Vietnamese Catholic community celebrates lunar new year with Tet Festival

Orange County celebration is the largest in the United States

The following comes from a January 28 Diocese of Orange press release: The Most Rev. Kevin W. Vann, Bishop of Orange and the Most Rev. Dominic M. Luong, Auxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Orange, will preside over a mass and celebration marking the lunar new year and the traditional Vietnamese Tet holiday at the Vietnamese Catholic Center (1538 N. Century Blvd., Santa Ana), … [Read more...]

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Only Vietnamese bishop in US retires

Diocese of Orange has largest Vietnamese population outside of Vietnam

The following comes from a January 26 Orange County Catholic article by Cathi Douglas: Bishop Dominic Dinh Mai Luong – the first and only Vietnamese-American Bishop in the U.S. and an outspoken advocate for Catholics in Vietnam – retired December 20 on his 75th birthday, after serving the Diocese of Orange for 12 years. “Our diocese has the largest Catholic Vietnamese … [Read more...]

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