Vincent Pham, known as The Catholic Man by many of his friends, is a student at the University of Toronto’s Trinity College of the Faculty of Arts and Science, pursuing a double major in Ethics, Society & Law, and Philosophy along with a minor in Christianity and Culture. Vincent is an alumnus of Chaminade College School in Toronto (Class of 2019). He has a great love for all things Catholic, especially Catholic liturgy.
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Lectionary Reflection: Fifth Sunday of Lent, Year A
Lectionary Readings: Ez 37:12-14 / Ps 130 / Rom 8:8-11 / Jn 1:.3-7, 17, 20-27, 33b-45 With the Fifth Sunday of Lent, we walk into one of the more critical points of Lent before entering Holy Week. Prior to the … Continue reading
What’s with the veiled statues? Explanation to the Veiling of Statues
Some Catholics may ask, “What happened to all the statues? Why are they veiled?”. It is customary for many churches to veil statues and sacred images starting the Vespers of the Fifth Sunday of Lent (also known as the First … Continue reading
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