By Fr. Joseph Muller, MSC   A man of prayer, Joseph like Mary, his future wife was open to the plans of God who gave him life though at first he did not understand them.    When he saw Mary was pregnant, not with union with him he decided to end his plans for marriage…

praying the rosary

Each month, the Missionaries of the Sacred Heart in the United States pray a novena to Our Lady of the Sacred Heart for a special intention taken from the Holy Father’s intentions. To join us in the novena this month, simply set aside time to say the rosary each day from February 19 through February…

By Fr. David Foxen, MSC  From the beginning of the Church, there have always been some who thought that only the really good people should be counted as belonging in the Church. The thinking runs something like this: every baptized person is called to put on Christ and to live the Gospel. Those who don’t…

October 21st is an important date to the Missionaries of the Sacred Heart around the world as it is the anniversary of the death of our Founder, Father Jules Chevalier. In honor of this anniversary, we reflect on the life and work of Father Chevalier and share our MSC history.*  Humble Beginnings The story of…

In our Catholic tradition, we say that we are surrounded by a “cloud of witnesses”. This usually refers to all of the canonized saints who have been officially recognized by our church for their exemplary lives. They stand as witnesses to us of God’s goodness and point us to Christ as the way to eternal…

By Fr. David Foxen, MSC  This weekend we celebrate the solemnity of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary into heaven. It is the day we commemorate how Mary, having completed her life here on earth, experienced the fullness of the resurrection, coming into the definitive union with God in the Kingdom of Heaven. The…

Fr.  Vincent Freeh, MSC, who recently celebrated his 61st Anniversary of Ordination, has a passion for restoring the family as an essential cultural value.  In this five-part video series, he teaches us about the importance of prayer.  “We need prayer that we might be free from ourselves and not only from ourselves but so that we can turn to others with God’s truth and love.” 

  There is a strange and most unusual picture of Jesus in a scene in one of the stories about Jesus. It sure looks like Jesus ignored a woman’s pleas. But that would not never happen!  We just know that Jesus would never turn His back on anyone. The scene in question shows a Canaanite…

Fr.  Vincent Freeh, MSC, who recently celebrated his 61st Anniversary of Ordination, has a passion for restoring the family as an essential cultural value.  In this five-part video series, he teaches us about the importance of prayer.  “We need prayer that we might be free from ourselves and not only from ourselves but so that we can turn to others with God’s truth and love.” 

By Fr. Frank J. Timar, MSC (Pennsylvania Community) 

Life can be hard as a rock and often tragic. We live in a world where evil is not only possible but happening all over. But what we often discover is that it is in those hard and tragic times that true believers in God are born. When Peter realizes he is about to be swallowed by the waves, he cried out for help. And there was Jesus taking him by the hand. Great faith grows out of doubt and despair. This story is repeated over and over again in the Bible. It is during the hardest times that faith reaches the greatest heights.Jesus greatest challenges, to take care of the poor and to feed the hungry? This is what we signed up for. We do have to become more involved.

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