Month: December 2018

Prayer for the Philippines

Philippine Consul General in Macau Ms Lilybeth Deapera, assisted by Fr Leonard Dollentas, led the prayers for grace, unity, prosperity of the Philippines on December 18 at 8:00 PM. The half-hour gathering was well attended, with some Mexican, Indian and…

USJ Pre-Christmas Mass — “Pursue Truth, Good and Beauty”

Bishop of Macau Dom Stephen Lee celebrated a Pre-Christmas Mass at Holy Cross Chapel for USJ students and staff on Friday the 14th of December 2018 the Memorial of Saint John of the Cross. In the Holy Eucharist, Dom Stephen…

Alumni’s annual Christmas gathering warms the Seminary

St Joseph’s Seminary Alumni Association hosted its annual Christmas gathering at 12:15 PM on 16th December 2018 (Gaudete Sunday). The Te Deum liturgy was presided by Dom Stephen Lee, and followed by a lunch gathering together with Bishop Emeritus Jose…

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DIOCESE GATHERS TESTIMONIES OF FILIPINO CHILDREN — Filling a gap in the Feast of the Holy Family

The Catholic Pastoral Center of the Diocese of Macau will mark this year’s Feast of the Holy Family with an initiative directed specifically towards the Filipino immigrants that don’t have the opportunity to share the Christmas season with their children.

CHANCERY NOTICE

CN/14/024/2018 1st January 2019 WORLD DAY OF PEACE “Politics must be at the service of peace” The theme of Pope Francis’ Message for the 52nd World Day of Peace, marked for 1 January 2019, have been revealed in a note…

POPE FRANCIS’ MESSAGE – Good politics is at the service of peace

Christopher Wells (Vatican News) “Peace be to this house!” In his greeting to the world for the 52nd World Day of Peace, Pope Francis takes up the words proposed by Christ in the Gospel. The Holy Father notes that “the…

BITE-SIZE THEOLOGY (13) – Does the New Testament show that Peter was first among the apostles?

Rev José Mario O Mandía jmom.honlam.org The New Testament shows us how Jesus gave special treatment to Peter, how he chose him from among the twelve. Does the New Testament also tell us about how Peter played his role? Yes,…

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