Catholic Diocese of Mendi

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The latest news from around the diocese and beyond


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

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CBC Publications

Recent documents from the Catholic Bishops Conference

Child Protection

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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.

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.

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