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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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Christmas 2021 at Saburai village

Despite restrictions with Covid throughout 2021, the MOP mission in Maliana made it a special Christmas for the people of nearby Saburai. Two Christmas events were held, one for the children of the village and another for the elderly.

This post provides a glimpse of the Christmas event where Christ’s love for the many poor children in Saburai is manifested through the actions of the brothers and the generous donors that assist from here in Australia. The generosity of donors here is an integral part of assisting the poor in Timor Leste.

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Reverend Father Emmanuel Kagaba

At 8.30 AM, on the 26 December 2021, the Feast of the Holy Family, Br Emmanuel Kagaba MOP was ordained for Missionaries of the Poor.

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Container finally arrives in Dili from Brisbane – October 2021

After so many months, the shipping container from Brisbane finally arrived in Dili and was opened on 12 October 2021.

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Surprise assignment: Br Nerlito is now vocation’s officer for the Timor Leste Mission

In late October this year, three brothers were assigned to the Timor Leste mission. One of the brothers you will know well, direct from Jamaica and previously one of the pioneer brothers of the Flores Mission,

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Remember Br Emmanuel Kagaba? What is he up to? Part 2 (August 2021 post)

You may recall that in November 2018 we provided an update on Br Emmanuel Kagaba and his progression through to the priesthood.

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Appeal for Timor Leste – 25 July 2021

This year we have been preparing cartons of supplies to go in a Rotary container to the Maliana mission in Timor Leste.

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Thanks giving Mass for Brothers Rikardus and Matias returning to Labuan Bajo (15 May 2021)

You will recall our last post on Br Rikardus returning to Labuan Bajo from Jamaica.

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Br Rikardus (Ricardo) returns to Flores

We are trying to catch up with our posting from around the missions.

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Urgent post on flooding in Timor Leste and Flores

It has been several months now since our last post and unfortunately this post urgently reports on the tragic flooding that has occurred in the mountains and in Dili on Timor island, and in Flores over the first week of April.

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