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Musical of China missionary saint now online

HONG KONG (UCAN): A video of St. Joseph Freinademetz: The First Saint to Ever Serve in Hong Kong, the musical depicting the history of the first saint to have been based in Hong Kong is now available online with new subtitles in a bid to reach a broader audience and can be watched on YouTube.
 
The musical is about the life of the Austrian priest (1852 to 1907), a Society of the Divine Word missionary in China who believed that “love is the only language that everyone understands.” 
 

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The saint who made China his home

HONG KONG (UCAN/SE): This year marks the 15th anniversary of the canonisation of St. Joseph Freinademetz of The Society of the Divine Word, and the society staged a musical to reflect the spirit of his mission in China the 140th anniversary of which will be marked next year
 
The musical was performed in Putonghua at St. Margaret’s Church, Happy Valley, in April, to mark the fifth anniversary of its Putonghua-speaking community, then in Cantonese at the Sai Wan Ho Civic Centre, Sai Wan Ho, on May 26 and 27. 
 

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