Faith

25/04/2014 13:15

YULE ISLAND PIONEER BISHOP ON THE WAY TO SAINTHOOD - By Bishop Rochus Tatamai MSC - Bereina

On 16 April 2014 Pope Francis officially recognized the “heroic virtues” of the Servant of God Alain-Marie Guynot de Boismenu. He was born on the 27th December, 1870 at Saint Malo, a town on the coast of Britanny, France. He was the 11th and last child of Francois Guynot de Boismenu and Augustine...

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01/11/2012 19:46

Bishop Louis Couppe

Louis Couppe was born on the 26-08-1850 in the town of Romorantin, France. At a young age, he found himself called to become a priest. He made sound studies in letters and theology in the seminary of de Blois Diocese. He was ordained priest on the 30-05-1874 and was name curate in Selles sur...

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29/07/2012 19:04

My life with Blessed Peter ToRot

By Augustine Malana – ‘Divine Word University’ East New Britain student My encounter with Peter ToRot I began to know about Peter Torot in my younger age during Sunday school sessions in the year 1995, just after the twin eruption of the Tavurvur volcano in Rabaul in 1994. Peter Torot’s life...

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18/06/2012 08:30

Prayer for the family Archdiocese of Rabaul

Lord Jesus, you have called each of us by name to live in communion of love and holiness and to be one in the great family of God's children. Send us forth to shine with your light and to communicate the fire of the Spirit through a life inspired by the gospel. Virgin Most Holy, You were...

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18/06/2012 08:29

Peter ToRot, a champion of family life

The year of Blessed Peter To Rot (Jul. 2011 – Dec. 2012) has been, so far, a time of grace for the Archdiocese of Rabaul: the monthly catechesis have given to everybody the opportunity to reflect on the topic of family and family life; the relics of Blessed Peter To Rot, that have gone from...

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05/05/2012 11:33

Modern Day Saint Peter ToRot Martyr for Marriage

The islands of the Pacific became well known in World War ll as Americans and their allies fought and died to rid the region of the forces of Japanese occupation. Yet, in the newspapers, little was mentioned about the native peoples living on these island battlegrounds where titanic forces fought...

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05/05/2002 11:36

POST-SYNODAL APOSTOLIC EXHORTATION ECCLESIA IN OCEANIA OF HIS HOLINESS POPE JOHN PAUL II

TO THE BISHOPS PRIESTS AND DEACONS MEN AND WOMEN IN THE CONSECRATED LIFE AND ALL THE LAY FAITHFUL ON JESUS CHRIST AND THE PEOPLES OF OCEANIA: WALKING HIS WAY, TELLING HIS TRUTH, LIVING HIS LIFE INTRODUCTION 1. The Church in Oceania gives glory to God at the dawn of the Third Millennium and...

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25/01/1995 11:35

BLESSED PETER TO ROT Martyr - AD 1945

Peter To Rot was born in 1912 in Rakunai, a village on the Melanesian island of New Britain, today an eastern province of the independent nation of Papua New Guinea. Due to the lack of documentation, destroyed by the Japanese during the war, it is impossible to determine his date of birth. This...

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05/05/1994 11:38

SAINT PETER CHANEL Priest & Martyr - AD 1841 (April 28)

Proto-martyr of Oceania, born at Cuet, dep. of Ain, France, 1803, died at Futuna, Friendly Islands, Oceania, 28 April, 1841. Being of humble parentage, a zealous priest, M. Trompier, assisted his education. Ordained priest in 1827, he went as curate to Ambérieux and later as pastor to Crozet....

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