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.

CATHOLIC WEEKLY VOCATIONS ISSUE: MSC CENTREFOLD.

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This is the format of the centrefold - the lefthand page had excerpts from the booklet collection of MSC pastoral stories.

The righthand page had 3 articles by our three men coming to the end of their formation years, Krish, Kimi and Khoi. You...

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MIDWEEK REFLECTION: "Lord, teach us to pray .  .  ."  (Luke 11: 1), PATRICK SHARPE MSC

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          I really do not know how many times people have said to me, "I only pray, Father, when I want something from God".  Prayer, however, should be an essential part of our everyday life.   Prayer is...

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APOLOGY TO AUSTRALIAN RELIGIOUS WOMEN.

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John Mulrooney explains a ritual apology: During the June Catholic Religious Australia Conference in Melbourne which I attended, the Leaders of  the Male Congregations decided it was timely for us to formally apologise to the women religious for the harm...

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ALBERT CHAN MSC, CHINESE MINISTRY IN BRISBANE

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Faith-filled: St Paul de Chartres Residential Aged Care resident Christina Harney with the nursing home founders Fr Albert Chan, Sr Nancy Wong, Sr Lucie Ko and Sr Teresa Lau. Photo: Emilie Ng

Priest’s dream to see Chinese religious sisters open...

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A WEEKEND REFLECTION - DISTORTED IMAGES OF GOD

- from the US MSC site. (You can Google the site and subscribe to the spirituality reflections.)

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HOW TO OVERCOME FIVE HARMFUL AND DISTORTED IMAGES OF GOD

When things go our way, life is nothing but a breeze!

“Gosh, everything has been going...

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DOUG SMITH MSC - A GOLDEN JUBILEE PROFILE

From the Parish Newsletter, OLSH Randwick, with thanks to co-editor, Tony McNamara

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50 years a Priest                                                                        

In July this year Fr Doug Smith celebrates being a priest for 50 years....

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MSC PROFESSIONS - ALWAYS GOOD NEWS

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Carl Tranter MSC writes:

A day of great celebration and joy as five men profess their first vows as Missionaries of the Sacred Heart (MSC) at our European Novitiate in Myross Wood, West Cork, Ireland. They are, from left to right in the photo, Jaime Rosique...

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THANG MSC COMES TO BLACKBURN

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A scene at Ho Chi Minh City airport as Thang farewells his family.

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Thang is welcomed by the Blackburn community (on the occasion of Sylvester Warwakai's 35th birthday)

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Thang is welcomed by parishioners at Blackburn.

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He is studying English language at...

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PERHAPS YOU WERE WONDERING ABOUT THE 2017 VICTORIA-TASMANIA MSC COMMUNITY.

The Victoria-Tasmania Community is the second largest of the Province, coming after Kensington. Here is a photo from a recent gathering.

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Along the back row: Terry Bowman (Blackburn), Brian Gallagher (Shoreham), Ted...

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MISSIONARIES OF THE SACRED HEART, 50 YEARS IN VENEZUELA

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Irish MSCs went to Venezuela in 1967. In the last decades, times have been difficult and even more so in 2017, political unrest, economic stresses, protesters being killed.

Fr Joe McGee, Irish MSC Provincial visited for the Jubilee and...

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WEEKEND PHOTO CATCH-UP: CELEBRATIONS OF KIMI VUNIVESILEVU MSC AND TONY ARTHUR MSC

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KIMI'S MASS OF THANKSGIVING, KENSINGTON PARISH

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KIMI'S MASS AT KENSINGTON MONASTERY

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TONY ARTHUR'S GOLDEN JUBILEE OF PRIESTHOOD MASS, ROME

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Celebration at the chapel of the Ursuline General House

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With...

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