Our Lady of La Vang Shrine Project is off to a great start! Two parishes have already kicked off. Check out the homilies from the pastor at Holy Spirit Church and the administrator at St. Cecilia Church. Both priests talk about the importance and the beauty of the shrine.
Msgr. Tuan Joseph Pham, JCL
Msgr. Tuan was ordained a priest on October 1, 1994. He received a Licentiate in Canon Law from the University of Leuven, Belgium. He has served as a Parochial Vicar in various parishes, as a member of the Department of Canonical Services, as High School Chaplain, Priest Secretary to Diocesan Bishop, Vice Chancellor, Directory of Clergy Personnel, Diocesan Master of Ceremonies, and now he is currently the pastor at Holy Spirit Catholic Church in Foundation Valley.
Fr. Bao Thai
Grounded in his faith, learning, and hard work, Father Bao has enthusiastically served God’s people since his seminarian internship at Our Lady of Guadalupe in La Habra (2000-2001). After his ordination to the priesthood of Jesus Christ at St. Columban on June 7, 2003, he has served at San Francisco Solano, St. Anthony Claret, Holy Family Cathedral and Our Lady of La Vang. He is currently the administrator at St. Cecilia’s in Tustin.
A place of worship, pilgrimage and evangelization and reconciliation for all
Provides history of the Marian apparition and Vietnamese Catholic church
La Vang Media
Takes all forms of media to spread the Word of God and the Catholic teachings through contemporary means of communication
Annual Diocesan Marian Days
Masses, Eucharistic Adoration, Processions to honor and pay homage the Virgin Mary
Christ Cathedral Sanctuary and site work, Vietnamese ministries in US and Vietnam, Vietnamese Catholic Center