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Tuesday, 20 December 2016 00:41

Heaven Touching Earth!

Words cannot begin to express the pageantry, the colour and the shear beauty of a traditionl Melanesian Singsing.

Monday, 19 December 2016 09:26

Mumu Brings Culture to Jubilee

It's not a true PNG Highlands celebration if there's not a mumu!  For the uninitiated, a mumu is a traditional way of cooking, especially pork, vegetables and greens in an earthen oven.

Monday, 19 December 2016 03:52

For All That Has Been - Thanks!

The third day of the Golden Jubilee celebrations of the Diocese of Mendi was marked by three main events.  The Holy Mass, a Singsing, and a Mumu!

Sunday, 18 December 2016 05:12

Cathedral Rededicated Amid Jubilee

The Golden Jubilee celebrations continued on 8 December, the Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary, with the rededication of the Cathedral in Mendi. 

Saturday, 17 December 2016 10:02

Thousands Gather in Mendi for Jubilee

From remote mountaintops and hidden valleys of the Southern Highlands and Hela Provinces of Papua New Guinea,

Wednesday, 16 November 2016 05:25

Sister Death calls Father Dominic

Sister Death called Fr Dominic McGuinness, OFM Cap., on 6 November 2016 after a long and fruitful life as a missionary disciple of the Lord Jesus.  

Friday, 26 August 2016 01:20

New Nuncio for PNG-SI

The new Apostolic Nuncio, Archbishop Kurian Matthew Vayalunkal, was warmly welcomed by representatives from the Church in PNG.

Wednesday, 24 August 2016 10:34

Bringing Good News!

Faith and culture join hands in festive Bible procession in the Hedmari Pastoral Area, Hela Province.

Tuesday, 23 August 2016 10:34

New Priest for Pangia

At a recent celebration, Fr Joseph Mathew, OFM Cap., was installed as parish priest (pastor) of Saint Felix of Cantalice Parish in Pangia, S.H.P.

Tuesday, 16 August 2016 06:53

Assumption in Pangia

Nearly two-thousand women gathered at Saint Felix of Cantalice Parish in Pangia, S.H.P. to celebrate the Solemnity of the Assmption of the Blessed Virgin Mary.

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