samoa mission

REDEMPTORIST MONASTERY CHURCH

SALEAAUMUA

In 1972, at a time when there were fewer Samoan clergy than there aretoday, the New Zealand Redemptorists went to Samoa. Their missionincluded a parish on Savai. From that first Redemptorist community, Fr.Patrick Hurley C.Ss.R was consecrated bishop, an auxiliary to CardinalPio of Apia.

Fr. Peter Brown, C.Ss.R, a member of the Redemptorist community inSamoa, on his return to New Zealand, served Auckland’s Samoan Catholicsfor ten years as their chaplain.

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Sts Peter and Paul Church P. O. Box 532, Apia, Samoa (Saleaaumua, Aleipata, Apia, Samoa)

Ph: +61 (0) 8 9328 6600

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