Since the end of 2017 there have been several building projects and improvements at the monastery at the MOP Flores Mission, in Labuan Bajo. Let’s start off with Continue reading “Some updates from the monastery, Labuan Bajo mission – post August 2018”
During our visit to the mission in Labuan Bajo in early April of this year Tina, Ms Joan (of the Holy Family Parish Indooroopilly) and Trevor, with Brothers Nerlito and Geoffrey visited Continue reading “We visit the schools at Labuan Bajo, Flores (Land of the Komodo) – 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”
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”
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”
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”
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”
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”
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”