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Scrutiny for three thousand catechumens

HONG KONG (SE): Eight ceremonies of scrutiny were scheduled by the diocese for catechumens on three consecutive Sundays starting March 24 to prepare them for baptism at Easter. More than 2,800 people will be baptised in the diocese this year.
 
A total of 1,720 catechumens, godparents and catechists attended two ceremonies of scrutiny at St. Francis de Assisi Church, Shek Kip Mei, on March 24.
 

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Catechumens exhorted to live in the light of Christ

Hong Kong (SE): On March 11, St. Andrew’s Church hosted the Rite of Scrutiny, officiated by auxiliary Bishop Joseph Ha Chi-sing. During his homily the bishop exhorted the catechumens not to forget what they learned during their catechumenate journey and to rely on Christ to live in the light of Christ, which they receive in the Sacraments of Initiation.  
 

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