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admin / May 31, 2019

Tej Francis NAIROBI, KENYA BISHOPS FROM KENYA, UGANDA, ETHIOPIA CALL FOR DISARMAMENT OF HERDERS Catholic leaders in Kenya, Uganda and Ethiopia are calling for coordinated and peaceful disarmament in a common border region, where an estimated 8 million illegal small and light weapons can be found among the herder communities.

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IN HONOR OF THE PATRON SAINT OF FARMERS, SAINT ISIDORO LABRADOR – Festival on its 17th year

admin / May 31, 2019

[PHOTO 照片來源] www.hellotravel.com Ross Belle Balatbat Last Sunday, May 26, the Quezonian Association of Macau in coordination with the Filipino Community Alliance in Macau  (FILCAM) celebrated the Pahiyas Festival, with several performances and competitions at the Chan Meng Kam Theatre. The festival originated in Lucban, Quezon to thank God for the harvest and to honor Saint Isidore of Seville (S…

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MAY FLOWERS – English speaking community caps Marian month with flower offerings

admin / May 31, 2019

The English-speaking community of the Cathedral parish of Macau joyfully celebrated the last Sunday of the month of May, honoring Mary as they offered prayers and flowers to her image. The English speaking community is composed of the Filipinos, Indians, a handful from South Korea, Mexico and Argentina and some Portuguese who prefer English for their Sunday Mass. Although coming…

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PORTUGUESE SCHOLAR NEW BOOK WILL ADDRESS FATHER MASSA’S LEGACY – Silveira Machado is a very good example of a self made man

admin / May 31, 2019

Marco Carvalho The International Institute of Macau (IIM) entrusted António Aresta with the responsibility of writing a new volume of the Missionaries for the 21st Century collection. The Portuguese researcher will address the memory and the legacy of one of the founders of O Clarim, Father Julio Augusto Massa. IIM President Jorge Rangel made the announcement last Friday during the…

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PRAYER FOR THE CHURCH IN CHINA: FAITHFUL RESPOND TO THE APPEAL OF D. STEPHEN LEE – Hope in Christ for brothers of the Continent

admin / May 31, 2019

– Miguel Augusto In response to the appeal made to the Catholic community by the Bishop of Macau, D. Stephen Lee, calling on all the faithful to unite in the Sé Cathedral church, in prayer for the Church in China, last May 24, at the end of the afternoon at 8 pm, lay and religious faithful of the most diverse…

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TRUE LOVE FOR GOD IS EXPRESSED THROUGH OBEDIENCE TO HIS WILL – 26TH May 2019, 6th Sunday In Easter

admin / May 24, 2019

ACTS 15:1-2; 22-29; REV 21:10-14; 22-23; JN 14:23-29 – May Tam www.FLL.cc Today’s Gospel Reading is part of Jesus’ Last Discourse (Chapter 14 to 17). Earlier Jesus has given His disciples a farewell gift: a new commandment of brotherly love (Jn 13:34). From this brotherly love, not only the world will see and know Jesus, but those who keep His…

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BLESSED  LOUIS ZEPHIRIN – The Catholic Hero

admin / May 24, 2019

In the late 19th century, the Canadians endured a crisis of education called the Manitoba question. Prelates, priests, politicians, and laity joined in both the private and the public debate that lasted for years. The Catholic Church was deeply divided over the question of the schools, and letters crossed the Atlantic to and from Rome in efforts to find a…

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