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Two deacons ordained for the diocese

HONG KONG (SE): Two seminarians, Francis Xavier Wong Kwan-yau and Vincent Woo Wan-shun, were ordained deacons by the bishop of Hong Kong, John Cardinal Tong Hon, for the diocese of Hong Kong at the Cathedral of Immaculate Conception on October 29.

In acknowledging the support they have received over the years of their formation, the two gave thanks to God for their vocation to serve people through the Church and to their families for the selfless contribution they have made in encouraging them.

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Wenzhou celebrates landmark ordinations

WENZHOU (SE): The ordination of three seminarians as deacons on December 5 in Wenzhou took on added significance, as all three had all been studying at the Sheshan Seminary in Shanghai when pressure from local government authorities forced classes to be suspended in 2012.

The seminary has remained closed ever since, as have two minor seminaries in the city.

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