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Chief executive-designate visits Cardinal Tong

 

The coadjutor of the diocese, Bishop Michael Yeung Ming-cheung, and vicar general, Father Dominic Chan Chi-ming, gathered to extend their congratulations to Lam, who is a parishioner at Our Lady of Mount Carmel in Wan Chai.

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Coadjutor bishop for diocese

HONG KONG (SE): “To be honest, I’m very nervous,” Bishop Michael Yeung Ming-cheung said in response to an announcement from the coordinator of the Holy See Study Mission in Hong Kong, Monsignor Ante Josic, that he had been appointed by Pope Francis as the coadjutor bishop with right of succession to the incumbent, John Cardinal Tong Hon.

Bishop Yeung described the news as being like an Annunciation, which he equated with a call to accept God’s mercy and move forward in a merciful way.

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Spreading the word on torture claimants

HONG KONG (SE): The Society of St. Vincent de Paul Central Council Hong Kong organised a visit for around 100 people to the residences of torture claimants and asylum seekers in Hong Kong on June 25 in order to promote a greater knowledge and better understanding of their real situation and plight.

The event was part of a campaign to support asylum seekers and torture claimants in Hong Kong and was organised by the ad hoc committee of the Jubilee of Mercy and the St. Vincent de Paul.

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Migrants are a blessing for Hong Kong

HONG KONG (SE): “I only want to live an ordinary life,” may well be a basic wish of many a migrant worker who has left home to labour in the domestic sector of Hong Kong, Bishop Michael Yeung Ming-cheung told a gathering at a Mass for Migrants celebrated at Christ the King Chapel, Causeway Bay, on July 1.

The auxiliary bishop of Hong Kong went on to say that an ordinary life is really not so ordinary, as it also involves the willingness to sacrifice in the service of others.

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Big welcome for Hong Kong’s newly-baptised

HONG KONG (SE): Over 900 people joined John Cardinal Tong Hon, the bishop of Hong Kong; Auxiliary Bishop Michael Yeung Ming-cheung  and Auxiliary Bishop Joseph Ha Chi-shing; and diocesan chancellor, Father Lawrence Lee Len, at a welcoming event for the newly-baptised of the diocese organised by the Hong Kong Central Council of Catholic Laity at the Southorn Stadium, Wanchai, on May 1. 

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Vocation comes from solid spiritual formation

HONG KONG (SE): The Diocesan Vocation Committee organised a seminar on promoting vocations at St. Andrew’s parish, Tseung Kwan O, on April 2, where young people, teachers and religious were invited to share their views on how to build up a culture of vocation.

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A colourful Indonesian Christmas

HONG KONG (SE): The Indonesian Catholic Community in Hong Kong celebrated Christmas with colour and song at Christ the King Chapel in Causeway Bay at a Mass on the afternoon of December 25, led by Bishop Michael Yeung Ming-cheung, and a morning worship service that featured well-known pop singer, Agustinus Gusti Nugroho, buoying spirits and setting the scene for a joyful day.

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Pastoral centre for migrants smiles with a new face

HONG KONG (SE): The Diocesan Pastoral Centre for Filipinos put its newly renovated face on display for the first time on December 5 at a blessing ceremony and Mass celebrated by Bishop Michael Yeung Ming-cheung, together with the chaplain to Filipinos, Father Jay Flandez; and the chaplain to Indonesians, Father Heribertus Hadiarto; together with Father Jun Jacobe, Father Darwin Bayaca and Father Helmuth Peter.

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Canossians celebrate jubilees

Hong Kong (SE): The Canossian Sisters celebrated with joy and gratitude the 60th anniversaries of Sister Giulia Brivio and Sister Maria Nichetti, and the 50th anniversary of entry into religious life of Sister Cecilia Lam on September 12.

Bishop Michael Yeung Ming-cheung concelebrated the Mass with three priests at the Canossian Missions Chapel at 3.00pm. 

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