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The Church of Hong Kong welcomes 3 thousand newly baptized
A record: usually on average there were 1500 -2 thousand new Catholics. Bishop Tong urges the new and the old faithful to be missionaries: "The mission to bring others to know Jesus is the most important Christian commitment."
03/04/2015 HONG KONG - CHINA
Card. Tong: Hong Kong to welcome over 3,600 new Catholics this Easter
In his pastoral letter, the bishop of the Territory invites the faithful to be "joyful proclaimers of the Gospel" and to respond to the calls for evangelization launched by Pope Francis. The diocese "lives in a free society and can proclaim Christ, and for this we have to be happy and grateful." Two stories from mainland China, where despite difficulties the faith continues to flourish
03/04/2006 HONG KONG
More than 2,400 catechumens to be baptized in Easter vigil
"Being a catechumen is somewhat like going through a period of courtship. With baptism at Easter, it is like getting married to the universal Church; the Body of Christ," said the neo-cardinal Zen, bishop of Hong Kong.
21/03/2016 13:37:00 HONG KONG
Easter in Tai Po: seniors and children embrace Christ’s love
Over 70 adult catechumens will be baptised in the Easter Vigil: children on Easter Sunday and seniors on the Sunday of Divine Mercy. For pastor and PIME missionary Fr Bonalumi, "The grace of the Jubilee brought many people to the faith”. The "best evangeliser" in the parish is a woman who survived suicide, and “met Jesus in hospital”. This year, some 3,200 baptisms should be performed in the diocese.
07/04/2012 HONG KONG
3500 adults receive baptism at Easter Vigil. Card. Tong thanks the catechists
There are 39 paid catechists and 1500 volunteer catechists. Evangelization a pastoral priority for Card. Tong. The story of Janet, who will be baptized tonight, along with her younger brother.
Shafi Behelim, a Muslim, will be baptized at the Easter Vigil
Son of a Muslim and a Catholic convert to Islam, a childhood lived in contact with Christianity and a Catholic wife. His decision comes after the suicide of his only daughter, aged 16. Today, he says, "I know that Christ has guided me through the dark and difficult moments of my life."
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