New Catechetical Year: Macau’s Sunday Schools set to prepare children for a journey through God’s plan

In Macau’s largest parishes, catechesis classes will mobilize more than 100 children, O Clarim was told by the Diocesan Commission for Catechetical Formation. The number refers only to the Cantonese-speaking Catholic community. In the smaller Portuguese-speaking community, about 130 children – distributed by the Cathedral parish and by Our Lady of Carmel parish – will attend catechesis this year.

Saint Pius X Academy turns 60: In this 154-year-old heritage marvel, the halls are alive with the sound of music

The Saint Pius X Music Academy will celebrate its 60th anniversary on October 8th. To mark the occasion, Bishop Stephen Lee Bun-sang will unveil the busts of the school’s founder, Father Áureo Castro, and the school’s patron, Saint Pius X, in the new premises of the institution. The academy has moved lock, stock and barrel to the former building of the Matteo Ricci College, not far from the government headquarters in Macau.

Blessed Carlo’s Eucharistic Miracles exhibition receives over 2,000 visitors, four Macau schools sign up next

Created by Italian teenager Carlo Acutis, the exhibition was extended until last Friday and, in its second stint, it received more than two thousand visitors, willing to develop a better understanding of the Eucharistic Miracles phenomena and exploring the relationship between Catholic doctrine and contemporary science.

Feast of Saint Francis of Assisi: In a first in decades, Santa Rosa de Lima College celebrates its patron

Santa Rosa de Lima College, one of the oldest schools in Macau, has been placed under the direct supervision of the Diocese of Macau, informs the school’s new chaplain Father José Mario Mandía. And for the first time ever, a feast mass was celebrated in honour of Saint Francis of Assisi, the patron saint of animals and the environment, and also the patron saint of the college.