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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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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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An update on Saburai village over the 2020 Christmas period – 10 January 2021

The Christmas period in Saburai and Maliana was joyful, as Covid restrictions had been momentarily lifted, which allowed the distribution of goods from 10 cartons shipped into Dili via a Rotary sponsored container, as reported in posts dated 22 and 27 November. These goods included new clothing and school supplies for the children of Saburai, village wheel chairs (courtesy of Rotary) for the physically challenged in Saburai and Maliana, and blankets (courtesy of QANTAS) for the elderly at Saburai. 

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Cartons delivered to Timor Leste during Covid-19 year: PART II – Arrival in Dili

September 2020 saw the arrival of the container (containing the 12 cartons, village wheelchairs, blankets and walkers) into

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Rotary does a fine job again – Cartons delivered to Timor Leste during Covid-19 year: PART I

The year 2020 started off like any other year as we prepared tea chest cartons to go via a container to the mission at

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Special Missionaries of the Poor newsletter dedicated to the Flores mission and its first 10 years

It has been 10 years now since the first pioneer brothers (Brs Emmanuel, Nerlito and Ronel) stepped foot onto Flores, to commence their new mission.

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Labuan Bajo – lock down activities and home schooling, COVID-19

Labuan Bajo is officially locked down due to COVID-19. Among many things, schools are closed so schooling must be Continue reading “Labuan Bajo – lock down activities and home schooling, COVID-19”

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