The Chinese Apostolate of St. Joseph Church, Sentul celebrated Chinese New Year with a Thanksgiving Mass at 9.00 am on Saturday, 28th January 2017. The church and Parochial House were decorated with Red Lanterns and Ribbons. During the Mass, Oranges and Ang-Pau packets were blessed and later distributed to the parishioners present. The Offering of Chinese New Greetings to the Trinity God, to the Priest and one another also took place during the Mass.
When Mass ended, a Lion Dance troupe met Fr. George at the entrance of the church and led everyone in procession to the Courtyard, where the troupe performed, preceded by the traditional lighting of Firecrackers.
The Offering of Chinese New Greetings to the Trinity God, to the Priest and one another.