1971–1973 and Beyond

Cindy Yik yi Chu*

*Corresponding author for this work

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This chapter elaborates on Sister Katherine Lui’s final term as superior general of the Precious Blood Sisters from 1970 to 1973. Also it discusses the contribution of Bishop Francis Hsu Chen-ping to the local Church. It moves onto the Twelfth and the Thirteenth General Chapters of the Precious Blood Sisters in 1970 and 1973 respectively. Then it highlights the sisters’ response to the Second Vatican Council through the publication of their 1973 Handbook. This chapter emphasizes the community life of the sisters, their spirituality, apostolic work, educational endeavors, medical services, and social services. It briefly mentions the remaining years of the 1970s with particular attention to service outside the congregational establishment. In conclusion, this chapter talks about the Precious Blood Sisters’ visits to mainland China in the early years of the twenty-first century. It states that the Hong Kong Mission is an indispensable part of the Catholic Church in China.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationThe Chinese Sisters of the Precious Blood and the Evolution of the Catholic Church
EditorsCindy Yik-yi Chu
Place of PublicationSingapore
PublisherPalgrave Macmillan
Number of pages25
ISBN (Electronic)9789811018534
ISBN (Print)9789811018527, 9789811094620
Publication statusPublished - 9 Nov 2016

Publication series

NameChristianity in Modern China
ISSN (Print)2730-7875
ISSN (Electronic)2730-7883

Scopus Subject Areas

  • Cultural Studies
  • History
  • Religious studies
  • Sociology and Political Science

User-Defined Keywords

  • Community Life
  • Election Rule
  • Good News
  • Missionary Work
  • Religious Life


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