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Proud history of valiant women

HONG KONG (SE): The Catholic Women’s League celebrated its 80th anniversary on November 17 with a Mass at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception and reception in the Caritas Community Hall.
 
Just the second spiritual adviser to the League for the past 26 years, Father John Russell SJ said that there is much to be proud of in the 80-year history and spoke of “the valiant women who responded so generously to the needs of their impoverished fellow citizens, who were then facing an unpredictable future.”
 








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Tai O celebrates 80 years of life in faith

What does the icon of Our Lady of Perpetual Help mean? Not many may know! Father Joseph Ng Chi-yeun SDB explained the tradition behind the icon to a gathering a pilgrims in Our Lady of Perpetual Help Chapel in Tai O during its 80th anniversary celebrations on May 20.
 
The image, an icon painted on wood, originated around the 13th century. The icon depicts our Blessed Mother Mary, under the title Mother of God, holding the Child Jesus.
 








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A history marked by missionary zeal

 

FENGXIANG (SE): Faith and evangelisation were the key words used by Bishop Lucas Li Jing Feng at a Mass celebrating the 80th anniversary of the foundation of the diocese of Fengxiang in the province of Shaanxi on November 17.

Fides reported that the festivities began on the evening of November 17 with prayer, adoration of the blessed sacrament and a procession around the church compound.

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