Priest Profile

JOSEPH TRUONG

PAROCHIAL VICAR, OUR LADY QUEEN OF ANGELS CHURCH, NEWPORT BEACH

10/29/2014

Age: 48

Years in the priesthood: 2

Hometown: Da Nang, Vietnam

Favorite hobby: Walking and weight lifting

Favorite author: Cardinal Phan Xi Co Nguyen Van Thuan

First job: Driving cycle taxis (Xich Lo) in Vietnam

Favorite scripture: John 21:15-17 – “Jesus said to Simon Peter, ‘Simon, son of John, do you love me more than these?’ He said to him, ‘Yes, Lord, you know that I love you. He said to him, ‘Feed my lambs.’”

He then said to him a second time, ‘Simon, son of John, do you love me?’ He said to him, ‘Yes, Lord, you know that I love you.’ He said to him, ‘Tend my sheep.’”

He said to him the third time, ‘Simon, son of John, do you love me?’ Peter was distressed that he had said to him a third time, ‘Do you love me?’ and he said to him, ‘Lord, you know everything; you know that I love you.’ Jesus said to him, ‘Feed my sheep.’”

 

 

 

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