THESIS DEFENCE

THESIS DEFENCE

It is mandatory that every graduating student of the University of St. Joseph in Macau must go through a thesis defence. Without exception, our three graduating student brothers pursuing for Bachelor’s degree in Christian Studies had to encounter this . Bro. Cesar Lino de Sousa Ximenes, O.P., Bro. Agostinho Mendoca, O.P. and Bro. Innocent Han Zaw Htun, O.P. successfully defended their theses on 19, 20 and 21 June 2024 respectively. The thesis title of Bro. Cesar is ” RECONCILIATION AS A WAY OF MISSION.” Bro. Agostinho’s thesis is titled ” ARISTOTLE AND AQUINAS ON HAPPINESS: A COMPARISON OF NICOMACHEAN ETHICS I & X AND SUMMA THEOLOGIAE 1A2AE QUESTIONS 1-5″ and from Bro. Innocent, ” DEVELOPING A CATHOLIC THEOLOGY OF SUFFERING IN THE CONTEXT OF BURMESE THERAVADA BUDDHISM.” May God continue His blessing for their future ministry! 

Renewing Religious Vows in Spain

Renewing Religious Vows in Spain

On the memorial of St. Aloysius Gonzaga, today,  student brother, Bro. Orlando Lopes, O.P. renewed his religious vows at the Convento Del Santisimo Rosario in Madrid. Prior Provincial Fr. Ruben Martinez Ortega, O.P. received the profession. Bro. Orlando is from Timor-Leste. Let us continue praying for him to be faithful and persevere in his Dominican vocation!

Birthdays in June

Birthdays in June

The Priory celebrated the birthdays of the brothers who were born in June. 

The celebrants were Br. Joseph Naing Ling Hung, O.P,  Br. Xaverio, O.P and Br. Ephream Nay Myo Thu, O.P. The community greeted them with the warmest wishes.

It was a joyous occasion that brought everyone together in celebration of community life and fraternity.

Renewing Religious Vows

Renewing Religious Vows

Today, on the memorial of St. Aloysius Gonzaga, thirteen student brothers renew their religious vows in the Priory’s chapel of St. Dominic. Conventual Prior, Fr. Javier González Izquierdo, OP presides over the solemn Eucharistic celebration and receives the professions of the brothers. In his homily, Fr. Javier reminds us that the renewing of vows should not be just a symbol but the renewing of persons. Thirteen brothers are from different countries; one from Korea, six from Myanmar and six from Timor-Leste. Let us continue praying for them to be faithful and persevere in their Dominican vocation! 

Thanksgiving Mass for Academic Year 2023-2024

Thanksgiving Mass for Academic Year 2023-2024

On June 13, 2024, upon the memorial of St. Anthony of Padua, the University of St. Joseph gave thanks to God for the Academic Year 2023-2024. The solemn mass was offered inside the university chapel of the Holy of Cross. Bishop Stephen Lee presided over as main celebrant and delivered the homily. The Student Brothers joined in choir, offertory and intercession. After the mass, the brothers enjoyed their lunch together with other the attendees.

Happy Birthday May Born!

Happy Birthday May Born!

The Priory recently celebrated the birthday of Br. Mendonça Mouzinho Filipe, O.P.

The community greeted him with the warmest wishes.

It was a joyous occasion that brought everyone together in celebration of community life and fraternity.