Catholic Diocese of Mendi

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The latest news from around the diocese and beyond


Take a tour of the parishes and pastoral areas of the diocese

Tokaut Newsletter

Check out our diocesan newsletter in Pidgin English


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

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Youth News

Check out the Youth Newsletter for the latest happenings

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

Tuesday, 30 January 2018 04:34

Is there Hope for Hela?

On a recent pastoral visit to the Hela Province I found myself asking the question, "Is there hope for the Hulis?"  The answer might surprise you.

Sunday, 17 December 2017 07:35

Incarnation at Pomberel

Christmas came early to the people of Saint Martin de Porres Parish in Pomberel, Southern Highlands Province.

Wednesday, 13 December 2017 10:25

FSM Sisters hold Annual Meeting

The Franciscan Sisters of Mary gathered in Mendi for their annual general meeting.

Sunday, 10 December 2017 10:39

Upper Mendi Shines

The people of Upper Mendi showed their true colors in a weekend of festive celebrations.

Thursday, 30 November 2017 10:08

Child Protection Volunteers Training in Mendi

The protection of children is one of the highest priorities in the Pastoral Plan of the Diocese of Mendi.

Wednesday, 29 November 2017 10:52

Tearful Farewell in Kutubu

"It was like a funeral for the people; they were really crying ... and so was I."

Sunday, 13 August 2017 07:42

A Church Born of a Dream

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.

Friday, 28 July 2017 04:40

Lake Kutubu Becomes River Jordan

Seventeen people recently received the Sacrament of Baptism in an inspiring celebration at Lake Kutubu (and in Lake Kutubu).

Pastoral Letter on the Protection, Care and Catechesis of Children

Catholic Bishops Conference of
Papua New Guinea and Solomon Islands


These days, we often hear parents and grandparents complain about the behavior of children and young people;

Saturday, 08 July 2017 03:39

Tokaut June 2017

In the June 2017 issue of Tokaut Newsletter, editor-in-chief Fr Isaiah Timba reports on the latest news items in the Diocese of Mendi: some words from the bishop on the passing of beloved friend and mission driver Jerome Tapon; how some in the diocese celebrated the 100th anniversary of the Fatima apparitions; the return of Fr Pius Hal to the diocese; the opening of Saint George Koroba Day High School and much more.

Read Tokaut June 2017

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