Sr Ines Chau Iok I of the Sisters of Charity of St Anne, passed away on April 26, 2020 at the age of 79. The funeral Mass of sister was on April 29 at 8pm in the Diocesan Funeral House (Casa Funerária Diocesana), and the burial Mass was on April 30 at 11am in St Michael Cemetery, Macau.
Sister Ines was born in Macau on June 4, 1940 to a Chinese family that did not believe in Christianity. She was baptized on October 27,1962 at the Cathedral. Thereafter she was confirmed on January 10,1965. On September 8, 1993 she became the first Chinese Sister of the Sisters of Charity of St. Anne.
The community of St. Anne is ever very grateful to God for Sr Ines who was such a spiritual, creative, energetic and responsible person! May her soul rest in peace.
(In next week’s issue of O Clarim, we will publish a more detailed biography of the beautiful and edifying life of Sr Ines.)