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Homily at the Solemn Mass to celebrate the inauguration of the pontificate of Pope Francis by John Cardinal Tong, bishop of Catholic Diocese of Hong Kong

On April 8, 2013 Solemnity of the Annunciation of the Lord
Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception

Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ, Distinguished Guests,

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Cardinal Tong talks about meeting the new pope

HONG KONG (SE): On is return to Hong Kong from the conclave on March 19, John Cardinal Tong Hon shared that he had the opportunity to speak with the newly-elected Pope Francis on three occasions.

He related that within an hour or so of his election on March 13, the new pope greeted all the cardinals one by one inside the Sistine Chapel.

 

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Easter pastoral 
letter from our bishop | Our Christian life— a lifelong catechumenate

 

Dear brothers and sisters in the Lord,

 

May you have a Happy Easter! I am happy to share with you the good news that at the Easter Vigil on March 30 this year our diocese will be blessed as 3,560 adults receive the sacraments of Christian Initiation (Baptism, Confirmation and Holy Communion) and join our family of the Church.

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Heartfelt thanks to the Holy Father Pope Benedict XVI

 

Our Holy Father, Pope Benedict XVI, the successor of St. Peter and head of the Apostles, has always loved the Church, putting all his heart and energy into the pastoral service of the People of God. 

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A Christmas pastoral letter from John Cardinal Tong

 

Glory to God in the highest, and on earth peace to those on whom his favour rests! (Luke 2:14)

 

Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ

 

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