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

"Blessed is he who considers the poor: the Lord will deliver him on the day of trouble" Psalm 41.1"

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Visits made to the mission

The people of Saburai village and their houses, Timor Leste (December 2017)

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)”

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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”

Special rosaries for Saburai (December 2017)

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)”

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”

Two Saburai schools, Timor Leste – special Christmas gifts for the school children 2017

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”

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”

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”

Group visit to the Labuan Bajo, Flores mission with Fr Nev Yun of Holy Family Indooroopilly Parish, Brisbane, Post 4 – At the apostolate

Profound Moments by Fr Nev: Hello again, here is another post from our memorable trip to the Labuan Bajo mission.

“Each of us missionaries experienced many profound moments while at the mission. These ranged from spending time Continue reading “Group visit to the Labuan Bajo, Flores mission with Fr Nev Yun of Holy Family Indooroopilly Parish, Brisbane, Post 4 – At the apostolate”

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