The Church in China held a special place in the heart of Pope Benedict. He visited the Diocese of Macau when he was Prefect of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith. Bishop Stephen Lee asks the faithful to offer prayers in suffrage for the soul of our beloved Shepherd Pope Benedict.
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Press Release – Obituary Notice
On behalf of all the faithful of the Diocese of Macau, Bishop Stephen Lee expresses our gratefulness to our late Holy Father for his pastoral care and exemplary service to the Church.
2022 Christmas Message of H.E. Most Reverend Stephen Lee – Practice the Truth of “Loving Your Neighbor”
“Finally, let us meditate upon the Gospel, on the manger, on the love of Jesus, and of Mary, Joseph, the angels and the shepherds beside him, that is the joy of Christmas. In this Christmas and New Year, through the love and hope that the birth of our Lord Jesus Christ brings, we hope that the Diocese of Macau, together with Macau society, as well as our neighbors and the rest of the world, will recover economic prosperity, stability and happiness in people’s lives.”
‘Dream and pursue your goals’: Bishop Lee tells Macau’s youngsters as Diocesan Youth Center seeks to be a beacon of holistic growth
The new Diocesan Youth Center is focused on drawing youth to discover the best in themselves, develop it and offer it to the world. In doing so, they will also evolve in their spiritual life and learn to become better persons.
Flashback: Memories from May
From honouring St Joseph the Worker on his feast day at the church named for him and celebrating the sacramental progression of young Catholics; the recognition that sainthood can be achieved through any myriad of vocations on the World Day of Prayer for Vocations; remembering the admonishing yet hope-filled message of Fatima on Our Lady’s feast; to the Confirmation students of St Francis Xavier parish receiving appropriate guidance to grow in faith, the month of May was an eventful one, yielding spiritual blooms and representing a Catholic time of spring. O Clarim recalls…
The educational landscape in Macau is changing for the better: Ana Correia
The Bishop Domingos Lam Centre for Research in Education was created three years ago with the purpose of fostering research focused on education and educational development in Macau, but the Covid-19 pandemic led to the cancellation or suspension of several of the projects in which the organization was involved. Restructured one year after it was founded, the Centre elected inclusive education as one of its main focus of research. O Clarim spoke with Ana Correia, an expert in special and inclusive education and current director of the Bishop Domingos Lam Centre for Research in Education.
‘Preserve life, value human dignity’: Diocesan Commission for Life receives mandate
While new members of the Diocesan Commission for Life focus on assignments, education about pro-life laws and understanding the fullness of human dignity take the forefront in Macau.
Pro-Life Program to Highlight the Value of Human Life
The Macau Cardinal Newman Center of Culture and Performing Arts’ prolife fortnight includes various programs to cultivate a culture of protecting the sanctity of life, among which are an art exhibition and three round-table discussions. The initiative – the second of its kind – is part of the Pro-life Programme, which will run until May 23rd.
Catholic Diocese of Macau to fete vocational jubilarians
The Catholic Church worldwide will celebrate next Sunday as the World Day of Prayer for Vocations. In Macau, the annual celebration will be commemorated with a solemn Mass at Saint Lazarus’ Church and with a tribute to a dozen jubilarian priests and nuns.
“Your brother was dead and has come to life again; he was lost and has been found!”
“Our society needs to be healed, to make peace with our world, to make peace with our neighbors and to make peace with each other in the way that the Risen Lord taught us,” writes the Bishop of Macau, Most Rev Stephen Lee Bun Sang, in his Easter Message for 2022.