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Mission for the Poor: Serving the people of Flores and Timor Leste

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Updates: East Timor

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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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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COVID-19 update: Timor Leste Mission, 29 March 2020

Dili: monument to Pope John Paul’s visit to Timor Leste, 1989

 

As of today, thankfully, there is only one confirmed case of COVID-19 in Timor Leste, which was detected on 21 March. The Timor Leste mission has informed us of several precautions being Continue reading “COVID-19 update: Timor Leste Mission, 29 March 2020”

‘Rosary to Treasure’ website launched Handmade rosaries for sale

Dear MOP supporter and follower,

We have just launched our new Etsy store ‘Rosary to Treasure‘. In addition to providing free rosaries for many years, we now also want to use Continue reading “‘Rosary to Treasure’ website launched Handmade rosaries for sale”

‘Mary Our Mother’ and village wheelchairs – Maliana and Saburai, Timor Leste (June 2019)

Through the generosity of the Gold Coast and Gladstone Rotary clubs Continue reading “‘Mary Our Mother’ and village wheelchairs – Maliana and Saburai, Timor Leste (June 2019)”

Christmas celebrations at the two missions – December 2019

Welcome back for 2020 and a happy and blessed New Year to all!

The birth of Our Saviour is a Continue reading “Christmas celebrations at the two missions – December 2019”

Some unseen highlights of 2019 – Missionaries of the Poor distributing rosaries at Saburai, Timor Leste

Giving rosaries out to the people of Timor Leste is always Continue reading “Some unseen highlights of 2019 – Missionaries of the Poor distributing rosaries at Saburai, Timor Leste”

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