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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

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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”

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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”

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”

The latest news from Labuan Bajo – postulancy ceremony for 19 aspirants (Part 1) 23 June 2016

We are taking a short break from presenting the mission visit by Fr Nev and his fellow pilgrims with some recent news from the mission at Labuan Bajo. On the 23 June 2017, a special ceremony Continue reading “The latest news from Labuan Bajo – postulancy ceremony for 19 aspirants (Part 1) 23 June 2016”

Group visit to the Flores mission with Fr Nev Yun of Holy Family Indooroopilly Parish, Brisbane, Post 3

Mission Possible by Fr Nev: Hi everyone, Fr Nev here: Well the mission trip to Flores was indeed a wonderful learning experience for myself and my fellow missionaries. We were immersed in Continue reading “Group visit to the Flores mission with Fr Nev Yun of Holy Family Indooroopilly Parish, Brisbane, Post 3”

Getting around the shops at Maliana, Timor Leste

Maliana is situated in the far western region of Timor Leste not far from the Indonesian border. It is reasonably remote being about 3 hours by road from the capital which is Dili. Sections of the road are not trafficable during the wet season. Thus, the shopping experience in Maliana is Continue reading “Getting around the shops at Maliana, Timor Leste”

Timor Leste post 5 – We visit the Saburai village (Timor Leste Mission visit, December 2016)

Several days after my arrival in Timor Leste, Brother Jimmy with some locals from Maliana, including myself visited the Saburai village. From the very start of the village to the very end is about two hours walk, and much of it is quite steep with Continue reading “Timor Leste post 5 – We visit the Saburai village (Timor Leste Mission visit, December 2016)”

Update from the Timor Leste Mission, Maliana (December 2016)

Blessings from Maliana, reporting on my first time to the new mission in Timor Leste. In early December 2016, I undertook my first visit to the new Timor Leste Missionaries of the Poor mission which is Continue reading “Update from the Timor Leste Mission, Maliana (December 2016)”

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