Bishop Stephen Lee Bun Sang, Bishop of Macau, makes public the following:
1. Fr. Francisco Xavier Chan Pou Chun Parochial Administrator of Santo António Parish during the vacation leave of Fr. Lee In Ho, BMC.
2. The Thanksgiving Mass for the Conclusion of the Jubilee of Mercy will take place on November 20, 2016, at 10:00 a.m., at St. Paul School. That day, all the morning Masses after 8:00 a.m. will be cancelled.
3. For the spiritual benefit of the faithful, Bishop Stephen Lee has decreed that the following days be observed as memorials and feasts within the Diocese of Macau.
3rd DEC St. Francis Xavier, Priest – Feast (Patron of the Diocese of Macau)
8th DEC The Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary – Solemnity (Principal Patroness of the Diocese of Macau)
28th JAN Lunar New Year – Our Lady of China
4th FEB St John of Brito, Priest and Martyr – Memorial
7th FEB Consecration of the Cathedral – Feast
4th MAR Saturday after Ashes Wednesday– The Five Wounds of the Lord – Feast
29th APR St Catherine of Siena, Virgin, Doctor – Feast (Patron of Diocese of Macau)
13th MAY Our Lady of Fatima – Memorial
24th JUN The Birthday of St John the Baptist – Solemnity
26th JUN St Josemaría Escrivá, Priest – Memorial
4th JUL St Elizabeth of Portugal – Memorial
5th SEP St Teresa of Calcutta– Memorial
5th OCT St. Maria Faustina Kowalska–Memorial
22nd OCT St John Paul II – Memorial
Given at the Chancery Office, 1 November 2016.
Fr Manuel Machado, MCCJ