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.

AN AMERICAN MSC PROVINCE STORY: RIP, BROTHER NICHOLAS LANESE MSC

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Brother Nicholas Lanese, M.S.C., a member of the Missionaries of the Sacred Heart, died April 4, 2017 in Hospice at Manor Care Nursing Home. He was born in Cleveland, OH, on Aug. 17, 1933, to Angelo and Assunta (Mitri) Lanese,...

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ANZAC DAY REMEMBRANCE 2017, ROME - FROM TONY ARTHUR MSC

Following the item yesterday on Anzac Day, Tony Arthur has sent this news about ANZ memorials in Rome.

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As usual the expat community (ANZ) celebrated Anzac Day in Rome. There was a commemoration at the War Cemetery near Pyramido...

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GREG McENNALLY MSC, NEW BOOK, BEHIND THE  MASK

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In 2014, after his years teaching English in China, published A Traveller in China. Here is another book on China.

"China Behind the Mask is not only an interesting, informative and enjoyable read but gives a thorough description of life in...

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ANZAC DAY REMEMBRANCE 2017

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Recommending another look at Jim Littleton’s 2009 book on MSC Chaplains, World War I, World War II and later part-time Chaplains, all listed personally, With the Armed Forces.

You might like to use the Search engine above for stories of the Chaplains, Pat...

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RIP, SISTER MARY CONSTANCE DALEY FDNSC

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Eulogy: Sr Mary Constance fdnsc (21.05.1915 – 13.04.2017)

The OLSH obituaries are always a reminder of the particular ministries of the sisters, in Sister Constance’s case, Channel Island Leprosarium, the Randwick Hospital and her art work.

May...

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GREG McCANN MSC, 100 YEARS CELEBRATION - PART 2

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This part contains John Mulrooney's Homily, Mark McDonald's letter, photos of the Mass, with glimpses of concelebrants, groups, and the lunch.

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HOMILY – GREG McCANN MSC (Snr)

100 YEARS YOUNG!

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When Greg Jnr asked me last week to share...

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GREG McCANN MSC, 100 YEARS CELEBRATION - PART 1.

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A word of gratitude to correspondents who sent texts and photos: photos from Greg McCann, with many family photos, John Kelliher and Kimi Vunivesilevu.

Texts from Greg McCann, John Mulrooney and a letter from the Superior General, Mark...

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TRU NGUYEN MSC, WITNESS TO EASTER.

 

The article below appeared as part of Easter Sunday reporting in the Murdoch tabloids in Sydney and Melbourne.  Perhaps you did not see it. Here it is. Apologies for the difficulties in formatting - just keep scrolling down for the latter part of the...

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MONIVAE BASKETBALL CHAMPION

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Chaplain at Monivae College, Peter Hendriks MSC, sent this picture, the College obviously proud of their champion.

"A big congratulations to Abbey Sutherland winning the Country Victoria team gold medal, at the Australian U/18 Basketball Championships in...

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MARYMOUNT NEW LIFE/FORMATION PROGRAM: CHEVALIER FAMILY PRESENCE

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Each year, Marymount offers a program of three months and/or six months in the building and grounds of the former Parramatta Mercy novitiate, Castle Hill. The title is New Life and is open for anyone wanting a renewal program or...

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DENNIS ROCHFORD MSC, GREYTHORN PARISH, FAREWELL AND GOODBYE

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[From the parish website]

Since the beginning of 2015, Dennis has been Administrator of Greythorn Parish (between Balwyn and Doncaster). He was farewelled formally on Palm Sunday and his final duties were the Holy    Week...

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