Our News

We, Missionary Sisters of Service, keep busy in our various communities. We host and attend events, are busy with different projects, and happenings. On this page, you’ll find links to all our latest news and events, reflections and books.

Beryl Gleeson: counting her blessings each day

Beryl Gleeson: counting her blessings each day

At 86 years of age, Beryl Gleeson MSS is “more content now” than she’s ever been. Having entered the Missionary Sisters of Service community in August 1969 at age 34, she says now is a time for enjoying each moment, counting the blessings, and being at ease in “not...

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13th Anniversary of National Apology

13th Anniversary of National Apology

February 13 marks the 13th Anniversary of Prime Minister Kevin Rudd's National Apology to the Stolen Generations. The Missionary Sisters of Service acknowledge that our ministry throughout Australia and beyond takes place on the sacred land and waterways of the many...

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World Day for Consecrated Life

World Day for Consecrated Life

Today, February 2nd, we celebrate World Day for Consecrated Life. February 2nd is also the Feast of the Presentation of the Lord. This day was chosen by Pope John Paul II to mark the World Day for Consecrated Life because it reflects how consecrated people offer their...

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Sign nuclear weapons treaty, Prime Minister urged

Sign nuclear weapons treaty, Prime Minister urged

We Missionary Sisters of Service endorse the call from the Bishop Delegate for Social Justice, Bishop Terry Brady, who has written to Prime Minister Scott Morrison, urging Australia to join the countries who have signed a treaty to ban nuclear weapons that comes into...

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Vale Margaret Kenny, 1932-2021

Vale Margaret Kenny, 1932-2021

We are saddened to share the news that one of our women, Margaret Kenny MSS, died on 3rd January 2021. Margaret was an MSS for 65 years having joined the community in 1956. Margaret was born in East St Kilda, Victoria, in 1932 and made her first profession with the...

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