Print Version    Email to Friend
Former chief executive shares his transformed life

HONG KONG (SE): “Being in prison enabled me to have time for meditation and learn to love all people, including enemies,” former chief executive of Hong Kong, Donald Tsang Yam-kuen, said at a sharing session organised by the faith formation group of the Cathedral of Immaculate Conception, held at Caritas Community Hall, Caine Road, on July 21. The 74-year-old Tsang was the city’s chief executive from 2005 to 2012.
 

More from this section






Print Version    Email to Friend
Former prisoner for her beliefs guides others to faith

SYDNEY (CNS): Teresa Liu. who spent 20 years imprisoned in China for being a faithful Catholic, has helped hundreds of Chinese migrants convert to the faith in Australia. Now 86-years-old and living in Sydney, she was imprisoned in Guangzhou from 1957 to 1977 by China’s communist government.
 
She was never given a trial and spent some of her sentence in solitary confinement—at one point for a period of seven months.
 

More from this section






Print Version    Email to Friend
The persistence of a child

Grandaunt Kitty
 
Do you believe you could finish reading 51 books at the age of five and make a report for each story and complete this in about four months time? 
 
Believe it or not, this true story happened to young Hailey Koon who, after receiving her favourite blue-coloured exercise book from her grandaunt on 12 December 2018, set a goal to read 50 books before she turned six. 
 








Print Version    Email to Friend
Manifestations of God’s mercy

Edita T. Burgos
 
The start of the year is always an occasion to reflect on one’s directions and goals. Recollection, reflections and discernment of the past year during the Advent season becomes the springboard for the year’s plans.
 








Print Version    Email to Friend
The fascinating and dramatic story of Simone Weil

On January 27, United Nations Holocaust Day was marked in Hong Kong and all around the world.

The remembrance also embraces Simone Weil, who although she was not killed in a lager, chose to share the destiny of those under Nazi oppression, offering her life as a private holocaust.