Celebrating 80 years of the MSS in 2024

Celebrating 80 years of the MSS in 2024

It is with great joy that we commemorate and celebrate the 80-year anniversary of our foundation in 2024. Though we say this often, it does bear repeating—we have so much to be thankful for, with much of that gratitude extending to so many of you across our ancient...
MSS celebrate 60-year anniversary of foundation in Toowoomba

MSS celebrate 60-year anniversary of foundation in Toowoomba

Not only do we celebrate the 80-year anniversary of foundation of the MSS in Australia in 2024; we also celebrate the 60-year anniversary of foundation of our sisters in the Catholic Diocese of Toowoomba, Queensland. Pat Quinn MSS recently penned a beautiful...
Pat Brain MSS, a heart full of gratitude

Pat Brain MSS, a heart full of gratitude

Pat Brain was born in Hobart and grew up in Strahan on Tasmania’s west coast. She first encountered the Missionary Sisters of Service, then known as the Home Missionary Sisters of Our Lady, as a child. Sisters Vianney and Joseph were visiting Strahan, and instructing...
Treasures from the MSS archives

Treasures from the MSS archives

Work on the MSS archives in Hobart, Tasmania, continues. Both Bernadette Wallis MSS and MSS Assistant Archivist, Julia Walsh, have spent weeks at a time in The Wallis Centre, Hobart, over the past months, going through, sorting, cataloguing and preparing the MSS...