Author Archives: Vincent Pham

About Vincent Pham

Vincent Pham is a Catholic Blogger (www.vincent-pham.tk) and also a reporter for the Youth Speak News program of the Catholic Register for the 2017-2018 term. 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.

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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Paschal Triduum Message 2018

Dear Friends in Christ, With the Evening Mass of the Lord’s Supper on Holy Thursday, we begin the most holiest days of the year called the Paschal Triduum. During these days, we walk with Jesus on “the way of love”, … Continue reading

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Introducing a New Short Film: GIRARSI

As part a culminating activity for the grade 11 Communications-Technology course at Chaminade, students assembled in groups to create a 5-minute short film. My group originally thought of an Italian Mafia-themed movie. However, the movie seemed to go beyond that … Continue reading

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Vincent’s Top 5 Moments of 2017

Last year, I started this website to have an online presence, a digital footprint and as part of my efforts to evangelize. Thanks to this website, I have been convinced at how powerful a digital portfolio can be. From time … Continue reading

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Christmas Eve Mass Complexity (?)

Christmas is only a couple days away. Christmas Eve falls on a Sunday this year. Thouh that may mean a short Advent, there have been many who have been confused about how many Masses they have to attend on December … Continue reading

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Reflecting on God’s Not Dead 1 and 2 and Relativism

Last school year in Grade 11 Law class, the law teacher lent me a movie titled, God’s Not Dead. Just a couple days ago, I managed to stream God’s Not Dead 2 online. Interesting enough, in my grade 10 religion class, … Continue reading

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Meaning Behind a Sweater: Identity

If you have met me in person either outside of school, at Church or just simply outside of home, you’ve likely seen me wearing Chaminade’s black Student Council sweater. I started wearing it after Council members bought one, custom made … Continue reading

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Talking about the Pallium…

On June 29, Pope Francis will bless and give the pallium to new Metropolitan Archbishops to be imposed by the Apostolic Nuncio on their own dioceses. Prior to 2015, the palliums were imposed on Metropolitan Archbishops at St. Peter’s Basilica … Continue reading

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