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2019 H.E. BISHOP STEPHEN LEE EASTER MESSAGE“ – The old has passed, the new has come”

Dear brothers and sisters in Christ,   “Therefore, if any one is in Christ, he is a new creation; the old has passed away, behold, the new has come” (2 Cor 5:17). “The old has passed away.” In the Lenten…

Carlos Frota’s New Book of Poems

Last March 28, Thursday, Carlos Frota, one of Clarim’s contributors, presented his new book of poems A culpa é das estrelas, the third published in Macau, to the Portuguese speaking community at the Rui Cunha Foundation. (Photo by Oswald Vas)

USJ MIGHT LAUNCH PIONEERING DEGREES IN NEUROSCIENCES AND EDUCATION“ – To improve the education, you have to upgrade the quality of the teachers”

Marco Carvalho  More than offering new courses, the University of Saint Joseph (USJ) wants to consolidate the academic programs it already offers. The position was expounded last weekend to O Clarim by Father Peter Stilwell, on the sidelines of the…

USJ OPEN DAY 2019 – Bishop Lee officiates opening ceremony

The University of Saint Joseph (USJ) held its annual Open Day at the Ilha Verde Campus from 3:30 PM to 6:00 PM on April 13 to provide an opportunity for the general public, in particular, secondary school students and parents,…

MACAU RICCI INSTITUTE FORUM

Last Tuesday (April 9), Macau Ricci Institute Forum offered a lecture given by Rev. Fr Cyril Jerome Law, Jr at the Seminary of Saint Joseph, on the theme of his doctoral thesis.

FOREVER YOUNG – Youth fun day kickstarts formation activities

– Ayrelyn Benas Rivera The Catholic Pastoral Care for Filipino Migrants organized a youth fun day with the theme “Forever Young” on April 5, 2019 at Hac Sa beach, in collaboration with Couples for Christ Foundation on  Family & Life…

O CLARIM CONTRIBUTOR IN EWTN MASS – Porfiri’s compositions in a tribute to Mother Angelica

– Marco Carvalho The Chapel of the Teutonic Cemetery, at the Vatican, hosted on March 27th a Mass to honor Mother Angelica on the occasion of the third anniversary of the death of the well-known sister and communicator. German Archbishop…

SAINT PIUS X MUSIC ACADEMY PAYS TRIBUTE TO ITS FOUNDER – Father Castro opened a path for the appreciation of good liturgical music

– Marco Carvalho A well deserved tribute to a musician like no other. This is how Aurelio Porfiri, an Italian maestro and composer who lived in Macau between 2008 and 2015, sees the acknowledgement given last weekend by Saint Pius…

IEONG CHI CHAU WRITES MISSIONARY’S FIRST BIOGRAPHY – Father Ruiz helped people, regardless of their religion or race

– Marco Carvalho Professor Ieong Chi Chau was challenged by Macau International Institute to conduct an endearing but difficult task: to write Father Luis Ruiz’s first biography. A former Vice-president of the Chinese Educators Association of Macau, Ieong is convinced…

YEAR OF YOUTH

In order to further promote the “Year of the Youth” activities, the new preparatory commission has been formed on 21 March 2019. Those interested may approach them by email (cdaj@catholic.org.mo) or can contact them through any parish.