Posts from June 2016

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Welcome Fr. Martin Nguyen

by Christine Young

Monday June 20th, we welcomed Father, Martin Nguyen to our parish family! Many of you may remember Fr. Martin as he served our Cathedral parish last summer while carrying out his diaconal ministry. Fr. Martin, an only child, is from Bien Hoa, Vietnam. After his father died while trying to flee the Communist regime, his […]


by Christine Young

Last week in the town of Huesca in Spain, a shepherd was moving his flock to greener pastures for the summer. At some point, he took a brief siesta that was prolonged to several hours. In any event, when he woke up the sheep had taken it upon themselves to wander into the center of […]

Not An App?

by Christine Young

The Holy Father, in a recent chat with young people in this jubilee year of mercy, told them that happiness in this life and the next is not just another app. It is a useful reminder for many of us who may have grown accustomed to pressing our finger on our smart phones or laptops […]


by Christine Young

Some of you may recall the release of the movie Happy Feet in 2006. I think I saw it five times, a couple short of the Passion of the Christ’s seven times. No one suspects that I am a closet member of PETA, but the Tres Amigos and the general happy tone of this movie […]