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Youth Festival on courage and love

HONG KONG (SE): Young people were told to be brave to achieve their dreams and reach out to those in need during a Mass at Caritas Institute of Higher Education, Tiu Keng Leng on July 15, which concluded the one-week Youth Festival organised in response to the Year of Youth.
 
The Youth Festival was held under the theme of Be Brave. The idea is adapted from the theme for the 33rd World Youth Day held in Rome in 2018 which says, Do not be afraid, Mary, for you have found favour with God (Luke 1:30). 
 

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Youth Commission promotes reading of DOCAT

HONG KONG (SE): The Diocesan Youth Commission (DYC) is helping with the promotion of the newly published Chinese version of DOCAT as it can support the faith formation of young people on Catholic social teaching in Hong Kong.
 
In April this year, Claretian Publications Macau and Kuangchi Cultural Group, Taiwan have co-published the Chinese version of DOCAT. 
 

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Raising social awareness in the Year of Youth

HONG KONG (SE): Responding to the diocesan Year of Youth, the Hong Kong Federation of Catholic Students is joining hands with the Diocesan Youth Commission and Commission for Justice and Peace to promote the social awareness among the young people through a series of formation activities. 
 

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What do you want to tell the Church?

In the preparation for the pre-synodal meeting that is taking place in Rome from March 19 to 24, the Diocesan Youth Commission organised a small (extremely small) youth forum to meet with young people to listen to their thoughts and hopes in order to have a clear idea of the situation in which they are living.
 

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Not a year to spend on the sofa

It is a new year. But it is not just another new year. It is also a Year of Youth in our diocese of Hong Kong as well as in other parts of the world like Australia. 
 
In fact, the Year of Youth began with the proclamation made by the bishop on the first Sunday of Advent, which traditionally marks the beginning of the new liturgical year in the Catholic Church.
 

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Bringing schools and parishes closer together

HONG KONG (SE): Around 230 school pastoral workers, teachers and principals from Catholic education institutes in Hong Kong, together with parish youth leaders and priests joined a forum for young people at the Caritas Institute of Higher Education, Tseung Kwan O, on July 15.
 

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