austraLasia

?

Shortcut

PrevPrev Article

NextNext Article

Larger Font Smaller Font Up Down Go comment Print Attachment
Views 179 Comment 0
ALA_5386

20200530_VIE.jpg



Ordination to the Diaconate of Five Clerics of the Vietnam Province

By Br. John Phuoc, SDB


Don Bosco Xuan Hiep Church, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, 30 May 2020 -- At 6:30 a.m. on Saturday May 30, the Bishop of Bac Ninh Diocese, Jesuit Bishop Cosma Hoang Van Dat chaired the holy mass and the rite of ordination of five Salesian clerics: Peter Vu Dang Hoang Oanh, Augustine Tran Do Phuc, Joseph Nguyen Duy Hong Phuc, Vincent Pham Hoang Minh Son and Joseph Trinh Van Vinh.


In his greeting at the beginning of the mass, the bishop said that he saw the statue of St John Bosco and some children at the entrance of the church with the motto: Don Bosco, father, teacher and friend of youth. Therefore he prayed for the whole congregation, especially that the five candidates would be like that, so that the future of the Church and the world would change according to what Jesus and the Church always wished. He prayed that God would keep them in new joy and they might prepare themselves well for receiving the priesthood.


In his homily, the bishop showed his love for Don Bosco since he had been a little boy. He told some short stories about Don Bosco. One story was when Don Bosco had been a young boy, he had greeted a priest he had met but he had not replied to him. Then the boy John Bosco had made a determination that when he would become a priest he would always take the first step to greet everyone and to be friendly. The Bishop said that he had imitated Don Boso to always take the first step to greet everyone even with children and he still kept doing this. After that he also expressed his gratitude to the Salesians of Don Bosco for their presence in Hoa An community and parish in his diocese. He said that the presence of the Salesians there made a big change to that area. They brought new life and made that place very lively from very little things. Everyone, even the government loved them and no one could do anything bad to them now because everyone protected them and stayed on their side. He ended his homily with his wish for the candidates to become new Don Boscos to bring God’s Good News of joy, love and hope to everyone especially to young people.


When the mass came to an end, Fr. Joseph Nguyen Van Quang the Provincial of the Vietnam Province said some words of gratitude to the Bishop, superiors and religious of other congregations, benefactors and all present guests. He especially thanked and congratulated the parents and relatives of the newly ordained deacons. After that Bishop Cosma also gave some words in reply. He once again said thanks to the Salesian Congregation and said, “We feel free to make big plans and pray that God will always bless every our plan and that we will do everything for his glory.” Then he gave blessings before the ending song.


We continue to pray for the newly ordained deacons so that they can serve well in their new task and prepare them well for the coming ordination to the priesthood. And they may become as the bishop wished and prayed, new Don Boscos to bring Good News of joy, love and hope to everyone especially to young people.



20200530_VIE1.jpg


20200530_VIE2.jpg


20200530_VIE3.jpg


20200530_VIE4.jpg


20200530_VIE5.jpg


20200530_VIE6.jpg


20200530_VIE7.jpg


20200530_VIE8.jpg


20200530_VIE9.jpg


20200530_VIE10.jpg


20200530_VIE11.jpg


20200530_VIE12.jpg


20200530_VIE13.jpg


20200530_VIE14.jpg


20200530_VIE15.jpg


20200530_VIE16.jpg


20200530_VIE17.jpg


20200530_VIE18.jpg


20200530_VIE19.jpg


20200530_VIE20.jpg


20200530_VIE21.jpg


20200530_VIE22.jpg


20200530_VIE23.jpg


20200530_VIE24.jpg


20200530_VIE26.jpg


20200530_VIE27.jpg


20200530_VIE28.jpg


20200530_VIE29.jpg


20200530_VIE30.jpg


20200530_VIE31.jpg


20200530_VIE32.jpg


20200530_VIE33.jpg


20200530_VIE34.jpg


20200530_VIE35.jpg


20200530_VIE36.jpg


20200530_VIE37.jpg


20200530_VIE38.jpg


20200530_VIE39.jpg


20200530_VIE40.jpg


20200530_VIE41.jpg


20200530_VIE42.jpg


20200530_VIE43.jpg
Maximum Attachments : 0Byte/ 15.00MB
Maximum File Size : 15.00MB (Allowed extentsions : *.*)

  1. 5391(II)_“Teach Me To Do Your Will” (Ps 143, 10)

    ALA_5386 Ordination to the Diaconate of Five Clerics of the Vietnam Province By Br. John Phuoc, SDB Don Bosco Xuan Hiep Church, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, 30 May 2020 -- At 6:30 a.m. on Saturday May 30, the Bishop of Bac Ninh Diocese, Jesu...
    Date2020.05.30 CategoryVIE Reply0 Views179 file
    Read More
  2. 5391(I)_Pentecost Message from Cardinal Charles Bo, SDB (extract)

    ALA_5391 Let's Walk in the Spirit! By Cardinal Charles Bo Yangon, Myanmar, 30 May 2020 -- A JOYOUS, HEALTHY AND HAPPY PENTECOST! To all the brothers and sisters gathered in your houses, Happy Feast. This is a significant day. The birthda...
    Date2020.05.30 CategoryMYM Reply0 Views163 file
    Read More
  3. 5390_PGS: Lay Missionary Volunteers make our educative experience complete

    ALA_5389 By Fr. Moise Paluku, SDB - Rector Vunabosco Rapolo community, Papua New Guinea, 28 May 2020 -- Interview with Fr Moise Palukku on the volunteer experience at Vunabosco. How was your community experience hosting the volunteers? T...
    Date2020.05.29 CategoryPGS Reply0 Views78 file
    Read More
  4. 5389(III)_The SYM Japan’s Online Prayer Initiatives on the COVID-19 Crisis

    ALA_5389 Youthful Prayers shared on the Feasts of St Dominic Savio and St Mary Help of Christians By Mr. Chihiro Okawa, EXDB Tokyo, Japan, 28 May 2020 -- The SYM (Salesian Youth Movement) Japan proposed and implemented two online activitie...
    Date2020.05.28 CategoryGIA Reply0 Views189 file
    Read More
  5. 5389(II)_A Salesian who brought the Gospel among the Thai Scouts

    ALA_5389 Fr. Suthep Chornthong - 45 years of faithful religious apostolic life By Fr Joseph Kriengsak Provincial Secretary THA Province Bangkok, Thailand, 27 May 2020 -- Fr John Baptist Suthep Chornthong passed away at 4:50 p.m. on 26 May ...
    Date2020.05.28 CategoryTHA Reply0 Views126 file
    Read More
  6. 5389(I)_How to foster the Vocation Culture in Australia?

    ALA_5389 By Fr. Brian Ahern, SDB Vocation Youth Ministry Australia-Pacific province Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 24 May 2000 -- "I have been entrusted with the role of animation and support of the Culture of Vocation in the Province. As...
    Date2020.05.28 CategoryAUL Reply0 Views112 file
    Read More
  7. 5388(IV)_Celebration of the Feast of Mary Help of Christians in Dalat, Vietnam

    ALA_5388 By Fr. Joseph Thinh Phuoc, SDB Dalat, Vietnam, 24 May 2020 -- In the afternoon of 24 May, the Salesian postnovitiate community and the parish of Don Bosco Dalat celebrated the Feast of the Ascension of The Lord, combining this Fea...
    Date2020.05.27 CategoryVIE Reply0 Views70 file
    Read More
  8. 5388(III)_ASC Korea elects a new provincial council during Covid19 pandemic

    ALA_5388 By Mr. Thomas Aquinas Lee Seoul, Korea, 27 May 2020 -- More than one month after the successful Korean Parliament election (15 April 2020 with the participation of 29 million of the 44 million registered voters), also the Korean S...
    Date2020.05.27 CategoryASC Reply0 Views183 file
    Read More
  9. 5388(II)_Don Bosco Xuan Hiep Vocation Centre resumes activities

    ALA_5388 By Cl. Joseph Ho Chinh, SDB Xuan Hiep, Vietnam, 27 May 2020 -- After a ‘historic spring vacation’, the aspirants and junior-aspirants of Don Bosco Xuan Hiep Vocation Centre resumed activities on Sundays as usual with zeal, passion...
    Date2020.05.27 CategoryVIE Reply1 Views78 file
    Read More
  10. 5388(I)_Salesian Cooperators of Mary Help of Christians Centre in Dalat Celebrate their Patron

    ALA_5388 By Rocco Huu Phuoc, ASC Dalat, Vietnam, 27 May 2020 -- On Thursday afternoon of 21 May, the Salesian Cooperators of Mary Help of Christians Centre in Dalat celebrated the feast of Mary Help of Christians, their patron. The celebr...
    Date2020.05.27 CategoryASC Reply0 Views62 file
    Read More
List
Board Pagination Prev 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 ... 347 Next
/ 347