Day: January 4, 2019

EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW WITH FATHER DONALD CALLOWAY – From gangster to Rosary crusader

Aurelio Porfiri In the past weeks I had been reading an interesting book about the Rosary. The book was written by the American Father Donald Calloway, belonging to the Congregation of Marian Fathers of the Immaculate Conception of the Most…

FATHER JOÃO ELEUTÉRIO – “Future of the Church depends on ecclesial maturity of all its members”

Marco Carvalho A consolidated entity, but bold and active. This is the vision of the Church that Father João Eleutério nurtures. The former Dean of the Faculty of Religious Studies of the University of Saint Joseph will return to Portugal…

BEGINNING AGAIN – A repentant sinner’s litany

Lord, you said that you will not abandon the lost sheep. I am lost, keep looking for me without getting tired; arise and do not let my soul end up in perdition, lost among the storms of the tempest. I…

Chancery Notice

CN1/001/2019 Chancery Notice The Most Reverend Michael YEUNG Ming-cheung, Bishop of the Diocese of Hong Kong, has passed away at Canossa (Caritas) Hospital at 1:30p.m. on 3 January 2019, aged 73. The faithful are kindly requested to pray for the…

YOUTH FORUM – Macau Diocese kicks off three-year Year of the Youth

In order to respond to the summons of the Final Document of the Synod of Bishops, held in Rome last October, the Diocese of Macau organized a Youth Forum to kickstart its own three-year Year of the Youth. The Final…

BITE-SIZE THEOLOGY (14) – What happened after Peter’ death?

Rev José Mario O Mandía jmom.honlam.org Let me point out two more instances of Peter’s primacy over the other apostles. Chapter 12 of the Acts of the Apostles tells us how Herod, after executing John’s brother James, arrested Peter (verses…

ST ELIZABETH ANN SETON – A saint from New York

Elizabeth Ann Bayley Seton was the first native born American to be canonized by the Catholic Church. Born two years before the American Revolution, Elizabeth grew up in the upper class of New York society. She was a prolific reader,…

BENGAL AND THE KINGDOM OF THE DRAGON (34) – Great Figures of the Missionary Work

Joaquim Magalhães de Castro Sangay takes us directly to the local monastery, the Chhuka Dzongkhag, after decades of total carelessness, recently rehabilitated. Seriously wrecked by an earthquake in 1978 – the cracks in the walls of a surrounding stupa is…