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Mission for the Poor: Serving the people of Flores and Timor Leste

"Blessed is he who considers the poor: the Lord will deliver him on the day of trouble" Psalm 41.1"

Learn more about visiting the Mission

Make a difference in the world by giving your time, energy, and gifts and meet both the physical and spiritual needs of the poor by coming on a visit to the mission.

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An update on Saburai village over the 2020 Christmas period – 10 January 2021

The Christmas period in Saburai and Maliana was joyful, as Covid restrictions had been momentarily lifted, which allowed the distribution of goods from 10 cartons shipped into Dili via a Rotary sponsored container, as reported in posts dated 22 and 27 November. These goods included new clothing and school supplies for the children of Saburai, village wheel chairs (courtesy of Rotary) for the physically challenged in Saburai and Maliana, and blankets (courtesy of QANTAS) for the elderly at Saburai. 

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Christmas blessing from MOP Founder Fr Richard Ho Lung

Dear supporters, after a difficult year of lock-down, the work of the Lord

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Cartons delivered to Timor Leste during Covid-19 year: PART II – Arrival in Dili

September 2020 saw the arrival of the container (containing the 12 cartons, village wheelchairs, blankets and walkers) into

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Rotary does a fine job again – Cartons delivered to Timor Leste during Covid-19 year: PART I

The year 2020 started off like any other year as we prepared tea chest cartons to go via a container to the mission at

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Things are moving at Saburai – The building of the monastery in Timor Leste has commenced (10 October 2020)

Despite the world’s problems with Covid-19, Timor Leste has come through the pandemic well with very few cases.

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Special Missionaries of the Poor newsletter dedicated to the Flores mission and its first 10 years

It has been 10 years now since the first pioneer brothers (Brs Emmanuel, Nerlito and Ronel) stepped foot onto Flores, to commence their new mission.

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Perpetual Profession of Vows: Kingston, Jamaica, WI – 27 June 2020

The year 2020 has been a unique year for the world. Covid-19 has caused much Continue reading “Perpetual Profession of Vows: Kingston, Jamaica, WI – 27 June 2020”

Labuan Bajo – lock down activities and home schooling, COVID-19

Labuan Bajo is officially locked down due to COVID-19. Among many things, schools are closed so schooling must be Continue reading “Labuan Bajo – lock down activities and home schooling, COVID-19”

Labuan Bajo, Flores Mission: COVID-19 update: 7 April 2020

Earlier this week the Flores Mission gave us an update on the effects of COVID-19 on the town and mission community at Labuan Bajo, Flores. The town is currently in almost Continue reading “Labuan Bajo, Flores Mission: COVID-19 update: 7 April 2020”

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