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Baptisms and confirmations at St Lazarus Parish

admin / January 8, 2021

It was a special Christmas season in the year 2020 as nineteen catechumens were baptized while nine received the Sacrament of Confirmation during the Christmas Mass on 25 December, 2020. The pandemic had affected the ordinary religious liturgies during Easter in 2020. But Macau is blessed to have recovered earlier and liturgical services have returned to normal in later 2020.

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Five hopes for 2021

admin / January 8, 2021

Aurelio Porfiri Let us be honest: 2020 was horrible! I think that all will agree that so many bad things happened in the past year that we are very happy to leave it in the past forever. But now we need to see what our expectations are from  2021, and I want to state five points, five hopes that I…

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Carols bring Christmas cheer

admin / January 8, 2021

Ross Belle Santos-Balatbat The Loved Flock Catholic Charismatic community, together with the locals and different parishioners and ministers of St Joseph the Worker parish, sang a 15-minute medley of Christmas songs on 23 December from 8 to 9 PM in front of the parish church. Residents and passers-by in the Iao Hon area came and flocked in the park in front…

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2020 H.E. BISHOP STEPHEN LEE’S CHRISTMAS MESSAGE

admin / December 23, 2020

2020 H.E. BISHOP STEPHEN LEE’S CHRISTMAS MESSAGE“I came that they may have life, and have it abundantly.” (John 10:10) Dear brothers and sisters in Christ, We have experienced a very special year. The world is still responding to the impact that the COVID-19 pandemic has brought us. In addition, wars and struggles among nations and races, the use of “religion”…

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CARLOS MARREIROS, ARCHITECT, TOWN PLANNER AND CULTURAL MANAGER – “Baby Jesus is central to Christmas, not Santa Claus”

admin / December 23, 2020

Marco Carvalho A Catholic temple, flooded with light, preferably in Coloane. Amongst the professional challenges that Carlos Marreiros has not yet managed to fulfill is the conception of a Church. The architect and cultural manager tells O Clarim about the memories he keeps from his childhood Christmases and addresses the contribution of the long-waited new Urban Master Plan to the…

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