Vale Therese Healy MSS

Vale Therese Healy MSS

It is with both sadness and gratitude that we share the news that one of our sisters has entered the fullness of life. Therese Healy MSS died peacefully late in the evening of 24th June in the presence of family. Therese was 89 years old and will be missed by us and...
MSS and National Volunteers Week

MSS and National Volunteers Week

May 16 – 22 marks National Volunteer Week in Australia, recognising the many and vast ways members of the community give their time and talent in service of others. The theme this year is ‘Better Together’. The Missionary Sisters of Service have a...
The mud and the lotus, holding joy and suffering together

The mud and the lotus, holding joy and suffering together

In this moving and tender reflection, Corrie van den Bosch MSS explores the potential meaning of a dream she had. A dream that followed her reading a paper on Women and Suffering, which highlighted the inter-relatedness of joy and sorrow within our world – that...
Farewell and thank you to Liz McAloon

Farewell and thank you to Liz McAloon

We farewelled Liz McAloon, executive officer of Highways and Byways, formerly the John Wallis Foundation, with a small gathering on Monday 28 February. From one day a week and a very small number of small grants through the then John Wallis Foundation, Liz has grown...