Tag: procession

100th anniversary of the apparition of the Virgin Mary in Fatima celebrated in Macau

One of the few remaining street religious processions in China was held on the 13th of May in Macau.
It marked the 100th anniversary of the Virgin Mary apparition in Fátima, Portugal.
3,000 joined the procession across the city’s streets.
From the Se Cathedral where a mass was officiated by Macau’s bishop Stephen Lee to the church of Our Lady of Penha where a candle-lit vigil was held.
Macau has a population of approximately 640,000 with 30,000 of them being Catholics.

15 May, 2017

Easter 2017

Good Friday, also known as “Holy Friday,” is the Friday preceding Easter Sunday. It is the day on which Catholics commemorate the crucifixion of Jesus Christ. It is also a legal holiday around much of the world. In Macau, hundreds of people gathered to attend a mass celebrating the Passion of Christ followed by the … Continue reading “Easter 2017”

18 Apr, 2017