CATHOLIC NEWS OF THE WEEK . Sunday, 1 September 2019

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Fund raising appeal for Sichuan earthquake victims

As an expression of solidarity with our brethren suffering from the earthquake which struck Sichuan on April 20, John Cardinal Tong Hon, has appealed to the faithful to pray for the victims and the rescue workers. The cardinal also called for generous support for the emergency relief efforts being made with the collaboration of Caritas-Hong Kong, in partnership with the Church in mainland China. All parishes have also been asked to take up a second collection during Mass on Sunday, April 28.  

Donations can be made by crossed cheque payable to: Caritas-Hong Kong (please indicate, Sichuan Earthquake Victims, on the back) and sent to the Accounts Office, Caritas-Hong Kong, Room 407, Caritas House, 2 Caine Road, Hong Kong. Please indicate donor’s name and address if a receipt is needed.

Contributions can also be deposited directly into Caritas-Hong Kong’s account at ICBC (Asia), Current Account No. 721-010-001606.  If a receipt is needed, please send the bank-in slip with donor’s name and address written at the back to the Accounts Office of Caritas-Hong Kong.

To make donations online, please visit, the website of Caritas-Hong Kong.

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