YEARS MARRIED: 42
YEARS IN THE DIACONATE: 18
HOW THEY MET: “We met each other when I was ministering to the Hmong Catholic in Ban Parkhe in Lao.”
WHAT DREW HIM TO THE DIACONATE: I am a Catechist refugee from Lao; the Hmong Catholic community wants me to continue their Catholic teaching.
HIS ROLE IN THE CHURCH: “To minister to the Hmong community and participate in all adult celebration events at St. Pius Church”
FAVORITE SCRIPTURE: 1 Peter 4: 8-11
“Above all, let your love for one another be intense, because love covers a multitude of sins.
“Be hospitable to one another without complaining.
As each one has received a gift, use it to serve one another as good stewards of God’s varied grace.
“Whoever preaches, let it be with the words of God; whoever serves, let it be with the strength that God supplies, so that in all things God may be glorified through Jesus Christ, to whom belong glory and dominion forever and ever. Amen.”