Cardinal John TONG has granted approval for Rev. Ignatius LO, on health grounds, to terminate his office as Assistant Parish Priest in St. Mary’s Parish, Hunghom, Kowloon, and to take a sick leave. Effective 11 October 2020.
2.ALL SOULS DAY (2 November 2020, Monday)
Religious services for the commemoration of all the faithful departed will take place at three Catholic cemeteries as follows:
St. Michael’s Cemetery, Happy Valley, Hong Kong:
Rev. Dominic CHAN, will officiate at 4:00 pm.
Holy Cross Cemetery, Chai Wan, Hong Kong:
Rev. Peter CHOY, will officiate at 4:00 pm.
St. Raphael’s Cemetery, Cheung Sha Wan, Kowloon:
Rev. Benedict LAM, will officiate at 4:00 pm.
(1) The persons-in-charge of the above cemeteries and the Parish Priests in whose territories the cemeteries are located are requested to provide all necessary requirements and assistance for the eucharistic celebration on November 2.
(2) A plenary indulgence, applicable only to the souls in Purgatory, is granted to the faithful who fulfill the conditions (either on the same day that the indulgenced work is performed, or within about 20 days before or after the indulgenced work) of confession, Holy Communion and prayer for the Holy Father’s intentions (such prayer may be fulfilled by reciting one Our Father and one Hail Mary), and who –
(i) devoutly visit a Catholic cemetery and pray, even if only mentally, for the departed on any and each day from 1st to 8th November, OR
(ii) devoutly visit a church or oratory on November 2 and recite one Our Father and the Creed during the visit.