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Spreading the Good News – Radio Veritas Asia

Radio Veritas Asia has been a shortwave broadcaster for decades, producing programs in 15 languages daily. Since 1969, they have started producing programs in Chinese. How do they keep up with the times and spread the Catholic faith?
Publish date: 2019 - 2 - 16


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Costantinian: the Evangelistic Magazine

Costantinian is a Chinese Bimonthly Magazine dedicated in evangelization of the Catholic faith. With its limited resources, how was it possible to maintain its demand and popularity over 60 years? Fountain of Grace interviewed some of their core members.
Publish date: 2019 - 2 - 16


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A Gift from a Stranger – Stem Cell Donation

As medical science continues to advance, many diseases that used to be incurable can now be treated with stem cell transplants. It all depends whether those in good health to register as stem cell donors.
Publish date: 2018 - 12 - 8


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A Century of Grace

It takes decades for an oak tree to mature. It also takes decades for a community to mature and contribute to the society. Fountain of Grace takes a look at how the Montreal Chinese Catholic Mission faced different challenges over the past century, and responded to the needs in the society.
Publish date: 2018 - 10 - 20


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Companions of Migrant Children

As China continues to experience economic growth, many people from the rural villages move to cities to pursue better lives. These migrants often encounter many challenges and their children lack support. Fountain of Grace takes a look at how the Home of Dandelion, run by the Catholic Social Service Centre of the Xian Diocese, helps the migrant children and their parents.
Publish date: 2018 - 9 - 1


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A Burning Heart for Souls: St. Francis Xavier

In January 2018, a precious relic of St. Francis Xavier - his right forearm which he used to baptize more than 100,000 people - was on tour across Canada. One of the churches even attracted 13,000 people to venerate the relic in one day. Fountain of Grace takes a look at the life of St. Francis Xavier, as well as Catholic Christian Outreach - the group of modern missionaries that organized the relic pilgrimage.
Publish date: 2018 - 6 - 9


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Two Heroes of Macau – Frs. Caetano Nicosia and Luis Ruiz

In the mid-20th century, two European missionaries went to Macau to serve the poorest of the poor. They were Fr. Luis Ruiz, who was regarded as the Father of the Poor in Macau; and Fr. Caetano Nicosia, who was termed the Angel of the Lepers. How did they dedicate their whole lives to rewrite the stories of the lives of the marginalized in Macau and in Mainland China?
Publish date: 2018 - 4 - 14


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Wake Up to the Word of God

Joseph Shu is an accomplished electrical engineer. Since 1997, he has been travelling around the world to preach the gospel. Fountain of Grace invited him to share how his habit of reading the scriptures early in the morning has transformed his life.
Publish date: 2018 - 2 - 24


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The Marks of Mercy

Homeless people are marginalized, most people avoid coming close to them. Would we try to understand the reasons behind homelessness? By following university students on street patrol, interviewing Tim Schmalz, the artist who created Homeless Jesus, getting to know the work Covenant House does for homeless youth, as well as the Sleep Out experience of actor Dominic Lam and Christina, Fountain of Grace explores the issue of homelessness with different perspectives.
Publish date: 2018 - 1 - 13


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Organic Faith

In recent years, the public has become increasingly concerned about the hazards of pesticides, chemical fertilizers, and genetically modified foods. Some people have started to grow their own produce for health reasons, and some Catholic religious also promote organic gardening. How is organic gardening related to our faith?
Publish date: 2018 - 1 - 6


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The Colours of Martyrdom

As part of its 30th-anniversary celebration, the Chinese Martyrs Catholic Church held a joint exhibition featuring faith-inspired artworks of different genres. They also invited Jackie Lau, a Catholic artist from Hong Kong, to paint a series of portraits of Chinese martyrs. Fountain of Grace takes a look at this unique art exhibition.
Publish date: 2017 - 9 - 23


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The Lord calls. My family responds.

Deacon Paul Ma was ordained to the permanent diaconate in the Archdiocese of Toronto in 2014. How did God call him? How did he and his family respond to God's calling?
Publish date: 2017 - 9 - 2


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A Unifying Mission: Making Disciples

Two thousand years ago, God sent his only son to the world to live among us. He chose the apostles and commanded them to make disciples of all nations. In the 21st century, do contemporary Christians still share the zeal for evangelism? Every two years, Chinese Catholics in North America would gather to explore issues related to evangelization and pastoral ministry. Fountain of Grace takes a look at North America Chinese Catholic Apostolate Convention which took place in San Francisco.
Publish date: 2017 - 8 - 19


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Taking Our Faith to the Streets: Mother of Mercy Procession (Cantonese)

For four years, Our Lady of Carmel Church in Chinatown, Toronto has been holding a Marian Procession in May, providing the faithful a wonderful opportunity to bear witness to their faith in public. Overcoming adversities and bracing all kinds of weather conditions, the parishioners were dedicated to making this event a success. Fountain of Grace takes you to Chinatown to uncover the driving force behind their enthusiasm and determination.
Publish date: 2017 - 5 - 6


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St. Maximilian Kolbe – Love and Hope in Auschwitz

During the Second World War, St. Maximilian Kolbe was arrested by the German Gestapo and imprisoned in Auschwitz concentration camp. He volunteered to die for a fellow inmate. Fountain of Grace takes a look at how St. Maximilian Kolbe brought love and hope to those around him in the darkest place on earth.
Publish date: 2017 - 4 - 29


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Home of Daybreak 3: The Road to Rehabilitation

The sisters from the Congregation of St. Teresa of Child Jesus in Hebei, China, established a rehabilitation centre to provide different kinds of rehabilitation therapies for special needs children from poor families as well as counselling and support for their parents, thus bringing hope to them.
Publish date: 2017 - 1 - 28


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Home of Daybreak 2: Against All Odds

Although the orphans at The Home of Daybreak (Li Ming) in Hebei, China, have disabilities, they long to take care of themselves and to live independently. The sisters from the Congregation of St. Teresa of the Child Jesus strive to train these orphans in different aspects so that they may live up to their full potential and lead a life with dignity.
Publish date: 2017 - 1 - 21


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Home of Daybreak 1: I Believe, Therefore I Love

Against all odds and with unwavering faith, a group of young girls in Hebei province in China joined the Congregation of St. Teresa of the Child Jesus as nuns. Devoting their lives to serve with love, they build the "House of Daybreak" (Li Ming), a home for disabled orphans.
Publish date: 2017 - 1 - 14


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Taking Our Faith to the Streets: Mother of Mercy Procession (Mandarin)

For four years, Our Lady of Carmel Church in Chinatown, Toronto has been holding a Marian Procession in May, providing the faithful a wonderful opportunity to bear witness to their faith in public. Overcoming adversities and bracing all kinds of weather conditions, the parishioners were dedicated to making this event a success. Fountain of Grace takes you to Chinatown to uncover the driving force behind their enthusiasm and determination.
Publish date: 2016 - 12 - 3


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Fr. Joseph Zhang Wenxi on the Church in China

We often hear news about the Church in China through the media. However, it is difficult for us to determine the accuracy of such information. Fountain of Grace invited Fr. Joseph Zhang Wenxi to share with us the current developments of the Church in China.
Publish date: 2016 - 11 - 12


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Journal of a Seminarian

From the moment a young man makes a decision to become a priest, he embarks on a journey full of difficulties and struggles. Br. Antonio Wang, a seminarian from China, shares with you his experience of studying theology in Rome.
Publish date: 2016 - 11 - 5


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A Life of Sacred Music

Jerry Chu, a Catholic musician, has been composing sacred music for over 30 years. He has written over 400 responsorial psalms and gospel acclamation songs for use in Sunday mass. Fountain of Grace has invited him to share with us his journey in writing sacred music.
Publish date: 2016 - 8 - 27


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Devoted Educators

Fountain of Grace takes a look at how three nuns from the Missionary Sisters of the Immaculate Conception devote their lives to education.
Publish date: 2016 - 8 - 6


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A Place to Call Home

As life expectancy continues to grow, the elderly population also grows rapidly. How can we help the elderly live comfortable and fulfilling lives? Fountain of Grace will visit a nursing home run by the Chinese Dominican Sisters in Pingtung County, Taiwan, and find out how they create a "home" for the seniors.
Publish date: 2016 - 7 - 9


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Sister Maria Wang: A Friend of Seniors

Population aging is a phenomenon that occurs in different societies. When it comes to taking care of the elderly, Sr. Maria Wang, who has been caring for the elderly in China for years, does not regard it as a burden. Being able to spend time with the elderly enriches her life. They also inspire her to see life and death with a different lens.
Publish date: 2016 - 5 - 21