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“Once in a while, the Lord takes delight in throwing a curve ball at us.” This is how newly-consecrated Bishop Vincent Nguyen began his final remarks in Toronto’s St. Michael’s Cathedral. It was an apt description of the 43-year-old’s rapid rise as Canada’s youngest bishop, but it also characterizes his family’s dramatic upheaval in Communist ...read more
Obtenir le lecteur Flash pour voir cette vidéo. Twenty-six years ago, Vincent Nguyen was a boy dreaming of freedom and a chance to become a priest when he and 19 relatives piled into a wooden fishing boat and prayed they would evade Vietnam’s coastal patrol and slip out to sea. So began The Globe and ...read more
Obtenir le lecteur Flash pour voir cette vidéo. This Tuesday and Wednesday, Salt + Light Television brings you Canada’s first-ever live webcasts of episcopal ordinations. (Correction: This is an English-language first in Canada–our friends at ECDQ.tv streamed the ordination of Quebec City Auxiliary Bishops Paul Lortie and Gérald Cyprien Lacroix in May.) We begin at ...read more