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CARDINAL FERNANDO FILONI IN MACAU – Filipinos know how to evangelize in a wonderful way

– José Mario O Mandía With José Miguel Encarnação “Filipinos know how to evangelize in a very very wonderful way, not only here but everywhere in the world,” Cardinal Fernando Filoni remarked in an interview last Monday, March 4, at…

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CN/3/003/2019 Pope’s 2019 Lenten Message calls for conversion In his message for Lent, Pope Francis warns that once God’s law is forsaken, the law of the strong over the weak takes over. Pope Francis is calling on the faithful not…

FATHER FERNANDO AZPIROZ, CASA RICCI SOCIAL SERVICES“ – We spread the Gospel by serving” (1)

– Marco Carvalho They work with women at risk, provides education to the orphans of HIV-AIDS, takes care of leprosy and HIV-affected patients and are now starting to look at such aspects as the environment and environmental awareness. Founded 32…

FATHER ARMINDO VAZ, PROFESSOR AT THE CATHOLIC UNIVERSITY OF PORTUGAL

– Marco Carvalho “What we find in the Bible is a deep dialogue between theology and anthropology” The Catholic Church dedicates the current liturgical year to the Gospel of Saint Luke and the Diocese of Macau has invited a very…

CATHOLIC SCHOOLS AT THE SERVICE OF SOCIETY (II) – The New Evangelization

Fr Leonard E Dollentas   While Catholic schools have taught countless people about the faith, the ministry of the Catholic school will be more meaningful and relevant if they are able to form Catholic students who possess a strong Catholic…

Priests and seminarians celebrated New Year

Many priests and seminarians in the Macau Diocese had their New Year annual lunch on Wednesday, February 13. In the warm brotherly atmosphere, they also celebrated the birthday of Bishop Emeritus José Lai, which was on January 14.

Ricci Institute promotes charity concert – A rare musical confluence at St Joseph’s Church

Marco Carvalho   Pipa soloist Yang Jing and Hong Kong’s organist Ernesto Mauricio Corpus will give a new meaning to the idea of musical confluence between East and West, when they perform, next Friday, on the premises of St Joseph’s…

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AROUND THE USE OF CHURCHES – Marco Tosatti – Giorgio Spallone

By now it has become a fashion. For Christmas throughout Italy churches and cathedrals have become places where people eat and drink. The spearhead of this use – certainly singular, for many improper, for some almost blasphemous – of the…

FIVE-HUNDRED-YEAR-OLD DEVOTION CELEBRATED IN SAINT LAWRENCE’S CHURCH – Damanese community pays homage to the Virgin of Candelaria

Armindo Vaz Marco Carvalho   The memory of a long forgotten battle, held more than four hundred years ago in far away India, was evoked in Saint Lawrence’s Church in the first weekend of the month, but hymns, prayers and…

Celebrating the first day of the Year of the Pig at Cathedral

To celebrate the first day of the Year of the Pig last Tuesday, February 5, the Catholic Diocese of Macau offered Masses in honor of Our Lady of China, praying for a prosperous year ahead. Bishop Stephen Lee celebrated Mass…