Marking the 90-year anniversary of Fr John’s ordination

Marking the 90-year anniversary of Fr John’s ordination

On 18 December 2022, we celebrate and acknowledge the 90-year anniversary of ordination of our founder, Fr John Wallis. We have so much to be grateful for! And the fact that he established our community of women in 1944, we’re so fortunate that all of us MSS knew and...
2022 Bruny Island Pilgrimage

2022 Bruny Island Pilgrimage

As we gathered on Bruny Island, off the southern coast of Tasmania, for four days of pilgrimage, we acknowledged that we walked on the traditional land of the Nuenonne People of the south-eastern tribes. In this spirit, some of the MSS hosted new staff and board...
Deepening connection: John Wallis Heritage Trail Yea

Deepening connection: John Wallis Heritage Trail Yea

The founder of the Missionary Sisters of Service, Fr John Corcoran Wallis, is originally from Yea, in country Victoria, about an hour and a half’s drive from our Melbourne sisters. Born in 1910, ordained a priest at 22-years for the Archdiocese of Hobart...
John Wallis Lecture, 6 October 2022`

John Wallis Lecture, 6 October 2022`

The 2022 John Wallis Lecture is taking place on Thursday 6 October, both in person and via Zoom! All are invited to hear guest speaker, Elissa Roper, presenting on the topic, Baptismal Responsibility, a Spirit-led Church for Today’s World. An especially exciting...