History

05/05/2000 11:22
A Brief History of CTI What is now Catholic Theological Institute (CTI) is the end product of a process going back to 1963. The Catholic bishops of the region had, over the years, made different arrangements for the training of candidates for the Roman Catholic priesthood. In 1961 the...
05/05/2000 11:21
Sr. Mary Ignace Schaal smsm, with approval of the most Rev. Thomas J. Wade sm, Vicar Apostolic of the North Solomons, founded the little Sisters of Nazareth, accepting the first three novices on 22nd Feb, 1933. A member of the third order Regular of Mary, Sr. Marie Ignace left her home country...
05/05/2000 11:17
Written by: Bp. Rochus Joseph Tatamai msc September 29, 2000 Geographical Background: It was the time when the explorers were discovering new lands, traders and planters were opening new markets, administrators were governing new colonies, and Missionaries were evangelizing entire...
05/05/2000 11:16
The Vicariate Apostolic of Melanesia was established by Pope Gregory XVI on 16th July, 1844. The Vicariate was first entrusted to the Society of May (Marists) and then to the Pontifical Institute of Foreign Missions (P.I.M.E.). For a number of reasons both groups withdrew from Melanesia and from...
05/05/1999 11:24
The original buildings of what was to become Malala High School (first called Lourdes College) were built of bush material in 1956/57 by Br. Alois Niermann and Fr Piet Hesen, the parish priest of the area. His original idea was to set up a central primary school for Catholic children of the Bogia...
05/05/1999 11:19
The Christian Brothers in PNG The first community of Christian brothers came to Papua New Guinea in 1950. The first community consisted of Brothers consisted of Br Mathias McGrath (Leader), Br Ambrose Howard, Br Alexis Lambert and Br Salvian Parker. Upon arrival in Rabaul in March 1950 these...
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