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News and Blog

Tuesday, 16 April 2013 15:06

First International MGL Sister!

julie ann150Meet Julie Ann Adlawan from the Philippines!





Monday, 08 April 2013 00:17

Five more sisters say yes

Back row - Jessica Berna Courtney Front row - Katherine Kelly and MGL Sisters leader Patti JoFive more sisters have given their “yes” to God in the Missionaries of God’s Love Sisters at two Masses at St Benedict’s Church, Narrabundah.

Tuesday, 02 August 2011 13:24

Meet the Missionaries of God’s Love

201108 MeetSisters 150The ‘Sisterhood’ has moved into Quakers Hill in the Diocese of Parramatta. Sr Therese Mills MGL, Sr Rosie Drum MGL and Community Leader Sr Judy Bowe MGL are Sisters in a vibrant and relatively young religious order.

The Missionaries of God's Love began within the Disciples of Jesus Covenant Community in Canberra in 1986, under the guidance of Fr Ken Barker MGL. The MGL Sisters have a charismatic spirituality which through their ministry of evangelisation, with youth and the marginalised, seeks to pass on their belief in Jesus and love for the Church.

Saturday, 02 October 2010 13:39

Why Women are turning to God

2010 WomensWeekly 150Womens Weekly interview MGL Sisters

As the nations celebrates Mary MacKillop's sainthood, Journalist Jordan Baker meets the Women carrying on her legacy and find 20- somethings, doctors and grandmothers turning to God.

Religious orders are supposed to be in decline but the Missionaries of God's Love (MGL), founded in 1987, have so many new recruits that they have outgrown their last convent and are in the market for another, which is proving a challenge in the housing market that no longer caters for nuns.

Tuesday, 07 September 2010 00:00

'His Name is Mercy' book launch

hisnameismercy 150On Sunday 15 August, Archbishop Denis Hart launched the latest book by Fr Ken Barker MGL, His Name Is Mercy, at St Benedict’s Parish, Burwood. The launch, which followed Mass concelebrated by Archbishop Hart, Fr Barker and parish priest Fr Tony Schick MGL, was attended by parishioners, friends and members of the Youth Mission Team...

Sunday, 18 April 2010 00:00

His Name is Mercy

frkenbarker catholicleader 150Missionaries of God's Love founder Fr Ken Barker spoke in Brisbane recently about God's divine mercy and forgiveness. He shared his insights with MATT EMERICK.

JIMMY Mizen was an energetic, Catholic schoolboy from south London with a joy-filled nature - a teen who would do anything to help another human being.

The day after his 16th birthday in May 2008, he went to a local bakery to buy a treat and his first lottery ticket. It was the last thing he ever did...

Thursday, 09 July 2009 00:00

Meet the Sisters - Average age: 28

a_life_of_sisterhood_100Two representatives of one of the newest Australian religious communities of consecrated women - with an average age of 28 - will visit Perth in mid-July to let women in Perth interested in religious life know about their existence.

The Missionaries of God’s Love emerged from and remain closely involved with the Disciples of Jesus, a covenant community based in Perth, Melbourne, Sydney and Canberra. There are two branches of the MGLs, one for men and the other for women.

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