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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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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”

We revisit Labuan Bajo and check out some shops

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 “We revisit Labuan Bajo and check out some shops”

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”

Group visit to the Flores mission with Fr Nev Yun of Holy Family Indooroopilly Parish, Brisbane, Post 5

Warmth and hospitality at the mission by Fr Nev: Hello again, here is another post from our memorable trip to the Labuan Bajo mission.

“It is quite humbling to come into the mission as strangers but receive such warmth and hospitality. I was reflecting that in the comfort of Australia we often Continue reading “Group visit to the Flores mission with Fr Nev Yun of Holy Family Indooroopilly Parish, Brisbane, Post 5”

Update on sponsor children Labuan Bajo August 2017

It has been a while since we gave you an update on the sponsor children in Labuan Bajo. This post shows you Continue reading “Update on sponsor children Labuan Bajo August 2017”

Postulancy ceremony for 19 aspirants (Part 2) 23 June 2016

This is Part 2 of the postulancy ceremony held at the monastery in Labuan Bajo on 23 June 2017. This ceremony was held to honour the 19 young aspirants that gained their postulancy within Missionaries of the Poor. The photos below tell the story Continue reading “Postulancy ceremony for 19 aspirants (Part 2) 23 June 2016”

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