Date: Wednesday, 26 April 2017 Time: 10:00 am – 12:30 pm Place: Cathedral, 16 Caine Road, Hong Kong Theme: Joseph (Old Testament) Director: Rev. Henry NG
II. HONG KONG CATHOLIC COMMISSION FOR LABOUR AFFAIRS Cardinal John TONG has appointed/reappointed the following to be Commission members for a two-year term, effective 1 May 2017:
Mr. CHAN Wai-cheuk, Chairperson Rev. Deacon Joseph CHOW Yu-hong, Ecclesiastical Adviser Mr. LAU Kar-wah, Legal Adviser Mr. Antony SIN Ming-hei, Legal Adviser Rev. Timothy WAN Kwok-kwong Rev. Deacon Alexander KWOK Chi-keung Rev. Deacon Anthony SIN Yiu-fat Dr. CHAN Yu Ms. Agnes LEE Yuen-yee Mr. Patrick LEUNG Siu-sun Ms. MA Yuk-pik Ms. NG Yan-yee Mr. Maximilian TAM Wai-pang Mr. David TSIK To-keung Dr. Mary YUEN Mee-yin
III. Plenary indulgences for the Jubilee YEAR OF fatima For the spiritual benefit of the faithful during the Jubilee Year of Fatima (27 November 2016 – 26 November 2017), Pope Francis grants a plenary indulgence to the faithful who fulfill the conditions indicated in both sections A and B below—
A. Basic requirements:
Sacramental confession, Eucharistic Communion, and prayer for the intentions of the Supreme Pontiff, in a spirit of total detachment from any inclination to sin.
B. Performing one of the following works: a) Make a pilgrimage to the Shrine Make a pilgrimage to the Fatima Shrine in Portugal and devotedly participate in a celebration or prayer in honour of the Virgin Mary. In addition, pray the Our Father, recite the Creed and invoke Our Lady of Fatima. b) Pray before any statue of Our Lady of Fatima Visit with devotion a statue of Our Lady of Fatima solemnly displayed for public veneration in any church, oratory or proper place, during the days of the anniversary of the apparitions (the 13th of each month, from May to October 2017), and devotedly participate there in any celebration or prayer in honour of the Virgin Mary. In addition, pray the Our Father, recite the Creed and invoke Our Lady of Fatima. c) For the elderly and infirm The faithful who, because of age, illness or other serious reason, are unable to get around, but are repentant of all their sins and have the firm intention of fulfilling, as soon as possible, the basic conditions mentioned in section A, may pray in front of a statue or small image of Our Lady of Fatima and spiritually unite themselves to the jubilee celebrations on the days of the apparitions, offering to God all-merciful with confidence, through Mary, their prayers and pains or the sacrifices they make in their own lives.