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Thanksgiving mass

Lembata Island - Indonesia, is a village most known for its Traditional Way of Hunting Whale, but on November 29th all the attention was centered on welcoming back Fr. Timoteus Tapoona CSsR and Fr. Vincentius L Wea CSsR, as Redemptorist's newly ordained priests. Fr. Tim and Fr. Lovynk were ordained priests together with Fr. Doan, Fr. Mark, and Fr. Son last November 25th in Melbourne.

Fr. Timoteus' thanksgiving mass was held on the following day, November 30th, and attended by 15 Redemptorist priests including Fr. Redempt Jawa and Fr. Mans Boli from Oceania Province.This was a joyous and proud moment for the village and for the Redemptorists.