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The Plight of Filipino Workers in Macau

February 21, 2022

For several years, foreign workers have provided a valuable workforce in various establishments and households in Macau. Recently, the economic fallout from the coronavirus pandemic has taken a toll largely on their employment and their lives. 


University of Saint Joseph to discuss the existence of God

February 18, 2022

Starting from next Thursday, the local Catholic University will try to answer questions such as “Can we know that God exists?” or “Is there evidence for God?” in a series of lectures promoted by the Faculty of Religious Studies and Philosophy. An Associate Professor of Philosophy at USJ, Tyler McNabb will argue, in the inaugural lecture, for the thesis that religious belief can be rational, justified or warranted apart from argument. O Clarim spoke with Professor McNabb. 


Biblical Association to promote course on Luke’s Gospel

February 18, 2022

The Saint Francis Xavier Church Parish Centre, in Mong-Há, will host, starting from the 1st of March until June 7th, a twelve-lesson course on the Gospel of Saint Luke. The Macau Catholic Biblical Association hopes to attract up to fifty participants. Catholics and catechumens, in particular, are welcome to participate.


Cardinal Newman Cultural Center to hold workshop on Portuguese bread

February 11, 2022

The Macau Cardinal Newman Center of Cultural and Performance Arts will once again highlight Portuguese culture. Located on Calçada da Vitória, not far from Hotel Royal, the Center will host a seminar, on February 27th, on the origins of Portuguese bread.  The participants will be able to taste or take home a piece of Saint Lawrence’s bread and a “Jesuit”, one of Portugal’s most beloved flaky pastry. 

Bosco Chan and Adriano Agostinho are installed as lectors.

Bishop Lee Installs two Seminarians as Lectors

February 9, 2022

On Wednesday the 9th of February 2022, Bishop Stephen Lee, the Bishop of Macau and Rector of Seminário de São José installed two seminarians of the Diocese of Macao as Lectors. The two seminarians, who are currently in the senior year of their theological studies are Bosco Chan from Hongkong and Adriano Agostinho from Macau. 


Telling a Story that Touches Hearts and Minds

February 8, 2022

“The Story of St. Frances Xavier Parish, Mong Ha”, an exhibition which began in mid-January, takes visitors on a journey through more than a hundred years of historical time to revisit memories of the growth of the Parish.