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It is with great sadness that we report here on the tragic passing of Chris Argall. 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”
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”
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”
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”
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”
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: We revisit Labuan Bajo and check out some more shops, gateway to the Komodo Dragon”
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”
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”
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”