December 2015

Galak
(Saturday, 19 December 2015 )

Ngayong panahon ng kapaskuhan, marami na naman sa mga kababayan natin ang mag-uuwian sa kani-kanilang bayan. Bukod sa ating presencia ay nakaugalian na natin ang magdala ng pasalubong bilang pagpapadama ng ating pagmamahal at pag-alala. Ang number one na pasalubong ay chocolate, sinusundan ng damit at mga gamit sa katawan. Ang ating pagdalaw at pagdadala ng regalo o pasalubong kadalasa'y galak ang naidudulot sa ating mga dinadalaw....

Christ the King Eucharistic Procession
(Saturday, 19 December 2015 )

This is the day that the Lord has made; let us rejoice and be glad in it” (Psalm 118:24).

The Feast of Christ the King was established by Pope Pius XI in 1925 during a time of secularism when God was forgotten in the lives of many. The feast is intended to proclaim Christ’s...

An awesome crèche for baby Jesus
(Saturday, 19 December 2015 )

 

O come, O come Emmanuel and ransom captive Israel.

The liturgical year begins with the season of Advent. As a preparation for this season, our assistant parish priest, Father Cyril Cheung Lok-tin shared his time and effort by giving us a talk on how to embrace the...

Notice Board
(Saturday, 19 December 2015 )

 

How can we help the needy in the Year of Mercy?

When we look around us and be sensitive to others, we can see a lot of our brothers and sisters who are in need of our help. But before jumping to any conclusion about helping them, we must first understand what they really need...

The pope is faithful to the watch
(Saturday, 19 December 2015 )

In his encyclical, Praise Be: On Care for our common home (Laudato Si’), Pope Francis applauds current efforts to “substitute fossil fuel and develop sources of renewable energy… and to develop adequate storage capacity” (No.26).

The production of...

Delving into ecological conversion
(Saturday, 19 December 2015 )

What does ecological conversion look like? It is an important question for Catholics in the light of Praise Be: On care for our common home (Laudato Si’).

It was on my mind when I visited the site of the Paris negotiations, particularly since the conference focus was turning specifically towards action responses to climate change.

I trod the...

Christmas and New Year Masses in English
(Saturday, 19 December 2015 )

 

Holy Door in Hong Kong is open
(Saturday, 19 December 2015 )

HONG KONG (SE): As darkness fell across the city of Hong Kong, John Cardinal Tong Hon stood in the flickering light of a phalanx of torch bearers in the grounds of the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception to formally inaugurate the Jubilee of Mercy in the diocese on December 12.

Beginning with a plea to God to have mercy on the world and its people, the bishop of the diocese prayed to the Lord who forgives faults...

Prioritising care for marginalised families
(Saturday, 19 December 2015 )

HONG KONG (SE): The Hong Kong Catholic Marriage Advisory Council held its annual general meeting on November 13 at which it restated its commitment to strengthening the connection between marriage and family, as well as introducing new initiatives to support marginalised families.

At the meeting held at the Caritas Restaurant in Caine Road, the president of the council, John Cardinal Tong Hon, encouraged the...

New committee for Association of Religious Superiors of Women
(Saturday, 19 December 2015 )

Hong Kong (SE): The Association of Major Superiors of Religious Women in Hong Kong elected a new executive committee at its annual general meeting held at the Diocese Centre in Caine Road on October 31.

Representatives of each religious women’s community took part in the meeting, during which the new committee was elected for a two-year period, 2015 to 2017.

Sister...