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The LAMBERT

The LAMBERT

Elsewhere in News and Events on this site one reads of the death and interment of the first member of “Haus Bung” at Madang in Papua New Guinea – a man named Lambert.  “Haus Bung”, which has been functioning under the auspices of the Oceania Province for more than two...

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New Time Capsule Placed at “Belmont Park”

New Time Capsule Placed at “Belmont Park”

As a Brotherhood that looks back on centuries of history, the Order is always happy to support the recording of important historical events. The foundation stone of the palatial home that became Saint John of God Hospital, North Richmond, NSW, was laid in 1892. Under...

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The Order’s Mental Health First Aid Model

The Order’s Mental Health First Aid Model

Soon after the Brothers arrived in Australia in 1947 they were being urged to move into a traditional area of the Order’s world-wide activity – mental health services.  By January 1952 they had purchased an historic house, “Belmont Park”, at North Richmond NSW and...

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Order’s Work for Disabled Affected by Taal Volcano

Order’s Work for Disabled Affected by Taal Volcano

The Brothers of the Oceania Province support with an annual financial contribution the attendance of a number of pupils at the Saint Raphael Day School for Special Children at Amadeo, Cavite in the Philippines.  In addition to the day school for children with learning...

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The John of God Tradition of Burying the Dead

The John of God Tradition of Burying the Dead

Papua New Guinean members of the Oceania Province operate a service for persons with mental health issues at Madang in Papua New Guinea.  The operation of mental health services in the Melanesian culture often takes one down unusual pathways – as is illustrated by...

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Brothers Conclude Two Year Study of Laudato Sí

Brothers Conclude Two Year Study of Laudato Sí

The defining gospel story of the Saint John of God Brothers is the parable of the Good Samaritan.  They share the widely held view that humanity is inflicting serious damage on what Pope Francis frequently refers to as “the Earth, our home”.  The Brothers see the...

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All Brothers Meeting

All Brothers Meeting

3rd Meeting of Religious Brothers “Tutti Fratelli”. A group of 64 Brothers from 35 different countries belonging to 14 Congregations meet in Rome.

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