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An Easter greeting from our bishop

Rejoice and Trust in the Risen Lord!


Pray in Solidarity with Pope Francis
for All and especially for the Church in China
 
 
Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ,
 

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Bishop’s pastoral letter for Lent: Living the Lenten Experience of Metanoia

“Rend your hearts, not your garments,
And return to the Lord, your God…”
— Joel 2: 13
 
 
Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ,
 
 

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Do not close doors on migrants and refugees

HONG KONG (SE): Marking the World Day of Peace on January 1, on the solemnity of Mary, Mother of God, Bishop Michael Yeung Ming-cheung, urged people not to be self-centered and not to close the doors on migrants and refugees. 
 
He appealed to the Catholic community to accept and care for refugees and migrants and promote harmony, as harmony is an important element in the growth of society.
 

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Breastfeeding is God’s gift to babies

HONG KONG (SE): A symposium on promoting breastfeeding, organised by the Catholic Messengers of Green Consciousness in cooperation with the Hong Kong Catholic Breastfeeding Association and the Cathedral of Immaculate Conception, was held at the Catholic Diocese Centre, Caine Road, on December 17. 
 
Bishop Michael Yeung Ming-cheung said in his opening message that that babies are born to be breastfed. He explained that natural birth and breastfeeding are in God’s plan and mother’s milk is the best gift for a baby. 

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Think outside the box in Year of Youth

HONG KONG (SE): Bishop Michael Yeung Ming-cheung encouraged members of the Hong Kong Catholic Diocesan Schools Council, among them principals and supervisors of diocesan schools, to respond to the Year of Youth by looking into new ways of helping young people draw closer to Christ.
 

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Bishop celebrates Christmas at Stanley Prison

HONG KONG (SE): Bishop Michael Yeung Ming-cheung offered a Mass on Christmas Day at Stanley Prison as part of his pastoral outreach to those of his diocese who were spending the festive season behind bars.
 
A press release put out by the Correctional Services Department says that it arranged the opportunity for Bishop Yeung in his first Christmas as the bishop of the diocese.
 

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New social imagination

HONG KONG (SE): “So many other footsteps are hidden in the footsteps of Joseph and Mary,” Pope Francis said in his Urbi et Orbi (To the City of Rome and the World) in his message for Christmas.
 
“We see the tracks of entire families forced to set out in our own day. We see the tracks of millions of persons who do not choose to go away, but driven from their land, leave behind their dear ones,” the pope said in making a strong call for what he termed a new social imagination in today’s world.
 

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Christmas message and greeting from our bishop

Dear Sisters and Brothers in Christ,
 
 
Christmas is a celebration of life and family. The greatest gift God has given us is His own life, in the form of His son, who accepted a human body and was born into a family.
 
In the mystery of the Incarnation is revealed how the Almighty Creator came into our midst like a lonely helpless person, knocking on the door of Mary and Joseph.

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An Advent message from our bishop: A season of expectant hope

May Your Joy be Complete in the Joy of Christ! (cf John 15:11)
 
Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ, 
 
Advent is a season for appreciation, for looking forward, for sharing with one another. How much we appreciate the great gift the Heavenly Father has given to us in the power of the Holy Spirit—His life in the form of His only begotten son!
 

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Bishop proclaims Year of Youth

HONG KONG (SE): In declaring a Year of Youth to begin on December 3 this year and run until November 25 next year in his Message for Advent, Bishop Michael Yeung Ming-cheung is inviting the young people of the diocese “to walk the talk in solidarity with one another through prayer and action, and together help build a better world for the greater glory of God.”
 
His decision comes as a result of his many meetings and consultations with young people since he was installed as the bishop of Hong Kong on August 5 this year.

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