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Newly professed missionary Hoang Minh Tran SVD

As a youth, Hoang Minh Tran moved to Ho Chi Minh City to go to school. He temporarily stopped going to Mass and found himself lost. Circumstances intervened when his devoutly Catholic parents moved the family to California to be near their parents. The English language challenged Hoang, but he prevailed and earned a bachelor's degree from the University of Dubuque in computer information technology. He said that joining the Society of the Divine Word has been a "transforming experience." » Continue Reading

Meet the newly professed missionaries of 2018

On Aug. 8, Christian Castro, John Cho, Martin Herrera and Hoang Minh Tran professed vows with the Society of the Divine Word. We invite you to learn more about them. We encourage you to get to know Christian Castro SVD, John Cho SVD, Martin Herrera SVD and Hoang Minh Tran SVD. » Continue Reading