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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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Special rosaries for Saburai (December 2017)

During Trevor’s visit to Timor Leste in December he visited the Saburai community and distributed around 300 Continue reading “Special rosaries for Saburai (December 2017)”

Special post: Chris Argall (vale), a great supporter of Missionaries of the Poor

It is with great sadness that we report here on the tragic passing of Chris Argall, a generous supporter of Missionaries of the Poor. This post acts as a tribute to him in acknowledging him for his support of the mission in Flores and for his close on-going association with Missionaries of the Poor. May he rest in peace. Read more: Continue reading “Special post: Chris Argall (vale), a great supporter of Missionaries of the Poor”

A tale of five cartons – Getting basic needs to the Saburai Mission, Timor Leste

We are late with our posts, so we have a bit to catch up on. Bear with us as we try to pick up with the latest in Saburai and Labuan Bajo.

An opportunity arose through the generosity of Bren Milsom through the Rotary Organisation and Continue reading “A tale of five cartons – Getting basic needs to the Saburai Mission, Timor Leste”

Two Saburai schools, Timor Leste – special Christmas gifts for the school children 2017

This Christmas was special for the school children of the two schools at Saburai. Through Continue reading “Two Saburai schools, Timor Leste – special Christmas gifts for the school children 2017”

Labuan Bajo mission, apostolate and Christmas

Welcome to Christmas in Labuan Bajo, Flores

This year we post the Christmas celebration held on Christmas day for th Continue reading “Labuan Bajo mission, apostolate and Christmas”

Christmas in Saburai, Timor Leste – Food, rosaries and underwear

A Christmas event is important for children that have very little. In fact, Christmas is even more special when you receive a Continue reading “Christmas in Saburai, Timor Leste – Food, rosaries and underwear”

FLORES POST: Getting around the shops in Labuan Bajo, gateway to the ‘Komodo Dragon’ – Part 2

It has been a while since we had a look around town and visited some of the more obscure shops that make up Labuan Bajo. In this post, we look at some streetscapes, inside a range of stores, such as  Continue reading “FLORES POST: Getting around the shops in Labuan Bajo, gateway to the ‘Komodo Dragon’ – Part 2”

Holy Communion – six boys from the apostolate in Labuan Bajo

In September, six boys from the apostolate (Seb, Ronald, Rio, Roy, Stef and Revan) received the sacrament of First Holy Communion at the parish church which is just down the road Continue reading “Holy Communion – six boys from the apostolate in Labuan Bajo”

Komodo Dragons and more – 6th and final post on the group visit to the Flores mission with Fr Nev Yun of Holy Family Parish, Indooroopilly, Brisbane

This post wraps it up for the pilgrims’ visit to Labuan Bajo with Fr Nev of Holy Family Parish in Brisbane.

After a 10-day period of travel, activities at the monastery, visiting Continue reading “Komodo Dragons and more – 6th and final post on the group visit to the Flores mission with Fr Nev Yun of Holy Family Parish, Indooroopilly, Brisbane”

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