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

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Medical group visit Labuan Bajo mission – April 2018

In early April this year a doctor and a physiotherapist from Brisbane visited the MOP mission in Labuan Bajo expressly to assess the medical condition Continue reading “Medical group visit Labuan Bajo mission – April 2018”

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Special post: Chris Argall (vale), a great supporter of Missionaries of the Poor

It is with great sadness that we report here on the tragic passing of Chris Argall, a generous supporter of Missionaries of the Poor. 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”

Labuan Bajo mission, apostolate and Christmas

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”

FLORES POST: Getting around the shops in Labuan Bajo, gateway to the ‘Komodo Dragon’ – Part 2

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: Getting around the shops in Labuan Bajo, gateway to the ‘Komodo Dragon’ – Part 2”

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”

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

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”

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”

Postulancy ceremony for 19 aspirants (Part 2) 23 June 2016

This is Part 2 of the postulancy ceremony held at the monastery in Labuan Bajo on 23 June 2017. This ceremony was held to honour the 19 young aspirants that gained their postulancy within Missionaries of the Poor. The photos below tell the story Continue reading “Postulancy ceremony for 19 aspirants (Part 2) 23 June 2016”

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