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.

Pondering the wonders of the universe

Pondering the wonders of the universe

Between Christmas and New Year, Corrie van den Bosch MSS spent 'five glorious days' in Victoria’s High Country, in the company of twelve members of the Catholic Walking Club of Victoria. In a reflection written for Contemplative Evolution Network, 'Room in our Hearts...

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Celebrating World Day for Consecrated Life

Celebrating World Day for Consecrated Life

February 2 marks World Day for Consecrated Life, a time to celebrate and give thanks for all who have given their lives in service of the message and works of Jesus Christ. The day is celebrated on the Feast of the Presentation of the Lord and was originally chosen by...

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Taking time to pause for creation

Taking time to pause for creation

Within the Christian faith tradition, the Season of Creation is from 1 September to 4 October, the feast day of St Francis of Assisi. It is a time to focus our prayers and energy on care for Earth and all of creation. To mark this season, the MSS together with...

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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. RECORDING OF FUNERAL MASS LIVESTREAM Maureen's funeral was held on Thursday 21 October in the Little...

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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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