Tu’uu  Mata’afA Tiufea Asuao Mulipola Peato Mikaele

100th Anniversary of Our Lady of Fatima’s Apparition in Portugal 1917-2017

PART V on pages 28 and 79th in last week’s edition we provided an account on Power of Prayers and Rosary Devotion and the Consecrate of Russia to the Immaculate Heart of Mary. Part VI below, we unveil the architects of the fall of communism, a tribute to our Mother Mary, a tribute to St Pope JPII and the Vision of Hell.

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Hon. Lautafi Fio Selafi Purcell, Minister of Commerce, Industry and Labour signs the Agreement on behalf of the Government of Samoaq in Tonga last week.

Samoa signs P.A.C.E.R. Plus

Samoa has officially signed the Pacific Agreement on Closer Economic Relations (P.A.C.E.R.) Plus agreement.

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PRIME MINISTER OF SAMOA: Tuilaepa Sailele Malielegaoi has been appointed as Special Ambassador for Sustainable Tourism.

P.M. Tuilaepa’s newest role

The World Tourism Organization (U.N.W.T.O) has appointed the Prime Minister of Samoa, Tuilaepa Sailele Malielegaoi, as Special Ambassador of the International Year of Sustainable Tourism 2017.

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Tu’uu  Mata’afA Tiufea Asuao Mulipola Peato Mikaele

The 100th Anniversary of Our Lady of Fatima’s apparition in Portugal 1917 - 2017

PART IV on pages 28 and 29th in last week’s edition we provided a clear explanation as to ‘’Why the Rosary’’ and why our Lady in all her sixth appearances insisted on praying the Rosary and a devotion and consecration to her Immaculate Heart.

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Myths and Legends of the Ancient World

Princess Gundrun stood at the window of her bower, looking out into the distant woods beyond. How often she had stood here, watching. How often she had seen him ride out through the trees, a large stag slung across his horse and his gold-red hair and beard gleaming in the sunlight.

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HUMANITY AT ITS BEST: Queensland Reds visit to the Samoa Victim Support Group were connected with the children and amused at the set-up on the campus.

Rugby players eye opening experience

The Queensland Reds visit to the children survivors of violence at the SVSG Campus of Hope was an “eye opening experience for the boys,” according to one of the rugby stars.

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COMPETITIORS OF THE SHERATON SAMOA INDEPENDENCE NATIONAL HALF MARATHON: 10km runners at the start at Fale’ula.

Forever young Darren Young

When the gun went off at Faleasi’u early on Saturday, 48 year old Darren Young allowed two young runners to set the pace of the Sheraton Samoa Independence National Half Marathon.

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Tu’uu Mata’afa Mulipola Peato Mikaele

The 100th Anniversary of our Lady of Fatima’s Apparition in Portugal 1917

First of all, congratulations Samoa for your 55th Anniversary of Independence.

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Myth, legends of ancient worlds

“Higher Daddy!Higher!” the little boy squealed, his face bright with excitement. Sigurd laughed and caught his son before tossing him up even higher than before.

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Tu’uu Mata’afā Tiufea Mulipola Peato Mikaele

The 100th Anniversary of our Lady of Fatima’s Apparition in Portugal 1917

SIXTH APPARITION On October 13, 1917, a crowd estimated at about 70,000 or more found their way to the Cova da iria because of reports that a great miracle would take place. The children had to be guided to the holmoak tree because of the converging crowds.

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Myths and Legends of the Ancient World

Guttorm stooped down and took the wild flower gently between his thumb and forefinger taking care not to bruise it.

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Tu’uu Mata’afa Mulipola Peato Mikaele

The 100th Anniversary of our Lady of Fatima’s apparition in Portugal 1917 PART II

The Second Apparition On June 13, 1917 the three seers were joined by about 50 people as they awaited the Lady’s next promised visit. Again, the children saw a flash of light followed by the apparition of Mary.

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Three seers of the vision in 1917 Lucia, Farancisco and Jacinta.

The 100th Anniversary of our Lady of Fatima’s Apparition in Portugal 1917

As the Universal Catholic Church has begun to put in place numerous festivities marking the commemoration of the 100th anniversary of the Apparition of Our Blessed Mother Mary to three little children in Fatima Portugal

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MOTHER’S DAY EVENT: NRL-Digicel Pacific Outreach Programme held  yesterday as one of the many that will be held this year, an event set out to promote rugby league, education and healthy living.

Outreach programme celebrates Mother’s Day in the rain

Despite the heavy rainfall, the team from the NRL-Digicel Pacific Outreach programme were still able to pull in some fit, willing and able Mums to take part in their Mother’s Day Event. 

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Myths and Legends of the Ancient World

The fire burnt low in the hearth but the servant women made no move to add fuel to it.

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HELPING ANIMALS: (from left) Miriama Mati, Dr. Ken Lameta and Ava Toa at the APS animal clinic, working diligently on promoting animal wellness and protection in Samoa. Ken is a local vet, now working at APS.

The HOWLER

HEALTHY ANIMALS EQUALS HEALTHY PEOPLE APS clinic just received a new shipment of dog and cat Worm, Tick and Flea medicine

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A significant outcome of the dialogue

One significant outcome of the Dialogue on Science and Science Policy for the SDGs in the Pacific SIDS, is the Apia Ministerial Communiqué.

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Myths and Legends of the Ancient World

King Giuki’s burg was bustling with excitement. Darkness had fallen but the streets were alive with people and lights. It was the first night of the full moon and tonight Prince Gunnar’s bride was expected to arrive.

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Myths and Legends of the Ancient World

The wall of fire rose high above the surrounding trees, the flames steady and strong.

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Myths and Legends of the Ancient World

The horsemen left King Giuki’s burg at dawn, riding out through the forest to the distant mountains beyond.

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Editorial

Working together to fight transnational crimes

It was at the beginning of the year we were warned. It came from the Chief Executive Officer of the Ministry of Prime Minister and Cabinet, Agafili Shem Leo, who cautioned that the rise of international crimes within the Pacific region means Samoa has become extremely vulnerable as the conduit of some of the criminal activities.

Letters to the Editor

Letter lacks in depth knowledge

Dear Editor, Re: Time for some accountability in terms of our rugby results Neat piece of writing...it sounds and looks clever but really lacks in-depth knowledge of the issues raised. The Sevens teams from NZ, Australia, England etc are predominantly made up of players that are not even regarded as top level players, they are around 3rd level and downwards and yet still gave our boys a hard time back then.

Street Talk

Ali Fa’afetai, 37

How do we address number of alcohol-related deaths?

The growing number of alcohol-related deaths is alarming. Hardly a month goes by without several incidents where precious lives are wasted due to alcohol abuse and drinking sessions gone wrong. What can we as a country do to stop these unnecessary deaths? What is your solution? Ilia L. Likou asked in today’s Street Talk and this is what people said:

Think a Minute

What women want

Think a minute…One of man’s greatest challenges is to understand women. The problem: “By the time a man can read a woman like a book, he needs eyeglasses.” Or as one husband said, “There are two ways to handle a woman—and nobody knows either of them.” So what do women want?

Columns

Tuilaepa Dr. Sa’ilele Malielegaoi Address to officially  open the 20th Pacific  Immigration Directors Conference;  Taumesina Island Resort

Samoa commits to address security challenges

I welcome you all to our shores for the 20th Pacific Immigration Directors Conference.

Between the Lines

BETWEEN THE LINES

GREGOR PAUL FAN CLUB Don’t you just love the New Zealand Herald rugby writer, Gregor Paul?

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