The newest endeavour for the SVD AUS Province is the establishment of a presence in Myanmar at the invitation of Cardinal Charles Bo SDB of Yangon.
Cardinal Bo invited the SVD to establish a presence in his archdiocese to promote the Biblical Apostolate.
The SVD presence in Myanmar began in August 2017 when Fr Truc Quoc Phan SVD and Fr John Le SVD began work to make the structure that the Society had been given liveable.
Fr Jacob Kavunkal SVD, the first of the four member team appointed by the SVD Generalate, arrived in March 2018 and started to work giving Bible retreats, classes, animation talks and teaching English.
Currently there ar3e three members in ministry in Myanmar - Fr Mariusz Kubista SVD, Fr Tuyen Nguyen SVD and Fr Devasagayam Savariyappan SVD, wtih plans to increase numbers in the future.
The SVD house in Myanmar, named the Divine Word Centre, was blessed by Cardinal Bo in December 2018. It will be an institute for the Biblical apostolate that the SVD has begun in Myanmar.