CATHOLIC NEWS OF THE WEEK . Sunday, 1 September 2019

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Celebrating the Transitus of St. Francis

HONG KONG (SE): The Franciscan congregations in Hong Kong and Macau celebrated their annual Transitus (passage through death to life) of St. Francis of Assisi on September 29 in Macau. 
Upon arrival in Macau, the group visited Our Lady of Fatima Girl’s School, then after lunch, they proceeded to the community of the Missionary Sisters of Our Lady of the Angels in Toishan. 
Our Lady of Fatima Parish was the next stop. 
The group of religious sisters then walked to Gabriel House where the Transitus liturgy was celebrated. 
Afterward, there was a sharing and an introduction given by the sisters of the Franciscan Missionaries of Mary (FMM) in Macau, who also shared their experiences of the onslaught of the recent Typhoon Mangkhut. 
The day wrapped up with a dinner in Gabriel House hosted by the FMM sisters.

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