Faith

13/06/2015 13:39
On 30 June a letter was made public addressed by Pope Benedict XVI to Cardinal Joseph Zen of Hong Kong, His Special Envoy to the celebration of the 100th Anniversary of the Birth of Blessed Peter ToRot on 7 July in Rabaul, stressing the importance of the occasion as a chance to reiterate the value...
13/06/2015 13:37
Bishop Rochus Tatamai of Bereina, a member of the family, pays tribute to Blessed Peter ToRot on the 100th anniversary of his birth, as the Archdiocese of Rabaul solemnly celebrates on 7 July the Feast of the Blessed catechist killed by Japanese occupying forces in April 1945. By Bishop Rochus...
13/06/2015 13:36
The Archdiocese of Rabaul opened the celebrations for the 100th Anniversary of the birth of Peter ToRot on 7 July 2011 with a Pastoral Letter drafted by then Coadjutor Archbishop Francesco Panfilo, SDB. It is centered on Marriage and the Family as a place for holiness and personal fulfillment. All...
25/04/2014 13:15
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...
01/11/2012 19:46
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...
29/07/2012 19:04
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...
18/06/2012 08:30
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...
18/06/2012 08:29
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...
05/05/2012 11:33
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...
05/05/2002 11:36
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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