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Saint Brother Solomon

The canonisation of De La Salle Brother Solomon Leclercq has brought great joy to the whole Lasallian Family in Hong Kong. 

Each La Salle school made good use of a resource package produced by the brothers to put the story of the saint across and stress the values he upheld during his lifetime.

The main celebration was a Thanksgiving Mass held on October 22 in the chapel at St. Joseph’s College in Central. 

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Tightening canonisation

Vatican (SE): The Congregation for the Causes of Saints has announced there will be new rules governing the role of medical boards investigating miracle cures in the beatification and canonisation processes.

They strengthen requirements for acceptance of authenticity and set stricter standards for the documentation of payment to experts.

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Saint of the Poor continues to inspire

HONG KONG (SE): A large crowd gathered at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception on September 4 to hear Pope Francis proclaim Mother Teresa of Kolkata a tireless worker of mercy, describing her as an icon of God’s love, as he declared the woman who has become known as the Saint of the Poor a saint of the Catholic Church.

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Mother Teresa to be canonised

VATICAN (SE): On March 15, at a ceremony in the Consistory Hall of the Vatican Apostolic Palace presided over by Pope Francis, it was formally declared that Mother Teresa of Kolkata, along with four others is to be canonised a saint.

 

The Vatican Information Service announced that José Gabriel del Rosario Brochero, from Argentina, is among them.

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