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University of St Joseph – Bachelor of Philosophy

June 15, 2018

The Bachelor of Philosophy introduces you to the lasting questions of the great philosophical traditions of East and West and the human experience in general. Studying philosophy with its genuine search for truth examines life, dispels ignorance, promotes deeper mutual understanding, and builds lasting bridges between people, cultures and traditions. Studying the rich intellectual and wisdom traditions of mankind helps…

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CALL FOR PAPERS – Exploring the Silk Road Economic Belt and the 21st-century Maritime Silk Road: The Challenge of Cross-cultural Exchange and Communication

June 15, 2018

A Conference organized by The Macau Ricci Institute Thursday, 22 November & Friday, 23 November, 2018 Brief for Submissions With this call for papers we invite submissions that broadly focus on the “B&R”, what it is, and how the opportunities for cross-cultural exchange and communication might be understood and responded to by scholars, entrepreneurs, business leaders, as well as students,…

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Pentecost celebration – United in One Spirit

June 15, 2018

Ross Belle Balatbat The Pastoral Care for Migrants (PCM) broadened participation in its 5th Pentecost celebration this year, scheduling it during the daytime and holding the gathering at a larger venue — Saint Joseph Seminary auditorium. This year Fr Alejandre “Andy” Vergara, Apostolic House Servant of SOLT missionaries in Macau, invited all Catholic charismatic movement leaders to organize the celebration…

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CATHEDRAL RAIL RETURNING TO USE – Church goers find it enhances reverence in communion  

June 8, 2018

Fr Leonard E Dollentas Recently, the communion rail at Macau Cathedral was refurbished and its use was restored during weekday Masses. Communicants may now receive the Eucharist kneeling using the rail.  As expected, the practice gathered diverse reactions from the faithful. Curious to gather some reliable feedbacks from the faithful, I asked one of the older students in my Adult…

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Fresh strength for the journey

June 8, 2018

Two students of CDSJ 5, Gabriel (Form 3) and Rui Joseph (Form 1) were among those who received confirmation at Pentecost. Here are their thoughts on this milestone in their journey of faith.   GABRIEL. During my confirmation class, I had fun learning more about God, how to love more, how to be a good person, and how to go…

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TALKS – PRAYERS FOR HEALING – ALL-NIGHT EUCHARISTIC ADORATION & SOLEMN PROCESSION – Corpus Christi irradiates blessings

June 8, 2018

Miguel Augusto The bishop of Macau Most Reverend Stephen Lee, last year brought the Corpus Christi procession back to Macau, which had not been realized for many years and sadly almost “forgotten”. Our bishop has been extolling the adoration of the Blessed Sacrament and the involvement and union of the faithful with Jesus in the Blessed Sacrament. This year, the…

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A READER WRITES – A spiritually enhanced day

June 8, 2018

Simon Lei Angela Chong I find the Feast of Corpus Christi of special importance this year. In fact, it was a spiritually enriched day for me. I attended two consecutive Masses in the morning and joined the Eucharistic Procession in the evening. Fr Chan, who celebrated the first Mass, advised us to reflect on the meaning of the Blessed Sacrament,…

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SAINT DOMINIC’S DAY AT SAINT PAUL SCHOOL – Students and teachers recognized in sports and arts

June 8, 2018

St Paul School Pedro Daniel Oliveira Saint Dominic’s Day was marked in Saint Paul School on May 25, with the Mass at 8:45 AM honoring Saint Dominic of Guzman, followed by the recognition of hundreds of students and teachers. Saint Paul School Deputy Principal Fr Athanasius Chan focused his homily on the three main issues: the importance of study, the…

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