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, 20 September 2018 22:08
THE APIA CONFERENCE AT WORK: FORMATION, JUSTICE, PROFESSIONAL STANDARDS
This week saw the APIA Conference at work. A selected photo record.
Australian host, Frank Dineen, introduces the discussion
Delegates responsible for Formation programs in the different provinces and...
- Published: Wednesday, 19 September 2018 23:00
50 YEARS AND MORE, LIGHT IN THE DARKNESS, PETER MALONE MSC
This story appeared on Cathnews some weeks ago, story by Debbie Tucker, photo by Gavin Abraham, who work for the Australian Catholic Bishops Conference. Since it is part of the Province, the site editor, rather self-consciously, is...
- Published: Tuesday, 18 September 2018 22:20
MSC BROTHERS AT THE APIA CONFERENCE.
The presence of MSC Brothers has been most significant for the Society. This is especially true of the Australian Province, in communities, in schools, in trades and skills in missions.
Brother representatives of the different provinces and unions at...
- Published: Monday, 17 September 2018 23:18
A DOUBLE MSC BURIAL, FRANK PERRY AND PETER WOOD
For the record. The Mass for Peter was celebrated at his home parish church, St Bede’s North Balwyn, Victoria. Frank’s Mass was celebrated at Our Lady of the Sacred Heart, Henley Beach, South Australia.
Their coffins were driven to...
- Published: Sunday, 16 September 2018 22:42
OUR ABZALON FILE: TRACKING THE SUPERIOR GENERAL’S VISIT TO AUSTRALIA
When he first arrived in Australia in mid-August, Fr Abzalon visited the houses in Canberra and photos were posted on this site. He then spent a week in the Northern Territory. Again we posted photos. In the last two...
- Published: Friday, 14 September 2018 22:26
PHOTO MEMENTOS OF ORDINATION AND THANKSGIVING MASS, FR KHOI NGUYEN MSC
Photo mementos of a joyful weekend. For the record.
We continue to celebrate the ordination of Khoi Doan Nguyen last Saturday by Bishop Terry Brady at Our Lady of Mt Carmel Church, Bonnyrigg, attended by family, MSC...
- Published: Thursday, 13 September 2018 23:35
TED LAMBERT RIP
A photo from the past.
One of the features of this site is to note the deaths of men who have shared our MSC lives for many years in the past. Ted Lambert was such a man. A 'late vocation', he made his novitiate in 1951. He was ordained in 1958. For some years he was...
- Published: Wednesday, 12 September 2018 22:11
MSC INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE, APIA, ASIA, PACIFIC, AUSTRALIA, 2018
International MSC members from PNG, Fiji and the Pacific, Philippines, Vietnam, India, Korea, Japan, Indonesia as well as from the African Union, arrived in Sydney for a conference this week and extending into next week. It is...
- Published: Tuesday, 11 September 2018 21:10
NEW BOOK, DAWN TO DUSK, BY NOEL MANSFIELD MSC
Congratulations to Noel for his new book on a spirituality of ageing, available from Coventry Press,
No one is exempt from ageing yet there is a lack of resources to help us grow and develop a spirituality of ageing along the way.
From Dawn to...
- Published: Monday, 10 September 2018 23:18
FRANK PERRY MSC, MASS AND EULOGY
The Requiem Mass for Frank was celebrated on Friday, September 7th, at Our Lady of the Sacred Heart Church, Henley Beach. His body was transferred for burial at St Mary's Towers, Douglas Park.
The homily/eulogy was given by Paul Cashen MSC.
- Published: Sunday, 09 September 2018 22:27
A JOYFUL WEEKEND: ORDINATION OF FR KHOI DOAN NGUYEN MSC
After the news of confreres' deaths and requiems this week, we are happy to post the news of the priestly ordination of Khoi Doan Nguyen MSC, Saturday September 8th 2018.
Khoi has served as a deacon in the parish at of Our Lady of the...