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.

Rest in Peace, Maureen Hickling MSS, 1954 – 2021

Rest in Peace, Maureen Hickling MSS, 1954 – 2021

It is with great sadness that we inform you of the death of Maureen Hickling MSS. Maureen died peacefully on 15 October, at Palm Lake Care, Beachmere in Queensland. Her funeral will be on Thursday 21 October at 11am, in the Little Flower Church, Bongaree, Bribie...

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Praying for all involved in Australia’s Plenary Council

Praying for all involved in Australia’s Plenary Council

The Missionary Sisters of Service are praying for all participating in the First General Assembly of the Fifth Plenary Council of Australia, which begins today on 3 October (concluding on 10 October). Archbishop of Perth Timothy Costelloe SDB, the President of the...

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Cheryle Thomson MSS, a continued presence of love

Cheryle Thomson MSS, a continued presence of love

A continued presence of love In celebration of Cheryle Thomson MSS’s life, ministry and 'official retirement', about 70 people from the Catholic parish of Whyalla, South Australia, gathered for a celebration lunch. People from across the Diocese of Port Pirie have...

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2021 John Wallis Walk, Hobart

2021 John Wallis Walk, Hobart

Each year our mission entity Highways and Byways - A Community of Service hosts the 'Yarck to Yea' Walk Run Ride fundraising event in Victoria. Funds raised go toward Highways and Byway's fabulous work in supporting people and communities experiencing hardship and...

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Celebrate the Season of Creation with MSS

Celebrate the Season of Creation with MSS

All are invited to celebrate with the Missionary Sisters of Service and friends, the 'Season of Creation', from 1 September to 4 October. During this time, on each Sunday, we will host a 40-minute 'pause' at 4:00pm to reflect on the wonder of our Cosmos and its...

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Rest in Peace Carmel Hall MSS, 1931-2021

Rest in Peace Carmel Hall MSS, 1931-2021

It is with deep sadness that we inform you of the death of Carmel Hall MSS in Hobart, Tasmania. Carmel died around 6.15pm on 16th July. Funeral details below. 'It is a remarkable gift that Carmel has died on her Feast day, Our Lady of Mt. Carmel. This would bring her...

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MSS celebrate 77-year anniversary of foundation

MSS celebrate 77-year anniversary of foundation

In a great spirit of joy and gratitude, the Missionary Sisters of Service celebrated 77-years of going out into the highways and byways on 8 July. Following our long-held tradition, we celebrated our Foundation Day, ‘Rosary House Day’, as it was originally known, with...

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