Bishop-elect Stephen Chow Sau-yan has pledged to unify Hong Kong’s politically divided Roman Catholic community, while nurturing empathy and helping the city’s youth to heal from past trauma.
His long-delayed appointment was announced by the Holy See on Monday after the post was left vacant for more than two years, at a time when the city’s political and religious freedoms were being tested by the civil unrest in 2019 and Beijing’s imposition of a sweeping national security law last June. <Read the whole article>
(photo – Peter Li on left with Joseph Lau ’67)
I was looking through the links I found about Fr. Hurley……, in between doing other things…… and got to the bottom one.
Lo an behold, when I went to minute 1.52 (of 6.49) I found a photos of the Social Services Group of the HK Federation of Post-Secondary Catholic Students — Linda and I are both here. I still have a copy of the somewhat faded original; taken at WYK outside the corridor after or meeting (inaugural meeting?), 1966 (54 years ago). Below that picture, and may be the top one in the next frame, is a shot of us visiting the orphanage (in Fangling I think) in which Tony Ng also participated. This is priceless to me. What a treasure and surprise! Other than Linda, I am still in loose contact with two other Group members. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jiq_VNwp3gw
From Fr Stephen Chow
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