Special Collections

On the following days of the year, at all public Masses in parish churches and chapels, a second collection is to be taken up for the specific purposes indicated:

(i) Third Sunday of January-for Peter’s Pence;
(ii) Second Sunday following Lunar New Year-for Hong Kong Central Council of Catholic Laity;
(iii) Vocations Sunday-for Diocesan Seminary;
(iv) Ascension Sunday-for Diocesan Social Communications Apostolate;
(v) Sunday closest to the Solemnity of Ss. Peter and Paul-for the Apostolic See;
(vi) Fourth Sunday of September (Education Day)-for Catholic Education;
(vii) Sunday following Mission Sunday-for Pontifical Work for the Propagation of the Faith.

* Further, parish churches and chapels are to take up a collection for the Holy Land on Good Friday, during the celebration of the Lord’s Passion or the Way of the Cross.