Cardinal John TONG has made the following appointments, effective 1 June 2017:
Rev. John B. KWAN Kit-tong, in addition to his current office as Parish Priest of St. Margaret’s Parish, Happy Valley, Hong Kong, is to be appointed Parochial Administrator of Our Lady of Mount Carmel Parish, Wanchai, Hong Kong, during the vacation leave (June to August 2017) of Rev. John P. CUFF, MM.
Rev. Paulus Waris SANTOSO, O.Carm, currently Assistant Parish Priest in St. Teresa’s Parish, Kowloon Tong, Kowloon, is to be appointed Parochial Administrator of the same parish during the vacation leave (June to August 2017) of Rev. Peter Leung, Parish Priest.
Rev. Deacon Flavien Ulrich BOUAMBE, CICM, is to assist in the pastoral ministry in St. Jerome’s Parish, Tin Shui Wai, New Territories.
II. SPECIAL COLLECTION FOR THE APOSTOLIC SEE
On the basis of Canon 1271, the Apostolic See is making an explicit appeal for more contribution from the local Churches according to their resources, so that they may give greater support to the Apostolic See in its service to the universal Church. As an expression of the bond of unity and charity between our diocese and the Apostolic See, parishes are to take up a second collection at all public Masses on 25 June 2017 (Sunday).
Cheques issued for the above specific purpose should be made payable to “The Catholic Diocese of Hong Kong” and sent to the Diocesan Procuration.