Praying for the Church in China

Pray for China’s clergy to be witnesses for God, and support the Church there through donating religious books and sharing of experience.These were some suggestions that Fr Henry Siew gave during a Mass to mark the World Day of Prayer for the Church in China on May 24.Fr Henry, who is spiritual director of the [...]

May 24: World Day of Prayer for the Church in China

In May 2007 Pope Benedict composed a special prayer for the Feast of Our Lady Help of Christians (May 24), venerated at the shrine of Sheshan, near Shanghai. He also designated May 24 as the yearly World Day of Prayer for China and asked that we recite this prayer. Virgin Most Holy, Mother of the [...]

Archbishop’s Message: Praying for Church in China

Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ, In May 2007, Pope Benedict XVI released a Letter to Chinese Catholics, in which he asked that May 24 each year be celebrated as a World Day of Prayer for the Church in China. He chose May 24 because it is the Feast of Our Lady Help of Christians, [...]