Fr. Luan Nguyen's Homily

Fr. Luan Nguyen's Homily

Homily of the Easter Sunday, Year C: 2019

Posted by Ramón Camacho on 4/24/19

Gospel of Saint John tells us a marvelous event of our faith. Magdalene came to the tomb very early in the morning and saw the stone had been already rolled to the side. With disbelief, she went to report to Peter and John. Then three of them ran into ... Read More »

Homily of the Palm Sunday, Year C: 2019

Posted by Ramón Camacho on 4/24/19

When I read the gospel of Palm Sunday, I remember what the preacher said in the book of ecclesiastic1:2: “Vanity of vanities, said the Preacher, vanity of vanities; all is vanity.” Jesus knew it. When he rode on a colt into Jerusalem, people, in all ages, came out to ... Read More »

Homily of the Fifth Sunday of Lent, Year C: 2019

Posted by Ramón Camacho on 4/24/19

There was a wise man who stopped by a small town and stayed there for a month. The town was having a problem that people hate each other. They accused each other every day. A spirit of hatreds and anger shadowed over the town, and no one were happy. ... Read More »

Homily of the Fourth Sunday of Lent, Year C: 2019

Posted by Ramón Camacho on 4/24/19

The parable of prodigal son was one of the most popular parables Jesus had told in the gospel. It struck my heart because each of us may see us in the picture. Many of us may see ourselves in the younger son who at least once abandons God’s will. ... Read More »

Homily for the Third Sunday of Lent, Year C: 2019

Posted by Ramón Camacho on 4/24/19

Little Zachary was doing very badly in math. His parents had tried everything...tutors, mentors, flash cards, special learning centers. Everything they could think of to help his math. Finally, in a last effort, they took Zachary down and enrolled him in the local Catholic school. After the first day, ... Read More »

Homily of the Second Sunday of Lent, Year C: 2019

Posted by Ramón Camacho on 3/20/19

It is difficult if we have to leave our ancestor’s land to go to a new land that we do not know about. All immigrants have the same experience as Abraham’s. God called Abraham, when he was eighty years old, to go to a foreign land that God reserved ... Read More »

Homily of the First Sunday of Lent, Year C: 2019

Posted by Ramón Camacho on 3/13/19

Who will get the “last piece”? Do you ask each other? Most of the time, when I have dinner with my family or with my friends, we always struggled with the last piece of pizza or meat. When it comes down to the last piece, we ask, “Who will ... Read More »

Homily of Ash Wednesday, Year C: 2019

Posted by Ramón Camacho on 3/06/19

Tonight, you may ask what the ashes mean. We may understand it in two different ways. First, receiving ashes on our head is a sign of repentance. In the old testaments, when people would repent from their sinful ways, they sat on ashes and they put ashes over their ... Read More »

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

Posted by Ramón Camacho on 3/06/19

There was a new pastor, in a local Catholic Church, who was finding the post office in town. He caught a little boy on the street and asked him, “Where is the post office in town?” The boy gave the priest directions and then was about to leave. The ... Read More »

Homily of Seventh Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year C: 2019

Posted by Ramón Camacho on 2/27/19

There is a Vietnamese priest who was in prison for a while by the communist government. One day, an official challenged the priest and said, “We will put you in prison, and we make you suffer. So, do you hate us?” The priest replied, “No, I don’t hate you ... Read More »

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