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.

POPE FRANCIS. RESPONSE TO THE ROYAL COMMISSION. 81ST BIRTHDAY

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Pope Francis labelled child abuse by priests a "monstrosity" last year and has supported the Pontifical Commission for the Protection of Minors.

The press office of the Holy See said Pope Francis called for the church to be "a...

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FAREWELLING MEMBERS OF THE VICTORIA-TASMANIA MSC COMMUNITY

This is the next largest Australian community after Kensington.  But, some diminishment is at hand!

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December 8th, MSC Foundation Day. Chris Chaplin is on his way to Rome and the General Council. He presided at the Eucharist for the...

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ADVENT, GAUDETE SUNDAY. ST PAUL SAYS 'REJOICE'.

WEEKEND BREAK: BIBLICAL HUMOUR

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MISSIONARIES OF THE SACRED HEART.

LETTER ON RELEASE OF THE REPORT OF THE ROYAL COMMISSION INTO INSTITUTIONAL RESPONSES TO CHILD SEXUAL ABUSE.

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On the day of the release of the report of the Royal Commission, Fr Chris McPhee, Provincial Superior of the Missionaries of the Sacred Heart as...

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VATICAN MUSUEM CATALOGUE LAUNCH - KIMBERLEY, NEW NORCIA, TIWI ISLANDS

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Part of the audience with MSC representatives in the foreground.

With thanks to Malcolm Fyfe MSC, Vicar General of the Diocese of Darwin who was present at the launch in Canberra -  for his report and for the photos. MSC...

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CHRIS McPHEE, MSC PROVINCIAL SUPERIOR

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Since Chris has spent the last six years based in Rome as a member of the international MSC General Council, some visitors to this site may not be familiar with his past ministry.

Born in 1960, after working in banks, he entered the Novitiate and made...

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CONGRATULATIONS, ALO LAMERE MSC, 25 YEARS ORDAINED

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Alo Lamere celebrated his Silver Jubilee of ordination on December 25th at Kensington parish, Sydney, where is parish priest.

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Alo presiding with Chris McPhee and Kimi Vunivesilevu

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WORDS OF CONGRATULATIONS FROM CHRIS McPHEE, PROVINCIAL...

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MSC FOUNDATION DAY 2017, FACEBOOK CELEBRATES WITH PHOTOS

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It looks as though MSC centres around the world celebrated MSC Foundation Day, 8th December 2017, with quite some verve.

With Australia's time zone earlier than most countries, the Facebook celebration came as we were finishing our...

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COR VITAE - AND ASIAN PACIFIC VENTURE.

Cor Vitae developed from Cor Novum in Issoudun. Chris Chaplin MSC reports about The Formators' Program in 2017.

The COR VITAE Formators’ Program for MSC, FDNSC, and MSC Sisters in the APIA region has recently concluded. The nine month program included...

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8th DECEMBER, MSC FOUNDATION DAY

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8th December, Feast of the Immaculate Conception, is the key day for Missionaries of the Sacred Heart, Foundation Day.

The item for the day in the Significant Days for the Chevalier Family has several entries.  Fr John Bovenmars’ book Jules Chevalier Daily...

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FR EMILE MAUGENEST, CO-FOUNDER WITH FR JULES CHEVALIER OF THE MISSIONARIES OF THE SACRED HEART

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This time 163 years ago, Fr Chevalier and Fr Maugenest were on the second last day of their novena, praying for financial support to establish the new congregation. 8th December is celebrated as the...

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