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.

ACKNOWLEDGING ALBERT CHAN MSC, 85th BIRTHDAY

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Congratulating Albert Chan on his 85th birthday.

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Albert made his first profession 62 years ago in 1956.  He was ordained 56 years ago in 1962.

The first decades of his ministry were spent in education, teaching science, supervising dormitories...

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A VISIT TO SOUTH AFRICA, MSC AND OLSH – PAUL CASHEN MSC

Paul Cashen writes from South Africa.

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At present I am in SA on the invitation of the Australian OLSH and MSC to visit their mission to the Limpopo Province of South Africa.  

I met up with most of the Irish, African and Australian...

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NEW MSC BISHOP IN PERU, TIMOTEO SOLORZANO ROJAS.

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Auxiliary Bishop-Elect of Trujillo, Peru

Titular Bishop of Dumium

Events

Date

Age

Event

Title

24 Jan 1969

49.80

Born

15 Aug 1990

21.5

First Vows

Member of Missionaries of...

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LAY MSC MEETINGS, ADELAIDE

Our MSC Group Adelaide 2018

Each Lay MSC group has its own way of operating. Here I would like to outline our method. It is not for everyone; but we can always learn from others.

Our group meets every month and the topic is generally chosen by the family that is hosting the meeting. However on...

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ARMISTICE CENTENARY, MSC CHAPLAIN MEMORIES, A FRENCH MSC AIR ACE.

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One hundred years ago on 11 November 1918, four bloody years of brutal conflict came to an end. Almost 62,000 Australians died fighting for our freedom and in service of our nation.

THE CHAPLAINS

If you would like more...

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POPE FRANCIS, CARDINAL RIBAT, PNG - AND OTHER STORIES AROUND THE MSC WORLD.

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A Synod moment - in case the photo is not too clear, the Pope's vest reads 'I Love PNG' With Cardinal John Ribat MSC and the new Bishop of Kerema, Pedro Centeno Baquero SDB.  Looks as though the Bishops assailed the...

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PAST STUDENTS FROM CHEVALIER AND MONIVAE PROMINENT IN FAIRFAX MEDIA

PETER HARTCHER, CHEVALIER

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In 1981, while a student at Chevalier College in Burradoo, NSW, Hartcher was national winner of the Sydney Morning Herald's Plain English Speaking competition and won a trip to England, where he won...

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GOOD NEWS - A NOVICE, KENJI KONDA

Reception into the Novitiate 2 November 2018

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A significant event for the MSC Australian Province took place on the evening of the 2nd of November in the Jenkins Chapel St Mary's Towers, Douglas Park. For the first time in six years a reception ceremony was...

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NEW BOOK BY PAUL STENHOUSE MSC ABOUT HIS ANCESTOR,

John Farrell: Poet, Journalist and Social Reformer 1851–1904.

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Description from the publishers.

John Farrell was an integral figure in the literary and political ferment of the 1880s and 1890s in Australia. A popular...

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BOB IRWIN MSC, LETTER FROM VIETNAM

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He is back! After 8 strenuous months defeating his cancer, Uncle Thoi has returned to Vietnam, to renew his position as the chief formator here. Smiles all around. His return was celebrated with Eucharist and then the lamb shanks which he and Hung brought...

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ATTRACTED? PERSUADED? MSC POSTERS – WHAT DO YOU THINK?

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There are quite a number of MSC Posters around. 

Here is a first selection.

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Pacific Union

One of the immediate factors to note is differing cultures. MSC ministry in a range of countries.

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Philippines

And there are differing...

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