In a colourful celebration in one of the outstations of St Francis of Assisi Parish, Tari, a new church was blessed.
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.
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.
(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,
(Part Three in a series.)
The Biblical gesture of laying on of hands is the central part of the Catholic ordination rite.
(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.
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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.
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.
Four missionaries from Jesus Youth Australia have come to the Diocese of Mendi to share the love of God and fire of the Holy Spirit with hundreds of young people of the diocese.