Sing Yin Secondary School, New Clear Water Bay Road, celebrated its 50th Anniversary thanksgiving Mass in Christ the King Chapel, Causeway Bay on September 5.
Representatives of the Catholic Education Office, the Catholic Women’s League and affiliated schools, parents, alumni, teachers and students attended the Mass celebrated by Cardinal John Tong, the Apostolic Administrator of the Hong Kong Diocese. Several Divine Word Missionary fathers including Chang Jih Liang, John Zhang, Johnson Dhos concelebrated the jubilee Mass.
In the Homily, Cardinal John talked about the importance of gratitude, passion and hope for the School that has a long history of 50 years.
Sing Yin Secondary School was established by Father Patrick Canavan in 1969. Jubilee is a time of gratitude for the great efforts and sacrifices of the missionaries, staff, students and well wishes of the school.
Cardinal Tong also encouraged the school to share God’s love and hope to build a future. When one shares God's love and grace with others, he would become a torch, which shines in the world.
Father Dhos, the school Supervisor said that Sing Yin has been providing boys in Kwun Tong with international insights for the past 50 years, and it would continue its work in the future.
The school will organise a series of activities to celebrate its 50th Anniversary, including open Days in March 2020 and an English musical in July 2020.