Author Archives: Vincent Pham

About Vincent Pham

Known as The Catholic Man by many of his friends, Vincent is a student of the University of Toronto’s Trinity College of the Faculty of Arts and Science. He hopes to pursue a double major in Ethics, Law and Society, and Christianity and Culture. Vincent is an alumni of Chaminade College School in Toronto (Class of 2019). He has a great love for all things Catholic, especially Catholic liturgy.

Lectionary Reflection: First Sunday of Lent, Year A

Lectionary Readings: Gen 2:7-9, 16-18,2-5; 3:1-7 / Ps 51 / Rom 5:12-19 / Mt 4:1-11 The Church inaugurated the Season of Lent with the liturgy of Ash Wednesday, which included the iconic ritual of the Imposition of Ashes, in which … Continue reading

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Lectionary Reflection: Ash Wednesday, Year A, B, C

Lectionary Readings: Jl 2:12-18 / Ps 51 / 2Cor 5:20-6:2 / Mt 6:1-6, 16-18 I don’t know about you, but the more Ash Wednesdays that I experience, the deeper I think about who I am and how I should live. … Continue reading

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What’s The Catholic Man’s Favourite Piece of Art?

Let’s go back to basics… I remember when I started writing on this blog, I never really spoke much about myself. My topics seemed to be too general so now, I want to speak bit about myself. 

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Beauty: A Necessity in Catholic Liturgy (with Holy Art)

Some people may ask, “Is Vincent Pham (a.k.a. The Catholic Man) liturgy crazy?” Well, I think that is the case sometimes. While I love all things Catholic, there is something about the liturgy that has captivated me as a young … Continue reading

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Vincent Pham's 5 Notable Moments of 2019

Where can I start when I think of when I speak of 2019? It was honestly a very busy year that in ways, turned my life around and gave me different perspectives for the new decade ahead. As 2019 winds … Continue reading

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Lectionary Reflection: Feast of the Holy Family of Jesus, Mary and Joseph – Year A

Lectionary Readings: Sir 3:2-6, 12-14 / Ps 128 / Col 3:12-17 / Mt 2:13-15, 19-23 “Ite Missa Est,” in its english translation, “Go, the Mass is ended,” are the common words heard, in one formula or another by a priest … Continue reading

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Lectionary Reflection: Solemnity of the Nativity of Our Lord, Year A, B, and C (Mass During the Day)

Lectionary Readings: Is 52:7-10 / Ps 98 / Heb 1:1-16 / Jn 1:1-18 Note: This reflection is based on the readings for Mass During the Day. Unfortunately, the Canadian Lectionary readings are not made available online for this specific set … Continue reading

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