Rest in Peace Carmel Hall MSS, 1931-2021

Rest in Peace Carmel Hall MSS, 1931-2021

It is with deep sadness that we inform you of the death of Carmel Hall MSS in Hobart, Tasmania. Carmel died around 6.15pm on 16th July. Funeral details below. ‘It is a remarkable gift that Carmel has died on her Feast day, Our Lady of Mt. Carmel. This would...
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...
Beryl Gleeson: counting her blessings each day

Beryl Gleeson: counting her blessings each day

At 86 years of age, Beryl Gleeson MSS is “more content now” than she’s ever been. Having entered the Missionary Sisters of Service community in August 1969 at age 34, she says now is a time for enjoying each moment, counting the blessings, and being at ease in “not...