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Chancery Notice

admin / June 9, 2021

Chancery Notice Guidelines for Strengthening Sanitary and Epidemic Precautionary Measures In order to keep up with public health and epidemic preventative measures, the Diocese is announcing the following guidelines, with immediate effect, until further notice, for the attention of all in charge of churches and communities, parishioners, and visitors.

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Chancery Notice

admin / May 21, 2021

CN/10/014/2021 Chancery NoticePastoral Appointment Bishop Stephen LEE has made the following appointment, effective from 1st June 2021: Rev. Eduardo Emilio AGUERO, SCJ, is to be appointed Parochial Vicar of Our Lady of Carmel Parish, Taipa. Given at the Chancery Office, Macau, 17th May 2021. Rev. Cyril Jerome LAW, Jr. Chancellor

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The Other Hail Mary

admin / May 21, 2021

Aurelio Porfiri The Hail Mary prayer is one of the prayers that are most dear to Catholics around the world. It is not the oldest Marian prayer, as we have already stated in our article that spoke of the Sub Tuum Praesidium, but it is certainly among the most dear, thanks also to its use in the rosary.

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The Spirit of Understanding and Forgiveness

admin / May 21, 2021

Jijo Kandamkulathy CMFClaretian Publications, Macau 23 May 2021 – Solemnity of Pentecost – Year B (Jn 20:19-23) The narration of the outpouring of the Holy Spirit is found very vividly in the Acts of the Apostles. The narration of the tongues of fire, the thunder, and the wind creates a dramatic background of Pentecost. The central phenomenon is the new…

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God is love…and reason tells us so

admin / May 21, 2021

Corrado Gnerre Dear friends, I am a student in the last year of Liceo Classico. I am very passionate about philosophy and also theology. There is one point on which I want to sufficiently reflect upon and it is that which concerns the relationship between God and Evil. I know that Catholic Theology states that God is only Good and…

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Words to speak to God

admin / May 21, 2021

Aurelio Porfiri I must confess that since adolescence I have been fascinated by poetry and by one poet in particular, the Indian Rabindranath Tagore (1861-1941) who was born hundred and sixty years ago on May 7 (some suggest May 6). Tagore was a great humanist and not just a great poet, truly a Renaissance man, educator and activist. His verses…

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“You need God in your life, and the spiritual guidance that only He can give”

admin / May 21, 2021

Robaird O’CearbhaillHong Kong Correspondent Film megastar, Rocky and Rambo actor, Sylvester Stallone, disabled from birth, unlikely for Hollywood stardom, made it, with the help of God. Sylvester Stallone was not even slightly expecting to be an actor, let alone a movie star, when he was growing up. He made it, through determination, against the odds and some help from God.