Catholic Diocese of Mendi

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Monday, 01 February 2016 00:59

Catechists Sent to Proclaim Good News!

Forty men and women were recently commissioned as catechists for the Diocese of Mendi.

Saturday, 30 January 2016 00:56

First Block Church Blessed

In a colourful celebration in one of the outstations of St Francis of Assisi Parish, Tari, a new church was blessed.

Monday, 25 January 2016 04:26

Dreams, Visions and Mission

Lay-leaders from all the parishes and pastoral areas of the Catholic Diocese of Mendi came together for the annual meeting of the Diocesan Pastoral Council.

Thursday, 21 January 2016 05:16

Holy Spirit Comes to Ialibu

Almost fifty people of all ages coming from Saint Clare Parish in Ialibu and it's surrounding outstations, received the gifts of the Holy Spirit recently in celebration in which the whole community took part.

Saturday, 16 January 2016 10:22

To Worship God and to Serve All

(Part 4 in a series)

After the Rite of Ordination, Father Harry is led to a place among the other concelebrants and the Holy Mass continues as usual.However, nothing seems 'as usual' in Mendi,

Saturday, 16 January 2016 09:21

Ancient Rite Makes 'Another Christ'

(Part Three in a series.)

The Biblical gesture of laying on of hands is the central part of the Catholic ordination rite.  

Saturday, 16 January 2016 06:03

Blessed, Broken and Given

(Part Two in a series.)

The Holy Gospel that was chosen by Deacon Harry for the Ordination Mass was taken from the Gospel according to Luke - the multiplication of the loaves and fishes.

Saturday, 16 January 2016 05:02

The Blessed Day Has Arrived

(First in a series.)

After years of prayer, discernment, study, spiritual direction, pastoral work... the big day has finally arrived for Harry Mawoi.  Today he will be ordained a Catholic priest. 

Thursday, 14 January 2016 03:37

Pre-Ordination Joy

Deacon Harry will soon be ordained a priest, but the celebrations have already begun.

Sunday, 10 January 2016 06:03

Hela Youth Turn Out In Force

Almost three-hundred and fifty young people from all over the Hela Province were hosted by Saint George Parish, Koroba for a Christmastime Youth Convocation led by Jesus Youth Australia.

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