163rd MSC Foundation Day

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Today, on the Feast Day of the Immaculate Conception of Mary, we celebrate our 163rd Foundation Day. 163 years ago, Fr Chevalier and Fr Maugenest concluded their novena. The story goes as follows: We started our novena which was to finish…

December 7th, an MSC Day

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December 7 has been a significant MSC day historically: the church of Our Lady of the Sacred Heart in Piazza Navona was consecrated on this day in 1881. the Vatican approved the newly revised MSC constitutions, 1907 And, it is the…

Message from General Administration on Foundation Day

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Rome, December 8th, 2017 For: Missionaries of the Sacred Heart. Dear brothers. On the 8th of December 2017, we will celebrate the 163rd anniversary of our MSC Congregation.  As expected, this letter contains echoes of our XXV General…

Commemoration of the Death of Our Founder

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Today we commemorate the death of Father Chevalier, Our Founder. On the day of the death of Fr. Chevalier, Fr Piperon noted as follows: Father Chevalier’s sickness rapidly bringing his life to an end. Monday, October 21 was the day on…

Maluku Catholics remember sacrifice of Dutch missionaries

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Catholics in Indonesia's Southeast Maluku regency have staged a special festival to commemorate Dutch missionaries who introduced Catholicism to the region and who were shot dead 75 years ago. Japanese soldiers shot Sacred Heart Bishop Johannes…

Consecration of New Bishop of Manado

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Manado, July 8, 2017 - Today is a blessed day for the Diocese of Manado. New Bishop of Manado, Bishop Benedictus Estephanus Rolly Untu MSC, was ordained in a Euchaistic Celebration at Maesa Stadium, Tondano. Thousands of people have flocked…

Investiture of 19 Prenovices

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Pineleng, 17 June 2017 - Nineteen pre-novices received their religious vestment at the end of their formation as pre-novices. Those who received religious vestment are: Raymond Veki Rahail, Petrus Lodar Tethool, Marcelino Lomboan, Joseph Kanar…

Beatification of 7 MSC Martyrs

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On May 6, 2017, 7 MSC Martyrs were beatified in Girona, Spain. The Beatification was presided by Cardinal Angelo Amato, thePrefect of the Congregation for the Causes of Saints. From his Facebook page, Fr. Carl Tranter, MSC on this occasion…

World Day of Prayer for Vocation 2017

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MESSAGE OF HIS HOLINESS POPE FRANCIS FOR THE 54th WORLD DAY OF PRAYER FOR VOCATIONS Led by the Spirit for Mission   Dear Brothers and Sisters, In the last few years, we have considered two aspects of the Christian vocation: the…

Beatification of 7 MSCs as Martyrs of the Faith

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The Missionaries of the Sacred Heart, along with the entire Chevalier Family, are in celebration this year 2017. We are celebrating the beatification of seven of our members.= On July 8, 2016, our Holy Father Pope Francis signed the document…