MSS Whyalla foundation celebrates golden jubilee

MSS Whyalla foundation celebrates golden jubilee

March 31 marks the 50-year anniversary of the foundation of the Missionary Sisters of Service (MSS) in the Port Pirie Diocese. On this date in 1971, Sisters Frances McShane and Helen Haywood MSS (deceased) arrived in Whyalla. They had stayed with the Good Samaritan...
MSS meeting the challenges of today

MSS meeting the challenges of today

“…like a tree planted by water, that sends out its roots by the stream, and does not fear when heat comes, for its leaves remain green, and is not anxious in the year of drought, for it does not cease to bear fruit.” Jeremiah 17:8 In Frederick Street, Launceston,...
An unexpected gift, Fr John Wallis portrait on canvas

An unexpected gift, Fr John Wallis portrait on canvas

We are excited to show off a beautiful new gift that is gracing the wall of our MSS office in Melbourne. Jeff Byrne has been a director of our Highways and Byways – A Community of Service Board for the past seven years. During this time, we’ve been so grateful to Jeff...
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...
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...