Soane Patita Mafi

  • Fr Alatini’s lifelong mission for Christ

    Fr Alatini Kolofo’ou SM is the main Chaplain of the Tongan Catholic Community in greater Sydney, based at St Joseph’s Parish, Belmore. He had a typically Tongan childhood and discovered his vocation travelling through the island nation. From the age of five, a young Alatini travelled to school by...
  • EXCLUSIVE: Tongan Cardinal’s Australian Interview

    His Eminence, Soane Patita Paini Cardinal Mafi, gave Catholic Outlook journalist Jordan Grantham the privilege of an exclusive wide-ranging interview.  175 years after Marist missionaries shared the Catholic faith in Tonga, missionary zeal still burns brightly in the island nation’s first Cardinal, Soane Patita Mafi, Bishop of Tonga and Niue. Cardinal Mafi...
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