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.

FURTHER TO EUROPE MSC NOVICES, MSC AFRICA NOVICES.

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An earlier group of MSC Africa novices

Fr Jonas Hassan Mouchi MSC from Cameroon and the MSC African Union and who studied at Marymount, Castle Hill in the first part of 2017 writes about the novitiate in Kinshasa.

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I am happy to tell you...

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AN OLSH RANDWICK STORY, A MIGRANT'S JOURNEY - AND ACTIVE IN MSC MINISTRY

 

THE STORY OF ALEX YING

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Alex is a Reader and Eucharistic Minister, a member of the Parish Council of Our Lady of the Sacred Heart parish, Randwick, and a Catechist at the local public school. He...

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QUITE A YEAR FOR SISTER ANNE GARDINER OLSH, AN HONORARY DEGREE.

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Conferring of the ACU Honorary Degree

Early in 2017, Anne Gardiner was honoured with the title of Senior Australian of the Year for the Northern Territory.  This led to a number of feature articles in various papers, secular and...

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MSC, 50 YEARS IN VENEZUELA, IRISH PROVINCE

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This summer marks 50 years since the first MSC mission began in Venezuela.

From the MSC Irish Province site. The new address is www.mscmissions.ie

Today, the Missionaries of the Sacred Heart are the only Irish priests working in this turbulent...

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MSC EUROPE, NOVITIATE 2015-2018

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After five men taking vows in August, three have now begun their Novitiate formation in Ireland.

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They are Mark, Jordi and Benjamin.

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The Novice Director is Jim Miller from the US.

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The location of the Novitiate is Leap. Scibereen, where there is an MSC...

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Forgiveness is a two-way street

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By Fr. Frank J. Timar, MSC, US Province and website

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Jesus set some mighty high standards for His disciples. Among the hardest requirements of all was His insistence that we take the first step in setting things right when we have a falling out with others,...

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OCTOBER 13th 2017, CENTENARY OF FATIMA APPARITIONS, AND OF THE RUSSIAN REVOLUTION

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If you Google this heading, a number of items appear.

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Looking back over the 100 years, we remember great devotion to Our Lady of Fatima, pilgrimages rivalling Lourdes, the statue travelling the world in the...

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AN ECUMENICAL ALERT. THE REFORMATION, 500 YEARS, MALCOLM FYFE MSC

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Yesterday we reported on the 55th anniversary of the opening of Vatican II, John XXIII also established the Secretariat for Christian Unity for ecumenical collaboration.

Vicar General of the diocese of Darwin, Malcolm Fyfe...

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55th ANNIVERSARY OF THE OPENING OF VATICAN II

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Vatican II opened on October 11th 1962 - today offers an opportunity to look back at its inspiration and hopes. And where we are in the Church today.

The quotations below are from John XXIII's opening address.

A Sudden Inspiration

As regards...

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TRANSITION, PROVINCIALS, KENSINGTON FUNCTION

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In the chapel, Chris McPhee and John Mulrooney.

Friday 6th October saw a visit to the Kensington Monastery of Chris McPhee as part of the transition in leadership in the Australian Province. This week sees the second week in the transition.

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A BEREINA MISSIONARY STORY, RIP, FR EVAN FRANCIS DUGGAN

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A memorial to Fr Duggan from the Bishop of Bereina, Rochus Tatamai MSC.

It is with great sadness that the Diocese of Bereina announces the passing on of Reverend Father Evan Francis Duggan – Diocesan Priest of Bereina Diocese. Father...

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