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Persons in custody participate in Christmas activities

     The Correctional Services Department has arranged for persons in custody to attend activities during the Christmas festive period.

     The Apostolic Administrator of the Catholic Diocese of Hong Kong, Cardinal John Tong, accompanied by the Deputy Commissioner of Correctional Services, Mr Wong Kwok-hing; the Correctional Services Chaplain, Deacon Edwin Ng; and the Chief Superintendent (Stanley Prison), Mr Leung Tsan-ming, visited Stanley Prison and presided at a Christmas Mass today (December 25) to share his faith and blessings with participating persons in custody.

     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/Wednesday, December 25, 2019
Issued at HKT 16:13

The Correctional Services Department arranged persons in custody to attend Christmas activities today (December 25). Photo shows the Apostolic Administrator of the Catholic Diocese of Hong Kong, Cardinal John Tong, presiding a Christmas Mass and sharing his faith and blessings at Stanley Prison.
The Correctional Services Department arranged persons in custody to attend Christmas activities today (December 25). Photo shows the Apostolic Administrator of the Catholic Diocese of Hong Kong, Cardinal John Tong, presiding a Christmas Mass and sharing his faith and blessings at Stanley Prison.

The Correctional Services Department arranged persons in custody to attend Christmas activities today (December 25). Photo shows the Apostolic Administrator of the Catholic Diocese of Hong Kong, Cardinal John Tong, presiding a Christmas Mass and sharing his faith and blessings at Stanley Prison.
The Correctional Services Department arranged persons in custody to attend Christmas activities today (December 25). Photo shows the Apostolic Administrator of the Catholic Diocese of Hong Kong, Cardinal John Tong, presiding a Christmas Mass and sharing his faith and blessings at Stanley Prison.

The Correctional Services Department arranged persons in custody to attend Christmas activities today (December 25). Photo shows the Apostolic Administrator of the Catholic Diocese of Hong Kong, Cardinal John Tong, presiding a Christmas Mass and sharing his faith and blessings at Stanley Prison.
The Correctional Services Department arranged persons in custody to attend Christmas activities today (December 25). Photo shows the Apostolic Administrator of the Catholic Diocese of Hong Kong, Cardinal John Tong, presiding a Christmas Mass and sharing his faith and blessings at Stanley Prison.

The Correctional Services Department arranged persons in custody to attend Christmas activities today (December 25). Photo shows the Apostolic Administrator of the Catholic Diocese of Hong Kong, Cardinal John Tong, presiding a Christmas Mass and sharing his faith and blessings at Stanley Prison.
The Correctional Services Department arranged persons in custody to attend Christmas activities today (December 25). Photo shows the Apostolic Administrator of the Catholic Diocese of Hong Kong, Cardinal John Tong, presiding a Christmas Mass and sharing his faith and blessings at Stanley Prison.