Village of Zan Jia Cun, a Catholic Oasis in Central China

Agenzia Fides: A small village on Silk Road, inhabited by 660 people, of whom 400 are Catholic (about 130 families), has given 14 vocations to the Church in recent years: 7 priests, 1 deacon, 3 religious sisters, 2 major seminarians and 1 minor seminarian. The village is Zan Jia Cun, Fu Feng district in the Diocese of Zhou Zhi, Shaan Xi province. According to information received by Fides, the whole diocese is famous for its abundance in vocations, so much so that it is known as “the diocese of vocations”.  Read full report here.