Catholic Diocese of Mendi

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Tokaut Newsletter

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"To a fellow missionary disciple" - a letter from Bishop Don

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Youth News

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Pastoral Letters

Read the Pastoral Letters and other writings of Bishop Donald

CBC Publications

Recent documents from the Catholic Bishops Conference

Child Protection

The diocese is committed to child protection

Saturday, 13 August 2016 00:32

Twice Blessed

The arrival of a new missionary is one of the greatest blessings that can be hoped for in a missionary diocese, but just recently TWO new missionaries arrived to serve in the Diocese of Mendi.

Thursday, 04 August 2016 03:17

Church Builds School at Timugu

The Catholic Diocese of Mendi recently provided the funds (and some of the labour) to build an elementary classroom building at Timugu (Hungi), Hela Province.

Monday, 01 August 2016 07:39

Pilgrim Bible Comes to Lake Kutubu

One of three "Pilgrim" Bibles was recently received by the parishioners of Holy Family Parish, Lake Kutubu..

Sunday, 01 May 2016 06:32

Another Christ

Deacon Alen Muguya became Father Alen Muguya in an ancient ceremony celebrated at Saint George Parish, Koroba, Hela Province of Papua New Guinea.  

Wednesday, 30 March 2016 06:48


The recent celebrations of Holy Week and Easter give witness that Jesus Christ is alive ... and so is the church of Mendi.

Wednesday, 23 March 2016 04:44

Oil of Gladness

The Chrism Mass was celebrated recently in the Mother of the Divine Shepherd Cathedral in Mendi.  

Sunday, 20 March 2016 10:56

Palm Sunday in Mendi

Christians throughout the world enter into Holy Week today marked by the celebration of Palm Sunday.  

Thursday, 10 March 2016 09:51

History Made in Mendi

History was made in Mendi today.  For the first time since the establishment of the diocese fifty years ago, a chapel in a residence for local diocesan priests was blessed.

Thursday, 10 March 2016 09:30

Priest Senate Meets

All priests serving in pastoral ministry in the Southern Highlands and Hela Province gathered in Mendi for the Priest Senate Meeting.

Sunday, 06 March 2016 03:57


Catholics in Mendi responded enthusiastically to Pope Francis' call to give 24 Hours to the Lord.  

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