Mary Cleary MSS, on life and mission

Mary Cleary MSS, on life and mission

This year, Mary Cleary celebrated the diamond jubilee (60-year anniversary) of when she first joined the MSS. She was 22 years old, and had moved from her hometown of Warwick, a town about 130 kilometres south-west of Brisbane, Queensland, to join the community down...
Australian Religious Archive: celebrating history and story

Australian Religious Archive: celebrating history and story

The religious archives of five Australian congregations have found a new permanent home in Melbourne as part of an initiative to collect and store valuable materials for future generations. Five congregations to date—the Brigidine Sisters, Presentation Sisters of...
Rest in Peace Marie Carroll MSS

Rest in Peace Marie Carroll MSS

It is with deep sadness that we share the news that Marie Carroll MSS died in the early hours of the morning on 20 September 2022, in Toowoomba, Queensland, aged 92 years. We extend our condolences to Marie’s family and friends, and to our community of women who...
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...