Category Archives: Catholicism

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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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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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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Catholic or Christian? What’s the difference?

One of the questions I am asked the most is, “What is the difference between a Catholic and a Christian?”. Many think that Catholic and Christian are two different groups. However, that is not true. The Merriam-Webster dictionary defines Christian as “one … Continue reading

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