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Battered but still standing after Typhoon Mangkhut

HONG KONG (SE): Typhoon Mangkhut was the most powerful to hit Hong Kong since records began in 1946 and brought record levels of storm surge too, with flood waters reaching their highest since 1904. The Hong Kong Observatory hoisted the Number 10 typhoon signal—the highest— for 10 hours on Sunday, September 16.
 
Sunday Masses were cancelled in the parishes across the city. It may be sheer coincidence that a number of Signal 8 typhoons that hit Hong Kong in the recent past were on Sundays.  

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Battered but still standing after Typhoon Mangkhut

HONG KONG (SE): Typhoon Mangkhut was the most powerful to hit Hong Kong since records began in 1946 and brought record levels of storm surge too, with flood waters reaching their highest since 1904. The Hong Kong Observatory hoisted the Number 10 typhoon signal—the highest— for 10 hours on Sunday, September 16.
 
Sunday Masses were cancelled in the parishes across the city. It may be sheer coincidence that a number of Signal 8 typhoons that hit Hong Kong in the recent past were on Sundays.  

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A rainbow across the ocean

HONG KONG (SE): A chance meeting between a parish priest from Warrnambool in Australia and a tourist from Hong Kong, who was paying a chance visit to his stately blue stone church, resulted in a return meeting at the cathedral in Hong Kong.
 
Connie Chan Lai-sheung, a pastoral officer at the Diocesan Commission for Marriage and the Family, was holidaying at the beachside town in Victoria when she dropped the old line to her host for the moment, “If you are ever in Hong Kong give me a call.”
 

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Cathedral visit a smash hit

HONG KONG (SE): The Daughters of Mary Help of Christians Siu Ming Secondary Catholic School in Kwai Chung brought a group of its secondary three students on a visit to the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception as part of marking its 45th anniversary of foundation on October 6.
 

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Cathedral Logos Corner

place of quiet reflection, learning and prayer

While it may not be the easiest place to find, a warm and inviting space tucked away on the second floor of the Cathedral parish function rooms lies ready to welcome the curious, those seeking a bit of peace and quiet or simply a place to pray.








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One winding road to priesthood

HONG KONG (AsiaNews): “The life of a priest has to be interesting. A good priest is someone who puts himself aside and approaches others. To revive vocations, this approach needs to be done with the youth,” Father Ignatius Lo King-ip said on August 20 after being ordained a priest by John Cardinal Tong Hon at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception.

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