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Opening of the Novitiate in PNG

KIUNGA, Papua New Guinea - On the Feast of the Presentation of our Lord, we entered officially into the Novitiate program. Also, the 2nd of February marked the Day of the Religious and it was really suitable to our entrance to the Novitiate Formation; Godwin, from the Diocese of Wewak, has completed his second year of Theological studies in Catholic Theological Institute (CTI); Anselm, from the Diocese of Wewak, has completed his first year of Theological Studies in CTI and Tresi (Larouche), from the Diocese of Daru-Kiunga has completed his Philosophical Studies also in CTI...

Walking Together - A Shared Missionary Experience

PORT MORESBY, Papua New Guinea - One of the most intimate opportunities inscribed in the heart of every Montfortian missionary, those among others who work together in PNG, is the authentic sharing of missionary life. This was keenly felt on Friday, December 16, 2022, as part of an Entity Assembly in Port Moresby. Every missionary who works in this country known especially as the homeland of a certain species of "bird of paradise", has had the opportunity to express what he had in his heart filled with simplicity and brotherly love...
Dolaa DHANUSH | 19/12/2022

The future belongs to you – Cardinal John Ribat

PORT MORESBY, Papua New Guinea – On Thursday, December 15, 2022, the Blessing Mass of the “Montfortian House of Prayer” took place in Bomana, Port Moresby, PNG, by Cardinal John RIBAT, MSC, Archbishop of Port Moresby. This community which is a house of formation for the candidates of the General Delegation of PNG of the Montfortian Missionaries is located in the complex of the Catholic Theological Institute (ITC) where these candidates study Philosophy and Theology...
Dolaa DHANUSH | 16/12/2022

A Visit to Daru and Kiunga Regions

PORT MORESBY, Papua New Guinea - Activities for the Canonical Visit of the General Administration of the Montfort Missionaries and the Closing of the Continental Mission Year (CMY) of Asia and Oceania are continuing in Papua New Guinea (PNG). In this second week (7-12 December 2022), the Superiors from Asia and Oceania and the General Administration paid a visit to the Daru-Kiunga Diocese in the Western Province...
Dolaa DHANUSH | 15/12/2022

PNG Delegation prepares for the Closing Events of the Continental Mission Year

PORT MORESBY, PNG - On Friday, December 2, 2022, the confreres at the Montfortian Formation House of Bomana, and several parishioners and confreres at the Saint Martin de Porres Parish in Morata, all in Port Moresby, got up early and got busy to organize everything to welcome a Montfortian Delegation that landed at the airport of the capital city of Papua New Guinea. There was the Assistant General, Fr. Wismick JEAN-CHARLES, SMM who came from Rome and Fr. Shibi, SMM (Councillor, representing Fr. Peter MASCARENHAS, SMM, the Vice-Provincial) who came from Bangalore...
Dolaa DHANUSH | 5/12/2022

Opening Celebration of the Continental Mission Year Asia and Oceania in Papua New Guinea

PORT MORESBY, Papua New Guinea - As the plane hovered and circled over the tropical evergreen forest of the Western Province, in search of a suitable landing ground, Fr. Decari of the Montfort Missionaries looked at the pilot and said to him, “Let’s go back to Port Moresby.” When they arrived back to the Mission Headquarters in Port Moresby, he said to the bishop that the Montfort Missionaries will take the mission in the Western Province. “Why do you want to take the mission there in the Western Province?” asked the bishop. Fr. Decari replied without hesitation, “Because it is difficult, we will take this place for our mission...
Godwin Dalle | 14/3/2022
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