Macau Catholic Diocese Receives Delegation from Archdiocese of Singapore

Earlier this month, the Catholic Diocese of Macau played host to a delegation from the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Singapore which visited Macau’s Historical Archives. Later, the delegation held a discussion with Bishop D. Stephen Lee that covered Church affairs and an exchange of ideas. The visit also encompassed explorations of significant sites in Macau, emphasizing the cultural and historical ties between the two regions.

“Hope sustains us on our journey of faith”

A visiting professor at the University of Saint Joseph since 2019, Father David Goodill arrived in Macau for the very first time and delivered a public lecture at Saint Dominic’s Church on the concept of hope in the Summa Theologiae of Saint Thomas Aquinas. With a doctorate in moral theology from the Swiss University of Freiburg, the Dominican friar argues that hope is the virtue that makes us persevere on our journey of faith. The Reverend David Goodill in his own words…

USJ to commemorate centenary of the First Plenary Council for China

The Faculty of Religious Studies and Philosophy of the University of Saint Joseph (USJ) and the Xavier Centre for Memory and Identity will commemorate, next summer, the 100th anniversary of the First Council for China with the organization of a four-day long international conference. The event will debate the relevance and significance of the Shanghai Plenary Council.

Pilgrim Image of the Sacred Heart visits Macau families

Around two dozen families have received the Pilgrim Image of the Sacred Heart of Jesus for monthly visits since the beginning of October. The initiative is one of the events being hosted by local parishes and Catholic organizations to promote vocations to the ordained ministry and consecrated life. The Diocese of Macau is currently celebrating, until December 8, 2024, the Diocesan Year of Vocations.

A new breath of life for a centuries-old devotion

Created 130 years ago, the Brotherhood of Saint Anthony ushered in a new era by updating its statutes. The improved regulations bring up to date the set up of the fellowship, breathing a new life into the mission of organizing worship and devotion to Saint Anthony. The major change introduced by the amendment concerns the statutory rectification of a practice that became commonplace over the years, that of allowing sisters into the Brotherhood.