• Vietnamese Catholic Community

Vietnamese Catholic Community

Our diocesan Vietnamese Catholics are served by the first National Parish in the U.S., Holy Martyrs of Vietnam, founded in 1979. The Vietnamese Our Lady of LaVang Community serves families west of Arlington. Annually, both communities gather and celebrate the Vietnamese New Year, known as Têt, with large Masses and festivals.

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Lightworks

Lightworks is 14 weeks of praying and sharing Lectio Divina Ignatian Prayer with imagination.

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2019 TET

2019 Tet Celebration

View the flyer (in Vietnamese) for more information!

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2019 TET

Vietnamese New Year Flyer in English

Want to attend TET at the Dulles Expo Center, but can't read Vietnamese? Look no further!

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Vietnamese Food

Remembering Clarendon's Little Saigon

"Before it became a stop on the Orange Line and the center of Arlington's vibrant nightlife, Clarendon was known as Little Saigon. In the years following the Vietnam War, thousands of Vietnamese refugees settled in the Washington metropolitan area."

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Prayer for Vietnamese Vocations

Heavenly Father, Lord of the harvest, call forth vocations to the priesthood and consecrated life from our diocese and our families. Inspire men to imitate Christ the Eternal High Priest in sacrificial service to Your Church. Move the hearts of men and women to offer themselves wholly to You in poverty, chastity and obedience. Send them as laborers for Your harvest. Inspire the faithful to support them with prayer and sacrifice. Raise up holy families who foster openness to Your call. We ask this through Christ, Our Lord. Amen.

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Multicultural Mass Information

Discover when and where to attend a Mass in a different language or with a specific culture. The Catholic Diocese of Arlington offers multiple, regular Masses for the following communities: Brazilian, Cameroon, Deaf Ministry, Eritrean (Ge'ez Rite), Filipino, Irish (Gaelic), Ghanaian, Indian Syro-Malabar Rite, Indian (Tamil), Korean, Sierra Leone and Vietnamese.

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