Entries by misacorindo


Pope appoints new bishop for Diocese of Manado

Pope Francis on Wednesday appointed a new bishop to the Diocese of Manado, in the North Sulawesi province of Indonesia.   The new bishop is the Provincial of the Missionaries of the Sacred Heart (M.S.C.) in Indonesia, Father Benedictus Estephanus Rolly Untu.   ‎The Pope appointed the 60-year old priest after Bishop Joseph Theodorus Suwatan, M.S.C., stepped […]


Ash Wednesday

“Lord, bless the sinner who asks for your forgiveness and bless those who receive these ashes. May they keep this Lenten season in preparation for the joy of Easter.” This short prayer over the ashes summarizes the meaning of the season of Lent. We admit that we are sinners. We are sorry and we long […]

New Regional Superior of Sulawesi-East and North Kalimantan

Handover of position as Regional superior of Sulawesi-East Kalimantan-North Kalimantan was held in the Chapel of MSC House, Karombasan, Manado, February 2th 2017. The position was handed from former Regional Superior, Fr. Johny Luntungan MSC to the newly elected Regional Superior, Fr. Stephanus Berty Tijow MSC, in an Eucharistic Celebration presided by Fr. Poltje Pitoy […]


Wisma Cengkih

On January 21, 2017, a compound located in Cihideung, Bogor, West Java has been blessed and inaugurated. This beautiful complex has been purchased and then restored by the Regional MSC Jakarta. After the renovation, it was named “Wisma Cengkih”. This compound is meant to be a center for spirituality formation and other activities. Present in the blessing […]


Provincial Chapter

On January 16 to 25, 2017, MSC Indonesian Province held a provincial chapter in Wisma Samadi, Klender, Jakarta. It was the 15th Chapter for Indonesian Province. The theme of the Chapter is “Let’s Go Deeper Into For Mission: Becoming Disciples of the Sacred Heart, Servers and Stewards In Life and Work.” What is discussed, deepened and confirmed in […]

Chevalier Family

Today, internationally three religious congregations together with an international network of laity associated with the charism, spirituality and mission of Fr Chevalier, all form part of one “Chevalier Family”. Missionaries of the Sacred Heart (MSC) The Missionaries of the Sacred Heart were founded by Fr Jules Chevalier in 1854 in the French town of Issoudun. […]


Special Chinese New Year

January 28th, 2017 was a special day for those who celebrate Lunar New Year (Chinese New Year) and for MSC Indonesian Province. Three members of MSC Indonesia were Ordained priest. Deacon Rikardo Senduk MSC was ordained a priest by Bishop Joseph Suwatan MSC in Our Lady of the Sacred Heart Church, Kairagi, Manado, while Deacons Adrianus […]