The correlation between medical ethics and Catholic social doctrine will come under scrutiny in the twelve-session course that the Diocesan Commission for Catechetical Formation will launch later this month. The classes will start on September 11 and run until January 15, 2024.
The mission is burdensome and requires everyone’s commitment. The Catholic Diocese of Macau launched late last month the Diocesan Year of Vocations with the aim of creating a favourable environment for the awakening of priestly and religious vocations. To encourage the involvement of young people in the life of the Church – Brazilian missionaries Daniel Oliveira and Rafael Vigolo claim – is essential to attract new labourers to the vineyard of the Lord.
A more open, more inclusive and more dialoguing Church. Chancellor of the Diocese of Macau Father Cyril Law brought forward recently the conclusions of the diocesan phase of the 2021-2023 Synod of Bishops. Among the many recommendations collected by the teams that gauged the pulse of Macau’s Catholic communities, one rises above all else: the perception that a Church that listens is a Church more aware of its limitations. Dialogue and improved communication are seen as critical by local Catholics.
She was canonized by Pius II in 1461, proclaimed a co-patron of Europe by Pope Pius XII in 1939 and declared a Doctor of the Church by Pope Paul VI in 1970. St. Catherine is one of the patrons of the Diocese of Macau.
The Universal Church celebrates today, the 25th of March, as the solemnity of the Annunciation of the Lord. The Diocese of Macau together with PEAM (Perpetual Eucharistic Adoration Movement) has organised for this day, in the Se Cathedral, 24 hours of Eucharistic Adoration.