Thursday, August 30, 2012

A Memorable Month

This is my second month @ Precious Blood Parish. It has been a very happy month!

On August 4, the Archbishop came to celebrate Mass with installation ceremony of me as Pastor of Precious Blood Parish.

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During the ceremony, the Archbishop led me to different parts of the church pointing out the different duties of a pastor.

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Photo with Archbishop and my family.

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My old friends from Corpus Christi Parish (my first priestly assignment)

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Baptism in August.

August 4: Baby girl from Germany

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I baptized her brother few years ago.

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August 11: Baptism of baby Isabella Rose Kung---my niece!!!

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August 18: Baptism of the grandson of my friends.

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August 28: Baptism of 2 girls.

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This month I also did 2 weddings, a number of funerals and home visits with house blessing. I am also getting used to some duties as pastor, like signing checks, and checking bank accounts balance regularly.

Sunday Sermons @ Precious Blood: http://fll.cc/index.php/component/content/article/636

Chinese version of sermons on radio: http://fll.cc/index.php/component/content/article/640

Preached a retreat in Chinese @ Westminster Abbey, Mission, in anticipation of the Year of Faith (August 25-26).

 http://fll.cc/index.php/component/content/article/784

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Recent articles on the BC Catholic on St. Maximilian Kolbe & St. Louis Marie de Montfort

http://fll.cc/index.php/component/content/article/786

http://fll.cc/index.php/component/content/article/787

Please check out www.fatheranthonyho.ca for other recordings and articles.

Very pleased to meet the catechists of PREP/CCD and school teachers of Cloverdale Catholic School. I am looking forward to September with lots of opportunities to share and to teach the Faith.