Appeal for Emergency aid to Victims of Doksuri Storm

Appeal for Emergency aid to Victims of Doksuri Storm

Appeal for Emergency aid to Victims of Doksuri Storm

The Mid-Autumn Festival for Poor Children

The Mid-Autumn Festival for Poor Children

The Mid-Autumn Festival, or the Moon Festival is a special event for Vietnamese children. It is held on the 15th day of the eighth month in the Vietnamese lunar calendar. […]

Signing of the Affiliation Agreement of St. Joseph Jesuit Scholasticate of the Vietnam Province with Loyola School of Theology

Signing of the Affiliation Agreement of St. Joseph Jesuit Scholasticate of the Vietnam Province with Loyola School of Theology

    September 21, 2017 – Manila, Philippines – Loyola School of Theology (LST) today held a ceremony to announce the agreement to be observed for the affiliation of Saint Joseph […]

Five new Jesuit priests in Vietnam

Five new Jesuit priests in Vietnam

The Vietnam Jesuit Province has five new priests. Fr Peter Tran Vinh Danh SJ, Fr Thomas Aquinas Nguyen Khanh Duy SJ, Fr Joseph Nguyen Hai Dang SJ, Fr Augustine Nguyen […]

Jesuit Vietnamese Province: Holding the Province meeting and the Feast Mass of St. Ignatius

Jesuit Vietnamese Province: Holding the Province meeting and the Feast Mass of St. Ignatius

Although the General Congregation 36 (GC 36) of the Society of Jesus had closed in November 12, 2016, the supreme government with its decrees has kept affecting on Jesuit life […]

16 Vietnamese novices take the first vows to be Jesuits

16 Vietnamese novices take the first vows to be Jesuits

In May 31, 2017, all Vietnamese Jesuits warmly welcomed 16 new Jesuits who had just taken the first vows in Ho Chi Minh city to enter the Society of Jesus. […]

Deaconate Ordination for Four Vietnamese Jesuits in Saigon

Deaconate Ordination for Four Vietnamese Jesuits in Saigon

    “Every Mass is a chance for us to give thanks to God, and today we must be more thankful because of the holy order of deaconate that four Jesuits […]

A brief look  at student summer retreat in Vietnam

A brief look at student summer retreat in Vietnam

Unlike other provinces of the society of Jesus, both in the assistancy and in the world, Vietnam province has no high schools, universities or colleges. Vietnamese Jesuits have thus chosen […]

New provincial for Jesuits in Vietnam

New provincial for Jesuits in Vietnam

The new provincial of the Vietnam Jesuit Province was formally installed on December 8.  Fr Vincent Pham Van Mam (Fr Mam) SJ succeeded Fr Joseph Pham Thanh Liem (Fr Liem) […]

An Overview of the Jesuit Province of Vietnam

An Overview of the Jesuit Province of Vietnam

History The Jesuits first came to Vietnam in 1615 to minister to Japanese Catholic refugees in Faifo (near modern-day Da-Nang).  The first Jesuits, especially Alexander de Rhodes, S.J. (1593-1660), were […]