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

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Updates: East Timor

Container finally arrives in Dili from Brisbane – October 2021

After so many months, the shipping container from Brisbane finally arrived in Dili and was opened on 12 October 2021.

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Surprise assignment: Br Nerlito is now vocation’s officer for the Timor Leste Mission

In late October this year, three brothers were assigned to the Timor Leste mission. One of the brothers you will know well, direct from Jamaica and previously one of the pioneer brothers of the Flores Mission,

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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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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”

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