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.

Would I sit with Homeless Jesus?

Would I sit with Homeless Jesus?

We are delighted to share this beautiful reflection, Where would I sit? by Penny Edman (pictured) who is a freelance writer based in Hobart, Tasmania. Penny has been a friend of our Community of Women since 1984, while still living in Bundaberg, Queensland. She is the...

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Warming hearts with handmade rugs

Warming hearts with handmade rugs

One of our Sisters, Lorraine Groves MSS, in Hobart, Tasmania has found a way to practically express love and care for members of the community during this time of COVID-19. For the past few months, Lorraine has been busy finishing off rugs to give to people who are...

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MSS Consultations: Our Mission in Today’s Context

MSS Consultations: Our Mission in Today’s Context

We look forward to when we can gather again... Each year our community of women gather in their various home states to take part in our "Consultation" series. Invited colleagues and friends of our community are also invited to join us for a day of conversation,...

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MSS Chapter Assembly: Time to Celebrate and Reflect

Though some time has passed since our Chapter Assembly in Melbourne, we really wanted to give this story and the beautiful photos, which show the joy and sacredness of this gathering, a home on our new website.  A number of our Sisters, some travelling from...

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Latest Highways and Byways, and MSS newsletter out now

Latest Highways and Byways, and MSS newsletter out now

Our latest combined newsletter with Highways and Byways - A Community of Service, is out now! Highways and Byways – A Community of Service is our mission organisation that aims to strengthen communities, and support people experiencing hardship and disadvantage...

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From the heart of death: a reflection

From the heart of death: a reflection

Corrie van den Bosch MSS wrote the following reflection on 6 April 2020, the Monday of Holy Week. Though Good Friday has passed, there is much richness in these words to reflect upon. Our Holy Week liturgies are muted this year. COVID-19 prevents us from gathering in...

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