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Columban is a saint for our times

HONG KONG (SE): “Greatness lies in bringing people to God and that is why we venerate the life of St. Columban,” Bishop Joseph Ha Chi-shing said at a Mass marking the 1,400th anniversary of the death of the sixth and seventh century saint celebrated at St. Joseph’s in Central on November 21.

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Jubilee Year of Mercy begins on December 8

HONG KONG (SE): In preparation for the Jubilee Year of Divine Mercy, which will be launched in Hong Kong on December 8, the preparation committee gave a series of briefings between October 30 and November 1 on the objectives and the make up of the planned activities for the coming year.

The year was described as being a time to consciously make an extra effort to live out the meaning of mercy in action.

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People’s Pilgrimage in Hong Kong

HONG KONG (SE): In what is being billed as a first for Hong Kong, the need for action on the environment has become an issue that is embraced by all faiths.

Over 250 people from the Buddhist, Jewish, Islamic, Baha’i, Sikh, Christian, Brahma Kumari and Hindu faiths gathered to walk for climate action in Lantau on September 28.

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