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To live for Christ not ourselves

Every long innings comes to an end and Columban Father John MacGrath ended his time on this earth on June 14 when he succumbed to his long battle with cancer.
 
Although remembered as softly spoken and gentle in his ways, his benign demeanour masked an interior strength, which must have come to the fore as a member of a premiership-winning football team in his youth. It remained within him as a quiet resilience that brought him through the many challenges he faced in his life.
 

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Diocese celebrates religious jubilees

HONG KONG (SE): “On behalf of the diocese, I offer sincere and warm congratulations to all the jubilarians celebrating anniversaries of priesthood and religious life,” John Cardinal Tong Hon said at an afternoon reception in honour of priests and religious marking significant anniversaries this year at the Caritas Community Hall in Caine Road.

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