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.
On Sunday, December 8, hundreds of people gathered for the Farewell Mass and Dinner for Bishop-Elect Msgr. Mark Hagemoen before he departs for Yellowknife ahead of next Sunday’s ordination as the new Bishop of the Diocese of Mackenzie-Fort Smith. I was blessed to be able to share a few words as part of the program. Here is a portion of my speech from the evening.
Tell me if any of these sound familiar to you:
“Pitter patter, let’s get atter!”
“You take care now.”
“Don’t quote me on that.”
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