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FATHER JOSEPH LUAN NGUYEN

FATHER JOSEPH LUAN NGUYEN

PASTOR

Years in the priesthood : since 1990
Favorite book: “The Road of Hope,” Cardinal Thuan Nguyen
Favorite travel destinations: The Holy Land, Rome, Vietnam
Favorite pastimes:   Reading, jogging, going out to movies
Favorite scripture: John 10:14 – “I am the good shepherd, and I know mine and mine know me.”
“My role is to be a shepherd and to reach out and to help God’s people understand how to love the Lord more intimately, to serve others, and to empower them to do ministry in the Church.”
Father Joseph Luan Nguyen
Profile in OC Catholic 

Born
Seminary/Degree
Ordained
1990 - 1994
1994 - 1998
1998 - 2002
2002 - 2007
2007 - 2009
2009 - 2011
2011 - Current
Father Joseph Thai

Father Joseph Thai

Pastor

Father Joseph Thai was ordained for the Archdiocese of Chicago on May 20, 1995. After serving 10 years there, he moved to the Diocese of Orange. From 2005-2006, he was a Parochial Vicar at St. Angela Merici in Brea; from 2006-2010, he was assigned to St. Columban in Garden Grove; from 2010-2015, he served as Director at the Vietnamese Center, and from 2015-2019 he was a Parochial Vicar at St. Barbara Church. On July 1, 2019. Bishop Vann assigns Father Joseph Thai Nguyen as Parochial Vicar at Our Lady of La Vang Church.

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