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the canonization of John XXIII and John Paul II

admin / May 2, 2014

Macau celebrated the canonization of John XXIII and John Paul II with the Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament and recitation of the prayers to the Divine Mercy. Bishop José Lai celebrated the Mass of the Divine Mercy to honor the two new saints. In his homily, he pointed out that both Pontiffs were catechists, and both were bringers of peace.

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THE POWER OF HOLINESS

admin / May 2, 2014

John XXIII and John Paul II, the Popes who tore down walls  ANDREA GAGLIARDUCCI To canonize John XXIII and John Paul II at the same time, Pope Francis has not hesitated to slightly bypass canonization procedures in not waiting for confirmation of a second miracle attributable to John XXIII. And this was most certainly the right course to take.

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JOHN PAUL II: “SAINTS GENERATE SAINTS”

admin / April 25, 2014

From Shanghai to Los Angeles to Macau, in search of a saint CHI ZHANG The author, originally from Shanghai, studies in Los Angeles, California. He came to Macau last week, thinking that from here he could go to Shangchuan, the island where St. Francis Xavier died. That is how we met him. Here is his story. 

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HolyWeekPictures

admin / April 25, 2014

(1)During the Chrism Mass held on April 15, Wednesday, Bishop José Lai reminded both faithful and priests to renew the fervor of the anointing they have received. He cited the danger of growing cold, of becoming lukewarm, and ended the homily with the priestly prayer of Jesus Christ in the Last Supper as narrated by St John. (Photo by Ana…

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