For the spiritual benefit of the faithful, Bishop Stephen Lee has decreed that the following days be added to be observed as memorials and feasts within the Diocese of Macau.

30th JAN Blessed Gabriele Allegra OFM – Memorial

25th FEB St Luigi Versiglia and St Callisto Carvario – Memorial

24th MAY Mary Help of Christians – Memorial

For the convenience of the faitful, the following days have already been approved to 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)

4th FEB St John of Brito, Priest and Martyr – Memorial

7th FEB Consecration of the Cathedral – Feast

9th MAR Saturday after Ashes Wednesday – The Five Wounds of the Lord –


29th APR St Catherine of Siena, Virgin, Doctor – Feast (Patron of Diocese of


13rd 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

Lunar New Year – Our Lady of China

Macau, 25 October 2018

Fr. Manuel Machado, MCCJ