The people of Saint John the Apostle Parish in Hedmari, Hela Province of PNG recently hosted a joyful and reverent celebration for the blessing of their new one-of-a-kind church building.
The people of Sol, the most remote out-station of the Tente Pastoral Area in the Diocese of Mendi recently showed that they are alive in the Risen Lord!
Seven young PNG women become first to enter FCC Sisters Formation Program in Komo, Hela Province, Diocese of Mendi.
The Ambassador of Pope Francis to Papua New Guinea & Solomon Islands was in Mendi to bring to a happy conclusion the year-long celebration of the Golden Jubilee of the Diocese of Mendi.
Adding to the joy of the Golden Jubilee in Mendi was the celebration of the priestly ordination of Deacon Peter Mondo.
Words cannot begin to express the pageantry, the colour and the shear beauty of a traditionl Melanesian Singsing.
It's not a true PNG Highlands celebration if there's not a mumu! For the uninitiated, a mumu is a traditional way of cooking, especially pork, vegetables and greens in an earthen oven.
The third day of the Golden Jubilee celebrations of the Diocese of Mendi was marked by three main events. The Holy Mass, a Singsing, and a Mumu!
The Golden Jubilee celebrations continued on 8 December, the Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary, with the rededication of the Cathedral in Mendi.
From remote mountaintops and hidden valleys of the Southern Highlands and Hela Provinces of Papua New Guinea,
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Deacon Alen Muguya became Father Alen Muguya in an ancient ceremony celebrated at Saint George Parish, Koroba, Hela Province of Papua New Guinea.
The recent celebrations of Holy Week and Easter give witness that Jesus Christ is alive ... and so is the church of 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.
Saint Dominic's Church is an outstation of the Cathedral Parish in Mendi. It is located very near the top of one of the majestic mountains surrounding Mendi.
Representatives of various sectors of the the community: health, education, law, justice, church, NGOs, etc., come together as Stand Against Sorcery-related Violence Task Force in Mendi.
Parish Youth Coordinators from all corners of the Diocese of Mendi gathered recently at the Diocesan Pastoral Center to evaluate pastoral outreach and ministry to young people in the diocese.