The latest news at the beginning of the Advent Season is indeed a joyful one for the Claretian Mission in China: Fr. Superior General has assigned Fr. Jijo Kandankulathy for the China Mission. He is assigned to the Macau - Hong Kong Community. He has joined the Claretian Community in Taiwan in the first week of December. Fr. Jijo will do his two years of language course in Taiwan before he moves to Macau.
"You are right, he is the one"! Fr. Rossa seems to say so, pointing Fr. Jijo [file: May 2009]
Fr. Jijo is no stranger to the China Mission. In fact it was one of his earlier visits to Macau and the Mainland in May 2009 which inspired him to opt for the Mission in China.
Fr. Jijo with the "Team Macau" in 2009That time he was on an internship programme as part of his Post Graduate Degree in English Literature, he traveled to Macau and the Mainland. After his Month-long experience here, he had a short write-up for the May 2009 issue of the Macau Bulletin. Read his article here: