Category : In Memoriam

Deacon Joseph Huynh Van Ngoc

On September 13, 2023, Reverend Mr. Joseph Huynh Van Ngoc of San Jose, California was called home by God at 92 years of age. Born on January 26, 1931, Joseph spent his early childhood with his parents in his birthplace of Hoai An, Binh Dinh, Viet Nam. From the time he was a young boy until early adu

In Memoriam: Maria de Jesus Cantú, mother of Bishop Oscar Cantú

It is with deep sadness that I inform you about the passing of Maria de Jesus Cantú (Durón), mother of Bishop Oscar Cantú, who entered eternal life on Monday, September 18, 2023 in Houston, TX. Maria de Jesus was born on January 11, 1934, in Villa Aldama, a small town on the outskirts of Monterrey,

Sister Karolina Hohmann, O.P.

Sister Karolina was born in Ulmbach, Germany on March 23, 1938.  She entered with the   Dominican Sisters of Oakford in Neustadt am Main in 1959.  She trained as a nurse and worked as a surgical nurse for ten years at the Mariankrankenhaus in Floersheim.  When the Oakford   Sisters responded to the

Rev. Paul-Cuong Phan’s Obituary

Fr. Paul-Cuong Phan died on December 7, 2022, at O’Connor Hospital in San Jose, where he was a chaplain since 2021.  He is survived by his mother and five siblings. His hospital ministry at O’Connor and Valley Medical Center was brief, but he was known as a chaplain with a compassionate heart and ch