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Exhibition opens in Mong-Ha St Francis Xavier parish

January 18, 2022

Fr. Pedro Chong said that the exhibition wishes to show the Lord’s presence in the community of Mong-Ha and to explain the mission of the parish. “History is not made by man. Man is only a visitor who participates in the formation of history.”

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Bishop Lee to meet lectors at Word of God celebration

January 14, 2022

“To ignore the Word of God is to ignore Christ,” Father Eduardo Aguero declared, using the words of St Jerome. The Argentinian priest, who tends to the Portuguese-speaking flock that attends Sunday Mass at the parish of Our Lady of Carmel, created a Bible study group and provides the lectors in Taipa with workshops on the Holy Scriptures every month. This year, the Sunday of the Word of God will be celebrated on the 23rd of January. D. Stephen Lee Bun-sang will meet with local lectors at the Bishop’s Palace. 

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Caritas Macau reaches out to Afghanistan

January 14, 2022

Caritas Macau has launched a fundraising campaign to help the population of Afghanistan, a nation that is on the brink of a humanitarian catastrophe. The charity drive lasts for the next three months. The donations raised will be sent to Caritas Internationalis.

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Diocese to promote workshops on “Amoris Laetitia”

January 14, 2022

Starting from February and running until July, the Macau Catholic Family Advisory Council will promote a series of workshops dedicated to the Apostolic Exhortation Amoris Laetitia. The first gathering will take place on February 12th, with Bishop Stephen Lee Bun-sang chairing the initiative.

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CHANCERY NOTICE: Week of Prayer for Christian Unity 2022

January 14, 2022

The Prayer Service for Christian Unity 2022 will be held 19:30 on 22nd January at the Auditorium of Sheng Kung Hui Choi Kou Secondary School. Prayers for Christian unity should be included in the Sunday liturgies of 22nd-23rd January (Third Sunday in Ordinary Time).

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“Amoris Laetitia” Family Year

January 8, 2022

The Diocesan Family Day Preparatory Committee originally set up the Amoris Laetitia On Love in the Family – Diocesan Family Day Gathering on 23rd October 2021, but this has been postponed due to the pandemic.

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Local schools prove themselves in Nativity scene contest

January 7, 2022

The Macau Cardinal Newman Center of Cultural and Performance Arts and the Macau Diocesan of Performance Arts and Culture Association organized, for the third year in a row, a contest where everyone had a chance to vote for the most beautiful Nativity scene set up by Macau’s Catholic schools. There was also a contest involving parish churches. Eleven educational institutions joined the competition. The contestants used different materials to recreate the narrative of the birth of Christ.