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.

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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December 2020 Newsletter out now

December 2020 Newsletter out now

Our latest December 2020 newsletter, together with our mission entity, Highways and Byways - A Community of Service, is out now! As the photos show, not even our combined MSS/ Highways and Byways staff Christmas lunch could keep people from reading the latest issue,...

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16 Days campaign to end gender-based violence

16 Days campaign to end gender-based violence

Each year Australian Catholic Religious Against Trafficking in Persons (ACRATH) participates in the United Nation’s 16 Days Campaign to end gender-based violence. The campaign begins on 25th November, International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women,...

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John Wallis Memorial Lecture unpacks Fratelli Tutti

John Wallis Memorial Lecture unpacks Fratelli Tutti

Our mission entity, Highways and Byways - A Community of Service, hosts an annual John Wallis Memorial lecture in honour of our founder Fr John Wallis. The Hobart Branch of Highways and Byways is pleased to announce that the 2020 memorial lecture will feature Dr Gemma...

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Small grants program now open! $3000 grants available

Small grants program now open! $3000 grants available

We're excited to announce that our mission entity, Highways and Byways - A Community of Service has opened the next round of its Small Grants Program. There are $3000 grants up for grabs around the theme, 'Healing the Land - Healing Ourselves - Together'. 2020 has...

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