Monday, July 01, 2013

Visit the Prefect of Apostolate

Fr. Miguel Ángel Velasco
We are a missionary congregation. Fr. Miguel Angel is in charge of the Apostoate  of our Congregation and he visited us for a few days. He was able to appreciate our work in these borders Hong Kong, Macau and Zhuhai.
In the photo (from left)  Jojo, Miguel Ángel, Cardinal Tong, Alberto  and  José.
We were able to converse with the Cardinal John Tong , Bishop of Hong Kong. Hong Kong has a population of 7 million, and a geographical area of 1000 square kilometers. The territory is home for over 350,000 Chinese Catholics and 175,000 overseas Catholics. There are two Claretians working in the territory: Fr. Jose  and  Fr. Ezakias.
From the left: Claretian Fr. Peter Chao : one of the lecturers
He also had a chance to interact with a group of Chinese Religious gathered at the retreat house of the diocese in Macau. 35 Religious from five dioceses of China were present for the two weeks of training.
In a similar photo can see  Fr. Jojo  at the center.
Fr. Jojo  is in charge of this retreat house, and also assistant director of the seminary and the assistant parish priest in the parish of St. Lorenzo. He is always ready for any call of any spiritual help and at any time ... He is  called "The Father 24/7." One of the most important pastoral work of foreign missionaries who work in Macau, Hong Kong and China is the formation of the Religious. We do this in China.

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