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  24th Sunday in Ordinary Time  


1.   Suspension of Masses: As the pandemic is still severe, we will follow the pastoral measures issued by the Diocese to fight the virus. St. Benedict Church and Mass Centre continue to suspend all public Sunday and weekday masses until further notice.      

2.    Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament on Sunday: During the period when masses are suspended, Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament will be held on Sunday from 7:30 am to 12:30 pm. Parishioners can pray in the Church privately and adore the Blessed Sacrament.

3.     “33 Eucharistic Adoration”: The youth group IUVENIS’ monthly “33 Eucharistic Adoration” will be held in the Church on Wednesday, September 16 at 8 pm. It will also be webcast live on St. Benedict Facebook, the specific page of Iuvenis. We invite all church members to join us online.

4.   Sunday Three Minutes: The Sunday Three Minutes (in Chinese) can be heard on the parish webpage. Chapter 678: "Celebration of the Mystery of Christ: Other Ceremonial Celebrations_Sacramentals " has just been uploaded to the Parish webpage

5.    Fr. Yu’s Spiritual Lectures: The online version of Fr. Edward Yu’s spiritual talks on the Book of Revelation (in Chinese) can be heard on the parish webpage. Chapter 2, Part 1 has just been uploaded, with the content: “Letters to the seven churches(3) – church in Pergamum.

6.    Chinese Catechism Classes: The new 2020-22 Chinese catechism classes for adults will start in early October. There will be classes on Tuesday night, Saturday afternoon and Sunday morning. In view of the current Covid-19 pandemic, the new classes may be conducted online through ZOOM. Please invite your friends and relatives to participate in these classes; you can attend the class with them. Application form may be downloaded from the parish webpage, or obtained from either the parish office or the notice board at the lobby

7. Prayer Campaign on Ecological Conversion: The Justice and Peace Commission of the Hong Kong Catholic Diocese launched the "Caring for Creation Month 2020" prayer campaign – from September 1 to October 4, encouraging the faithful and the public to learn about ecological conversion.

Prayer for Protecting our Earth:

         Lord, we have continued abusing the granted resources and cause great harm to nature. Lord , please help us to respond to our nature's call for help, live a sustainable lifestyle, and strive to protect our homeland.


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Typhoon and Black Rain Measures:

On weekdays and Sunday when typhoon signal no. 8 or above, or black rainstorm warning signal is hoisted during mass time, the mass will be cancelled and the Church will be closed temporarily, and will open again and function normally within two hours after that signal is lowered.

    Special arrangements for our Parish: If on Sunday the morning masses are cancelled due to typhoon, but typhoon signal no. 8 is lowered before 6 pm, then a special bilingual Sunday Mass will be celebrated at 8 pm. If on Saturday typhoon signal no. 8 or above is forecast to be hoisted at or after 5 pm, then a mass (Cantonese) will be added at 3 pm on Saturday.


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Chancery Notice 25 June 2009


A church or chapel is a place set apart for divine worship and prayers. The faithful should therefore be properly and decently dressed while taking part in the liturgy or praying in these sacred places. A simplified Dress Code for church attendance, to be posted at the entrances to churches and chapels open to the faithful, has been laid down by Bishop John TONG after consultation with the Council of Priests and the Deaneries. The Bishop exhorts the faithful to abide by this Dress Code, in order that they may give due reverence to the sacred character of a church or chapel. The same Code applies to other visitors to these places.


Rev. Lawrence LEE




 *** Let us enter the church with a solemn attitude ***

**Decently and properly dressed is one way to show our respect to God**


Please refrain from wearing clothes which are too short or too revealing. 

Mini-skirts and short pants should also be avoided.

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