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Catholic Bishop of Hong Kong presides at Christmas Mass at Stanley Prison

     The Catholic Bishop of Hong Kong, the Most Reverend John Tong, accompanied by the the Commissioner of Correctional Services, Mr Yau Chi-chiu, Assistant Commissioner (Operations) of Correctional Services, Mr Woo Ying-ming; the Correctional Services Chaplain, Deacon Edwin Ng; and the Chief Superintendent (Stanley Prison), Mr Chan Wai-kin, visited Stanley Prison and presided at a Christmas Mass today (December 25) to share his faith and blessings with the participating persons in custody.

     In addition, the Most Reverend Tong toured the Prison hospital to convey concern and support to patients.

     Through the Correctional Services Chaplain, voluntary chaplains and visitors from religious organisations, a wide range of spiritual and social services are offered to all persons in custody who wish to participate regardless of their religious affiliation. The services include visits, teaching, counselling, religious worship and recreational activities.

Ends/Sunday, December 25, 2016
Issued at HKT 15:57

The Catholic Bishop of Hong Kong, the Most Reverend John Tong, accompanied by the the Commissioner of Correctional Services, Mr Yau Chi-chiu, Assistant Commissioner (Operations) of Correctional Services, Mr Woo Ying-ming; the Correctional Services Chaplain, Deacon Edwin Ng; and the Chief Superintendent (Stanley Prison), Mr Chan Wai-kin, visited Stanley Prison and presided at a Christmas Mass today (December 25). Photo shows the Most Reverend Tong (right) sharing his faith and blessings with the participating persons in custody.

The Catholic Bishop of Hong Kong, the Most Reverend John Tong, accompanied by the the Commissioner of Correctional Services, Mr Yau Chi-chiu, Assistant Commissioner (Operations) of Correctional Services, Mr Woo Ying-ming; the Correctional Services Chaplain, Deacon Edwin Ng; and the Chief Superintendent (Stanley Prison), Mr Chan Wai-kin, visited Stanley Prison and presided at a Christmas Mass today (December 25). Photo shows the Most Reverend Tong (right) sharing his faith and blessings with the participating persons in custody.

The Catholic Bishop of Hong Kong, the Most Reverend John Tong, accompanied by the the Commissioner of Correctional Services, Mr Yau Chi-chiu, Assistant Commissioner (Operations) of Correctional Services, Mr Woo Ying-ming; the Correctional Services Chaplain, Deacon Edwin Ng; and the Chief Superintendent (Stanley Prison), Mr Chan Wai-kin, visited Stanley Prison and presided at a Christmas Mass today (December 25). Photo shows the Most Reverend Tong (first right) sharing his faith and blessings with the participating persons in custody.

The Catholic Bishop of Hong Kong, the Most Reverend John Tong, accompanied by the the Commissioner of Correctional Services, Mr Yau Chi-chiu, Assistant Commissioner (Operations) of Correctional Services, Mr Woo Ying-ming; the Correctional Services Chaplain, Deacon Edwin Ng; and the Chief Superintendent (Stanley Prison), Mr Chan Wai-kin, visited Stanley Prison and presided at a Christmas Mass today (December 25). Photo shows the Most Reverend Tong (first right) sharing his faith and blessings with the participating persons in custody.

The Catholic Bishop of Hong Kong, the Most Reverend John Tong, accompanied by the the Commissioner of Correctional Services, Mr Yau Chi-chiu, Assistant Commissioner (Operations) of Correctional Services, Mr Woo Ying-ming; the Correctional Services Chaplain, Deacon Edwin Ng; and the Chief Superintendent (Stanley Prison), Mr Chan Wai-kin, visited Stanley Prison and presided at a Christmas Mass today (December 25). Photo shows Mr Woo (back row, second right) and the Most Reverend Tong (back row, third right) touring the Prison's hospital and conveyed Christmas blessings and support to patients and persons in custody.

The Catholic Bishop of Hong Kong, the Most Reverend John Tong, accompanied by the the Commissioner of Correctional Services, Mr Yau Chi-chiu, Assistant Commissioner (Operations) of Correctional Services, Mr Woo Ying-ming; the Correctional Services Chaplain, Deacon Edwin Ng; and the Chief Superintendent (Stanley Prison), Mr Chan Wai-kin, visited Stanley Prison and presided at a Christmas Mass today (December 25). Photo shows Mr Woo (back row, second right) and the Most Reverend Tong (back row, third right) touring the Prison's hospital and conveyed Christmas blessings and support to patients and persons in custody.