Bishop Vincent Nguyen: My Spiritual Journey

A Public Address by BISHOP VINCENT NGUYEN, Auxiliary Bishop, Archdiocese of Toronto

“My Spiritual Journey – from a Boat Refugee to a Catholic Bishop in Canada”

Bishop Nguyen was born in Vietnam in 1966. He left there in 1983,
arriving in Canada in 1984. He obtained his engineering degree but
then entered the seminary and was ordained a priest in 1998. After
further studies in Rome and several parish assignments, he was or-
dained as the first Asian-Canadian (and youngest) Catholic Bishop
in Canada in January 2010.

Address: 7:30 – 8:30 pm (including Q & A period)
Reception: 8:30 – 9:30 pm (light refreshments)

Everyone is welcome – Free admission

His talk is in English but questions can also be in Japanese.

This event is organized by The Renrakukai (an association of Toronto Japanese Christian Churches). he Host Community is one of Renrakukai’s eight church members, the Toronto Japanese Catholic Community ( who hold monthly Japanese mass at Scarboro Missions. For info, call 416-960-8827, email:



Scarboro Missions
2685 Kingston Rd (at Brimley Road)
Scarborough, ON
43° 43' 4.8108" N, 79° 14' 25.6416" W
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