Author Archives: Vincent Pham

About Vincent Pham

Vincent Pham is a Catholic Blogger (www.vincent-pham.tk). He currently resides in Toronto, Ontario and studies at Chaminade College School Toronto. He is Chaminade's Student Council vice-president emeritus from the 2017-2018 school year and is one of the Council's grade 12 representatives for the 2018-2019 school year. Vincent has a great love for the Catholic Faith and is an active member at Vietnamese Martyrs’ Parish through participation in Altar-Serving, the Youth Choir, the Eucharistic Youth Movement and other Catholic youth activities. Specifically, he has a special love for Catholic Liturgy and tries his best to show and lead others to a reverent Liturgical setting according to the guidelines of the Catholic Church. He currently serves as Liturgical Master of Ceremonies for major Liturgical Celebrations at Vietnamese Martyrs Parish. Since February 2019, he has also been serving as Assistant Sacristan for St. Michael's Cathedral Basilica of the Archdiocese of Toronto.

The Victory of the Cross at Notre-Dame

“We should glory in the Cross of our Lord Jesus Christ, in whom is our salvation, life and resurrection, through whom we are saved and delivered.” (Cf. Gal :14) The glory and victory of the cross is the theme of the … Continue reading

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My Experiences at Salt and Light Television

“You are the light of the world… you are the salt of the earth.” (Mt 5: 13-14) I was blessed to have an opportunity to spend 15-weeks learning about Catholic media at Salt and Light Catholic Media Foundation. As a … Continue reading

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The Director’s Commentary: Le Carte

  As first semester wraps up, VACA productions is now out with their second film after last year’s Girarsi. Challenged to create a film under two minutes, the VACA production faced some difficulty in figuring out how the events of … Continue reading

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Vincent Pham’s 5 Notable Moments of 2018

It has become a tradition for me to sit down at the end of the previous year and the beginning the new year to reflect on the events of the past year. This year, I chose not to call this … Continue reading

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Reflection: Emmanuel – God is with Us

“Come, come, Emmanuel! Son of God appear. Heaven and earth, rejoice! Salvation is drawing near.” That is the refrain of Steve Angrisano’s Advent Hymn, Emmanuel. It seems to me that as the years pass by, the name Emmanuel bears a … Continue reading

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Vincent Pham’s Top 5 MUST LIST

As part of a graphic design project for grade 12 Communications Technology, I was tasked with creating a Top 5 Must List. Take a look: I have not been able to blog as frequently as I want to. This has … Continue reading

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Q & A: Catholic Bible 365 Challenge

I have announced over the summer on various social media pages that starting September 30th, 2018, I will be challenge myself to read the Bible in 365 days. However, I wanted to open the challenge up to others. Today, I … Continue reading

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Answer: How do I Find Time to Pray?

In the midst of homework, sports tournaments and practices and other extra-curricular activities, prayer tends to the last thing on a Catholic teenager’s daily to-do list. Not only is this the case for Catholic teens, but also the case in … Continue reading

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Pilgrimage: A Journey

This past Saturday June 09, 2018, the Vietnamese Catholic Communities of the Archdiocese of Toronto and surrounding areas made the annual pilgrimage to the Martyrs’ Shrine in Midland, Ontario. I have been to the pilgrimage since I was only 5 … Continue reading

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The Six Month Journey with Thầy

“Mr. Nguyễn was called to the House of the Father this morning,” I messaged to some people the morning of April 23rd, 2018. I learned that a beloved teacher, friend, and mentor of mine, Thầy Tuấn was diagnosed with rectum … Continue reading

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