SVD

09/04/2014 17:30

THE BUNDI CROSS – A CROSS CARRIER’S DIARY

(Having read the TIMES and/or WANTOK story Of the Bundi parishoners carrying a pilgrim cross for the 100+ klm last August  you might like the angle of one of the actual carriers. Here is part of his thumbnail diary with some details the other accounts did not carry....

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09/04/2014 17:08

Bishop John Edward Cohill

John Edward Cohill was born in Elizabeth, New Jersey, U.S.A., December 13th, 1907, the fourth eldest of eight children. He entered the minor seminary at Miramar, Massachusetts in 1922 and the novitiate at East Troy, Wisconsin in 1926. He was ordained at Techny, Illinois,March 29th, 1936. That same...

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09/04/2014 17:06

Father Ernest Golly remembered

In the evening of Tuesday, the 11th of May 2010 many people and cars were heading for Yomba parish. People were ushered to the benches of the great parish hall, the cars were guided to the parking places prepared around the buildings. Everything has been taken care off. Grass was neatly cut, the...

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09/04/2014 17:05

Bro. Josef (Frldolln) SCHLIERENZAUER (PNG) 21.11.00; 36-57-59-65-**

A native of St. Gallen, Switzerland, Bro. Fridolin, son of Josef and Rosa Greber, entered Marienburg as a postulant 1956. After going through his novitiate at St. Gabriel he was assigned for a while in Varone, Italy before embarking in 1962 for Australia and pronouncing his final vows in...

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09/04/2014 17:05

Fr. Ernest Golly, SVD

Born on the 21st December 1933 at Cisowa in upper Silesia Died on the 7th May 2010 at St. Augustine On the 13th of April Fr. Golly arrived in Frankfurt after very tiring journey. He had a cancer – and still celebrated Easter in his community at Yomba in Madang diocese. Afterwards he went for check...

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09/04/2014 17:02

Fr. Nick de Groot SVD.

My story starts in the city of The Hague, in the Netherlands in 1943. I am the third born of ten children, -- five boys and five girls. In 1953 my family, -- Dad, Mum, Grandma and 8 children -- migrated to Brisbane, Australia because the war had destroyed so much of our country. At first it was a...

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09/04/2014 17:00

Fr. Ben Kuhnert, SVD

thank your for your quick reply. Well, at this stage my trip to PNG is still far from certain - just something like a plan that needs to be considered yet - but nevertheless, just a possibility. If those plans materialize, I would no doubt marvel about all the developments that have taken place...

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09/04/2014 16:59

The death of Fr. Steve Palinkas

Just after midday, Sunday, 31/12/95, we got word that Fr. Steve had died of a heart attack during the morning. It seems he was just about to say his second parish Mass, had made the Sign of the Cross to begin, then simply fell to the floor with a massive heart attack and died. Everyone called him...

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09/04/2014 16:58

Fr. Etienne Steve Palinkas, SVD

(an interview in Australia by unknown author)      Any hope for the youth today? was my last question put to Steve in the delightful interview that I had with our missionary from Zaire. We know Steve from his four and one half year stay in our province here from '79 to '83. I...

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09/04/2014 16:56

Archbishop Gorge Bernarding - CV

Born at Carrick, Pa., U.S.A., February 15, 1912. Entered SVD 1926. First vows 1934. Final vows 1938. Ordained August 13, 1939, at Techny, Ill., U.S.A. Arrived at Alexishafen, New Guinea, in 1940....

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