Happy New Year! According to the Chinese lunar calendar, 2019 is the year of the pig. Many cultures in the world have different opinions of the pig. For the Chinese people, the pig symbolizes good luck, good fortune and happiness. The year of the pig is a good year to make big plans and to undertake big projects.

The Holy Name of Jesus Chinese Catholic Mission begins the Chinese New Year with an evangelization seminar on February 2-3. Please welcome Miss Chih-Li Ying who will present to us methods of evangelization especially for Chinese people. We do not need to have special speaking abilities in order to evangelize; we basically only need to do as Jesus did to the first two disciples who followed Him; He said to them: “Come and see!” (John 1:39). Chinese New Year is a good time to invite our friends from other faiths to come and spend the New Year with us and let them know about our faith.

The following is the schedule for the evangelization seminar. Please invite your friends to celebrate Chinese New Year with us!


Guest speaker: Miss Chih-Li Ying

Theme: Evangelizing to new friends
Date:     2/2/2019 Saturday
Time:    10:00 am – 12:00 pm For parishioners only
12:00 pm – 2:00 pm For invited guests and parishioners

Theme: Relationship, Roots and Community
Date:     2/3/2019 Sunday
Time:    12:30 pm to 3:30 pm For invited guests and parishioners