Jesuit Student Ministry
Catholic Students in Vietnam Respond COVID-19
Tam Duc - Magis Catholic Students Group visited the poor in Cai Tac parish
Tam Duc, a Jesuit-established student group, visited the poor living in areas of Cai Tac parish in Can Tho diocese, South Vietnam. The initiative was taken as a response to the call of the parish priest to support for those who are quarantined or in isolation.
Sch. Dominic Phan Van Quynh, SJ, accompanied the students to provide food and essentials of the parish for poor families and the elderly amid COVID-19. According to Quynh, the purpose of this program is to help the students to imitate Jesus Christ, who always loves and shows concern for the poor.
Vietnam’s fourth Covid-19 wave, which began late last April, is the country’s biggest yet
Ad Majorem Dei Gloriam
Students visited poor families
Vinh Catholic Students Association
Online Prayer for victims of COVID-19
Catholic students in Vinh diocese, North Vietnam, have launched a special online Benediction to pray for the world and their country in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Fr. Joseph Dinh, SJ and 2 regents: Nguyễn Đương and Tuấn Đặng accompanied the students during the liturgy. The celebration was live-streamed on Facebook as part of online prayer services held on weekend evenings from May 30 to June 26 by Catholic student associations in Hanoi, Vinh, Da Nang, and Thanh Hoa. Catholic students throughout Vietnam plan to attend online weekend prayers to pray for their country and the world during the coronavirus outbreak.