacred Heart.

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Friday afternoon saw a ceremony in the parish church of St Thomas Blackburn, a reception of the four...

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GOOD NEWS FROM MSC VIETNAM - PART 2:

LAYING OF THE FOUNDATION STONE FOR CHEVALIER HOUSE.

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With thanks again to our MSC Student correspondent, Bang Dinh MSC for text and so many photos of blessings, stones and contracts.

3 to bless the land

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After the celebration of the novices and...

Read more: GOOD NEWS FROM MSC VIETNAM - PART 2: LAYING OF THE FOUNDATION STONE FOR CHEVALIER HOUSE.

WHAT ARE WE SAYING ABOUT AUSTRALIA DAY 2019? Thinking about January 26th.

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Catholic Religious Australia, Australia Map

Our First Peoples are the traditional custodians of our beautiful lands and waterways and have a fundamental role in the great Australian story. 

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We aspire to an Australia...

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DR PATRICK RYAN MSC - 50TH ANNIVERSARY OF HIS DEATH.  DELVING INTO OUR ARCHIVES

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Today is the 50th anniversary of the death of Patrick Ryan MSC (1904-1969). He was famous for his debate with Communist, Edgar Ross, in 1948. 30,000 people attended. A biography of Fr Ryan can be found in Jim...

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THE SABIO BROTHERS MSC, NEWS FROM THE PHILIPPINES

Many MSC have met Ray and Gene Sabio, two MSC brothers. Ray was a founder of the MSC in Korea and then Vicar Apostolic of the Marshall Islands. Gene was a member of Michael Curran’s General Administration and is now in the US.

Ray Sabio

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GOOD NEWS FROM MSC VIETNAM - and more on Saturday

On the occasion of 12th, January, 2018. We would like to share to you 2 good news

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Lucky money - see below!

First, the celebration of Acceptance and Sending off our Postulants

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Second – will be posted on Saturday!

We had a celebration of...

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2019 MSC PRE-NOVITIATE GROUP, MELBOURNE

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Today, the new pre-Novitiate group, men who have decided to join the Missionaries of the Sacred Heart, arrived in Blackburn.

Their director is Khoi Nyuyrn MSC. We asked him for his perspectives on the year and formation, and included some photos...

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IN MEMORIAM, PETER EDWIN PRICE, 1941-2019.

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Peter Price, valued member of the staff of the Yarra Theological Union, has died after some time of suffering with cancer.  He was buried from St Paschal’s Chapel, Box Hill.

As Missionaries of the Sacred Heart, we wish to honour him and remember...

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MSC SISTERS AUSTRALIA, OUTREACH AND SCHOLARSHIP

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In recent years the MSC Sisters have financed scholarships for further studies. Aboriginal students have received scholarships for University studies.

Notice has been pubiished for  a 2019 scholarship: Spiritual Care and Mental Health...

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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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