Category Archives: Church

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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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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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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The Long Mass: The Easter Vigil

Note: I started writing this post on Good Friday of last year and since then, I have not completed it. I finally sat down and completed this post, on my second year as the Master of Ceremonies for the Paschal … Continue reading

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6 Tips to Help You Understand and Participate More Actively at Mass

It is the truth that Sunday Mass is boring to many Catholics, right? Often, since it is boring, many Catholics do not even go to Mass any more. Sometimes, excuses are made, “Oh, the Father A’s homily was too long”, … Continue reading

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Merciful Shepherds: Shepherds in Parish, School and Family

  Note: Last Sunday was the 4th Sunday of Easter, may also be commonly known as Good Shepherd Sunday. The CCCB Ordo also makes mention this day as World Day of Prayer for Vocations. This year was no ordinary 4th … Continue reading

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Evangelization in Social Life

Note: In this article, I do make reference to devout Vietnamese Catholic Parents that may sound negative. However, please know that from the bottom of my heart, I am thankful for the gift of parents. I have not made much … Continue reading

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Triduum Holy Thursday: Celebrating Eucharist, Priesthood and Love

Holy Thursday begins the climax of the Liturgical Year which we call the Triduum. The word Triduum means three days. The Triduum begins with the Evening Mass of the Lord’s Supper on Holy Thursday and ends with Evening Prayer II of … Continue reading

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Christians: Called to Share in Christ’s Priestly, Prophetic and Kingly Mission

Official online copy of article can also be found on Catholic Register site! Note from Vincent Pham: A few months back, I was flipping through the Catholic Register and found an ad about a Catholic Essay contest. Entries were to … Continue reading

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