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”
Saburai village is at the base of Saburai Mountain which is roughly 8km south of Maliana, in Timor Leste very close to the Indonesian border. The village runs Continue reading “The people of Saburai village and their houses, Timor Leste (December 2017)”
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”
During Trevor’s visit to Timor Leste in December he visited the Saburai community and distributed around 300 Continue reading “Special rosaries for Saburai (December 2017)”
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”
This Christmas was special for the school children of the two schools at Saburai. Through Continue reading “Two Saburai schools, Timor Leste – special Christmas gifts for the school children 2017”
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”
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”