Chinese Catholics welcome harmonious Year of the Pig
Bishop Donald Sproxton and Father Patrick Lim hand out “hong bao” red packets to the children of the congregation on 10 February 2019. Photo: Matthew Lau.
By Matthew Lau
The Perth Chinese Catholic Community (PCCC) are hopeful that the Year of the Pig will bring forth blessings of good fortune and optimism.
On Sunday 10 February, more than 250 faithful convened for the 11am Mandarin Mass at St Pius X Church, Manning Parish.
Auxiliary Bishop Donald Sproxton was the main celebrant and was joined by Mgr Michael Keating, Mgr Tim Corcoran, Fr Greg Carroll, and PCCC chaplain Fr Patrick Lim.
The pig is the 12th