Posts Tagged ‘Aitape’

8, Aug

Sr Bernie Telemai celebrated her Silver Jubilee in Aitape with a great and genuine joyfulness. The liturgy was very alive with colour, meaning, symbolism, ritual, and dance all to express Bernie’s 25 years of faithful commitment to Presentation Life and Mission. Bernie’s mother and family joined with the Sisters, ‘Friends of Nano’, many of Bernie’s friends, […]

17, Oct

The Presentation focus for International Day for the Eradication of Poverty on 17 October 2016 is support to the villagers of Arop, Papua New Guinea for a clean water system. The launch of the system on 15 August 2016 saw 20 tanks installed for people who have suffered re-location after the devastation of their coastal […]

13, Apr

Against all odds, but with great determination, Srs Carmel Boyle, Monica Shelverton and Breda Ryan, who years ago lived and worked in Ningil, took the opportunity to travel to Ningil when in Papua New Guinea for the celebrations of Fifty Years Foundation of the Mission. Since the convent was destroyed by fire last year (so […]

6, Mar

On 2 February this year thirty Presentation Sisters (nine visitors from Australia and NZ, three expatriates and eighteen of the twenty PNG Sisters) with the Bishop of Aitape, nine of the local priests, many other Religious and about 300 Friends of Nano and other friends gathered at Aitape to celebrate the Golden Jubilee of the […]

11, Dec

Sr Breda Ryan recalls with great fondness memories of her time ministering in Papua New Guinea Sr Breda from the New Zealand Community spent eight and a half years living and working with the Sisters in Papua New Guinea. Sr Breda writes; “I loved every moment of my time in PNG.   I loved the people, […]

22, Oct

Justice Contact for Papua New Guinea, Sr Imelda Suyai shares the story of the Sisters Pastoral visits to Aitape Police Jail.     I was asked to take up this role as a Justice Contact person in July this year.   This is my first time in this role and whilst I feel challenged I will try […]