The very name, Missionary Sisters of the Sacred Heart of Jesus, expresses a way of life – we are to be bearers of the love of Christ in the world.” – MSC Constitutions
According to MSC Constitutions, the Provincial Superior possesses the authority to govern the Province – which is a juridical entity within the Institute composed of the local communities. The Provincial Councilors assist the Provincial Superior in a genuine and responsible way in the spiritual and apostolic animation of the Province and in planning and administration of the Province.
A message from the Stella Maris Provincial Superior, Sr. Pietrina Raccuglia, MSC
Dear friends and benefactors of the Missionary Sisters of the Sacred Heart of Jesus,
“The very name, Missionary Sisters of the Sacred Heart of Jesus, expresses a way of life – we are to be bearers of the love of Christ in the world.” (MSC Constitutions). The Missionary Sisters of the Sacred Heart of Jesus is an International Missionary Community of Consecrated Woman Religious, Cabrini Lay Missionaries, volunteers and collaborators in mission, present in 15 countries and 6 continents consistent with the dream of St. Frances Xavier Cabrini to embrace the world with God’s love, healing and compassion.
Our essence is to make known the love and mercy of Jesus, who urges us out of ourselves “to touch human misery, the suffering flesh of others” (Pope Frances, Joy of the Gospel, 270) and to care for the earth God has created.
Inspired by St. Frances Xavier Cabrini, our foundress and Patroness of Immigrants, we seek to make faith meaningful, hope liberating, and charity operative wherever we are in the world but especially where life is most vulnerable.
In this Year of Consecrated Life we look to the past with gratitude, live the present with passion and embrace the future with hope. We are full of gratitude for every person who walks this journey with us and who has responded with generosity to the on-going invitation of Jesus to co-labor with Him in mission. Your every act of kindness and generosity – be it a prayer, your missionary activity, or your donations – is an expression of your participation in making the love of Jesus known. Together, we can “Wake Up the World!” to the Good News of God’s love!
United in the Heart of Jesus,
Sr. Pietrina Raccuglia, MSC
Provincial Superior, Stella Maris Province
The Provincial Council