HONGKONG: 3,500 Adults Receive Baptism at Easter Vigil

 

At the Easter Vigil last Saturday, 3,500 adult catechumens in the Hong Kong diocese received the Sacrament of Christian Initiation (Baptism, Confirmation and Holy Communion).  Cardinal John Tong of Hong Kong stated evangelization as one of his pastoral concerns. “Certainly, the rise in the number of Catholics is gratifying, but the quality of their faith is equally essential,” he said, hoping his faithful will progress both in the quantity and the quality of faith.  He also thanked the priests, deacons, sisters and laypeople to offer their time and energy in teaching catechism.

 

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