Fr. Luan Nguyen's Homily

Fr. Luan Nguyen's Homily

Homily for the Epiphany Sunday, Year A: 2020

Posted by Ramón Camacho on 1/08/20

I remember an occasion happened to me on my first trip to Vietnam. My sisters and I went to our ancestor land in the North. You should know that in 50 years, my mom’s village has not had a pastor. So, people in the parish are hunger for priest. ... Read More »

Homily of Holy Family Sunday, Year A: 2019

Posted by Ramón Camacho on 12/30/19

            The story of Holy Family fleeing to Egypt makes me reflect on my own family experiences. 27 years ago, my family was called to an interview with American Embassy in Saigon in order to go to the United States. I remember, two weeks before the interview, my dad told ... Read More »

Homily for the Fourth Sunday of Advent, Year A: 2019

Posted by Ramón Camacho on 12/23/19

When foreign kings rallied together to attack Israel, King Ahaz lose his heart. He lost trust in the Lord God. Through the prophet Isaiah, God told him to pray for a sign, but he refused to pray: “I will not ask! I will not tempt the Lord.” We can ... Read More »

Homily of the Third Sunday of Advent, Year A: 2019

Posted by Ramón Camacho on 12/16/19

It’s difficult to have faith without doubt. While we prayed hard and worked hard to keep our faith alive, we sometimes ask ourselves some questions like Will the Lord be with us in our trouble? Are our commitments to the Church and the poor worth anything? These questions will ... Read More »

Homily for the Second Sunday of Advent, Year A: 2019

Posted by Ramón Camacho on 12/16/19

There is a parable of sugar-canes: a man who owned a big parcel of land. He did not know how to take care of his land, so the weeds grew up everywhere when the rain came down. He could not harvest anything good because of the weeds. He hired ... Read More »

Homily of the First Sunday of Advent, Year A: 2020

Posted by Ramón Camacho on 12/16/19

Jesus in this gospel showed us what human beings normally do. Humans always looking for relationships. In Noah’s time, people did not pay attention to God’s warning through Noah. People went after human relationships and selfish pleasures. They just enjoyed drinking, eating, and marrying, etc. They forgot God, their ... Read More »

Homily for Christ the King, Year C: 2019

Posted by Ramón Camacho on 12/16/19

There is a priest after he finished his Sunday Mass, he stood at the church’s door to greet people. Suddenly he stopped a young man who tried to walk out quietly. “Young man, you should join Christ’s army!” the priest said.

The young man turned and said: “I am, father.”

“Why I don’t see you here every Sunday?” the priest ... Read More »

Homily of the Thirty-Third Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year C: 2019

Posted by Ramón Camacho on 12/16/19

Before the September 11th attack, a Catholic priest visited the twin tower in New York. He was stopped by a security guard in the lobby and did not let him in because of security reasons. The priest was not happy about that, so he asked the security guard: Do ... Read More »

Homily for the Thirty Second Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year C: 2019

Posted by Ramón Camacho on 12/16/19

From Israel history, we have learned many heroic faith of the Jews, especially the story of the seven brothers of Maccabeus and their mother who accepted tortures and death in order to show their faithfulness to God’s laws and Moses’ laws. Their stories are our inspiration to live our ... Read More »

Homily of the Thirtieth Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year C: 2019

Posted by Ramón Camacho on 10/31/19

One day, Satan complained to God: “you are not fair! Human sinned many times, but you forgave them again and again even though they committed the same sin many times. And we only sinned one, then you punished us to eternal death. God said: they sinned many times, but ... Read More »

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