FP Macau: Don Sassi visits the Paulines in the ‘Gateway to China’

PF MacauUpon the invitation of the Bishop of Macau and with the recommendation from the SSP General Government to start an apostolate of presence in China, the Society of St. Paul established a missionary community in Macau on March 7, 1987.  The community was later added to the SSP Philippine circumscription.

Macau was a former Portuguese colony but it was handed back to China on 20 December 1999. Macau operates under the “one country, two systems” policy and it enjoys a high degree of autonomy until at least 2049, fifty years after the transfer.