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Caritas campaign aims to feed two hundred people

September 19, 2021

In a single weekend, Caritas collected enough groceries to feed close to one hundred people. Supported by the Lusophone Scouts Group of Macau (GELMac), the food donation campaign continues this Saturday and Sunday in two different Taipa Supermarkets.

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Ricci Institute discusses Corporate Social Responsibility in the Greater Bay Area

September 19, 2021

The future of Macau is increasingly interconnected with the development of the Greater Bay area, but the process of the SAR regional integration is not without risks. Questions such as business ethics in a thriving space – one that promises great opportunities – are seen by the Macau Ricci Institute as something to worry about. The Jesuit think tank is dedicating one of its upcoming events to the issue of disseminating better Corporate Social Responsibility practices in the Greater Bay Area region.

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“We aim to be a university in, of and for Macau, in, of and for China”

September 18, 2021

The University of Saint Joseph is celebrating its 25th anniversary and it was rewarded by the Central Government with a long awaited accolade. The higher education institution was authorized by the Chinese Education Ministry to recruit Mainland students, albeit on a trial basis. The University will be able to enroll students from the People’s Republic of China in postgraduate programs in Architecture, Business Administration, Information Systems and Science, Stephan Morgan announced earlier this week.

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Music and Sacred: some considerations

September 17, 2021

In recent decades, the use of the term “sacred music” to denote the music that is used for the liturgy has often been contested, preferring terms such as ritual, liturgical music and so on. Certainly, for some the term “sacred music” meant the monumentalization of certain repertoires as untouchable or intangible, not as models as they should be.

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Missionaries From Macau to the World – Saint Lazarus Island (61)

September 17, 2021

As soon as João da Gama arrived in Acapulco (March 1590) his ship and the entire crew were seized, thus complying with royal legislation. The assets of the Portuguese captain, “valued at 140,000 pesos,” were also taken from him and his court case went to the Casa de la Contratación in Seville, where he was to be tried.

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Giovannino Guareschi, a real Catholic writer

September 16, 2021

Giovannino Guareschi was not only a great Catholic writer and humorist, but what is even more significant is that he is a great Catholic philosopher. Certainly his was not a philosophy in the common sense of the term: he never formulated a systematic thought; but it was still a very specific thought. It was the thought of “common sense,” that is, an authentically Catholic thought.

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My Salute to the Maryknoll Sisters

September 16, 2021

Today you have finished your mission here in Macau. Your footprints will forever be ingrained in our history and our hearts. May your services and sharing with us in Christ our Savior enrich your lives and those of the other Maryknoll Sisters all over the world! We thank God for having had you with us for the last 39 years! God bless you all! A big hug to you all!