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: Friday, 23 June 2017 03:38
FEAST OF THE SACRED HEART OF JESUS, 2017
Blessings to all the visitors to this site celebrating God's love in Jesus' Heart,
It is not easy to find an image of the Sacred Heart that appeals to today's sensibilities. Not so many evoke in us an appreciation of 'Heart Spirituality". The...
- Published: Thursday, 22 June 2017 01:45
SOME MSC STORIES - AROUND THE WORLD
Cardinal John Ribat MSC and Fr Victor Roche SVD - at the United Nations Conference on Oceans and a ban on deep sea mining - President and General Secretary of the Federation of Bishops Conferences of Oceania.
Ben Fleming MSC attended a migration...
- Published: Wednesday, 21 June 2017 01:44
ADELAIDE MSC COMMUNITY - 2017
MSC Reflections Days
Moonta Bay, South Australia
Community: Bill Brady, John Rate Paul Cashen, Frank Perry, Noel Mansfield, Chris Murphy, Krish Mathavan
Facilitator: Peter Malone.
We continued our yearly reflection days (retreats) at Moonta bay. We...
- Published: Tuesday, 20 June 2017 03:52
TOM KENEALLY’S CRIMES OF THE FATHER – AND WHO IS THE BLACK-BEARDED MISSIONARY OF THE SACRED HEART?
Tom Keneally’s novel about sexual abuse in the church, with a Sydney setting, has been available for several months. This is not a review of the novel but some reflections on why the novel...
- Published: Monday, 19 June 2017 01:00
KHOI NGUYEN MSC, NEW BOOK, VIETNAMESE: RETURNS – 30 REFLECTIONS
We have arrived at the next generation of MSC writers.
In his pastoral work in Melbourne as a seminarian, Khoi has worked with Vietnamese children in religious education and with their parents, especially in...
- Published: Friday, 16 June 2017 21:16
NOEL MANSFIELD MSC, GOLDEN JUBILEE CELEBRATIONS
Golden Jubilee Of Priesthood, 10th June 2017
Here are some photos of Noel’s celebration. Here is his homily.
NOTE: After the homily comes the speech Noel gave after the Mass – it is his heartfelt story, especially on his illness and the...
- Published: Thursday, 15 June 2017 22:26
SOME MSC HISTORY: WITH THE BENEDICTINE SISTERS
Some years ago we featured a list of the MSC Chaplains to the Little Sisters of the Poor at Northcote over many decades. Before the growth of MSC colleges, MSC were chaplains to the Benedictine Sisters at Rydalmere on the Paramatta River.
- Published: Wednesday, 14 June 2017 23:15
MESSAGES FROM MONIVAE: PETER HENDRIKS MSC
Peter Hendriks is Chaplain at Monivae College - he has sent news items indicating the vitality and prowess of the students; items can be found on the Monivae Facebook page.
Congratulations Sebastian Christie-Crane on your selection for the...
- Published: Tuesday, 13 June 2017 23:12
OUR MSC DEACONS' MINISTRY ON THE WAY TO PRIESTHOOD.
Our deacons, Krish Mathavan, Kimi Vunivesilevu and Peter Turuchai (of the PNG Province) have been approved for ordination to the priesthood. They are working in parishes as deacons.
Kimi is working in the parish of Our Lady of the...
- Published: Monday, 12 June 2017 22:46
FOR THOSE WHO WOULD LIKE LITURGY NOTES.
Visitors to Current News on this site may not realise that each week, there are liturgy notes (more than ample) for the coming Sunday prepared by Claude Mostowik MSC. There are many suggestions for prayers, intercessions as well as homilies. There is...
- Published: Monday, 12 June 2017 07:56
CAN WE IMAGINE THE TRINITY? THE SHACK
Yesterday we celebrated Trinity Sunday. We have theological language. We have manifestations of the Trinity as Creator, Redeemer, Comforter. A faith-based film, The Shack, dramatises the Trinity as an African-American woman, with an Israeli male actor as...