Friday, August 01, 2014

Feast Of St. Benedict

John Cardinal Tong Hon presides over the Feast Day Mass 
On Sunday, 13 July, the Church of St. Benedict celebrated the feast of its Patron  saint: St. Benedict. John Cardinal Tong Hon presided over the concelebrated Holy Eucharist and joined the parish community in its celebrations. 
The feast day was an occasion of spiritual renewal for the faithful as Rev. Fr. Peter Choi, through his spiritual animation, lead the people into greater understanding of the Spirituality of St. Benedict.
The Cardinal and the priests with the members of the English Community of the Parish 
One of the two Claretians in Hong Kong, Fr. Jose Cherukara serves as the assistant pastor in this lively parish in Hong Kong. Hong Kong is a territory of thousand square kilometres (Macau has only 29) with a population of about 8 million. There are about 350,000 Chinese Catholics and , over 125,000 overseas Catholics under the care of the dioceses of Hong Kong. Most of them are Filipinos, and there are also Koreans, Japanese, Indians, French and German to name a few, among practicing Catholics.
Frs. Jijo and Jose

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