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24-7 Rise Up CCO (Parody of Bruno Mars’ 24K Magic)

“I’m a youth minister, got no money in my pocket!”
 
Here’s the opening to my talk at CCO’s Rise Up Conference last December: it’s a parody of Bruno Mars’ “24K Magic”.
 
Thanks to Sheena June, Rebecca Bilodeau, Joseph San Jose, Matt Vetter, Jason McBurney, and Andrew Maledy for helping me out with this – some of their facial expressions are hilarious…especially Joe’s.
 
Audio and clean video footage courtesy of Catholic Christian Outreach from the December 2016 Rise Up Conference.  Faraway footage courtesy of my lovely wife haha.

Merry Christmas from the Imoo Family: Our Year in Pictures

2016 was a wonderful year for our family; it was a year full of blessings, opportunities, and growth.

As we look ahead to Christmas, enjoy this pictorial review of our year. Be patient as the slideshow loads – we were too cheap to buy the ad-free version haha.

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Archdiocese of Vancouver #WYDChallenge (JP II Pastoral Staff)

The staff of the Archdiocese of Vancouver at the John Paul II Pastoral Centre got together to celebrate the pilgrims traveling to Krakow for World Youth Day.

Thanks to our friends at Salt + Light for the challenge. In turn, we challenge all Canadian pilgrims (and especially diocesan offices) to put together their own #WYDChallenge video!

More importantly, we pray for all pilgrims traveling to Poland for World Youth Day.

Follow the pilgrims of the Archdiocese of Vancouver on Twitter at @vanWYD: http://www.twitter.com/vanWYD

Clay’s Corner Episode #4: We Will Win – Fr. Joseph Named New Bishop of Kamloops

Fr. Joseph Nguyen – the Vicar General of the Archdiocese of Vancouver – RCAV – has been named as the new Bishop of the Diocese of Kamloops.

In my new Clay’s Corner, I talk about Fr. Joseph’s wonderful qualities and amazing story, and I trace the genesis of his most famous proclamation. ‪

Single, Under 30, and Not a Priest: The Story of Nathan and Megan (#rumohrhasit2016)

Here’s the story of Nathan and Megan that I told at their wedding reception on April 9, 2016 at the Marine Drive Golf Club.

In 2011, a young intern for the BC Catholic, looking for some information about a priest, picked up the phone and called a Chancery employee.  The Chancery employee – for whatever reason – didn’t really give much of an answer and in the BC Catholic intern’s words, stone-walled him. And that, my friends, is how the wedding story of Megan and Nathan begins.

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