ASIA/CHINA - Encounter with the Lord in mercy and solidarity with the Italian earthquake victims

Wednesday, 31 August 2016 local churches   jubilee of mercy   solidarity  


Shi Jia Zhuang (Agenzia Fides) - The encounter with the Lord in mercy and charity; the prayer for the Italian earthquake victims, for children and young people who return to school, for evangelization and for those who have material and spiritual needs: these are the themes that in past days marked the life of the Catholic community of Su Zhou, in the province Jiang Su, and of the diocese of San Yuan, in Shaan Xi province, on the occasion of the Year of Mercy.
According to information gathered by Agenzia Fides, many believers of Su Zhou community attended the solemn Mass that Sunday, August 28 was dedicated in particular, in all the parishes and communities, on the theme of mercy and charity. The faithful invoked the grace of the Lord so that the Italian earthquake victims may have the strength and support they need to face the future and so that children and young people can grow peacefully in their intellectual and spiritual formation in the new school year.
From August 23 to 28, about 80 faithful were present at the spiritual and liturgical Course called "Encounter with the Lord in mercy", for "a spiritual renewal" as defined by the Group of the Disciples of the diocese, who organized it. Even the Bishop Ordinary, His Exc. Mgr. Joseph Han Ying Jin wanted to be present. (NZ) (Agenzia Fides 31/08/2016)