Posted by: resparish | April 21, 2008

Deacon Tinh Dang Ordained to the Priesthood

Deacon Tinh Dang was ordained to the priesthood on Saturday, May 24th, at 9:30 am in St. Joseph’s Cathedral, San Jose. He celebrated a Mass of Thanksgiving here at Resurrection Parish on Sunday, May 25th at 10:00 am. That Mass was followed by a pot-luck reception in Farana Center.

Tinh had served our parish as a “Pastoral Year Seminarian” since last September and was ordained to the diaconate on November 3rd.

During his time as a deacon here at Resurrection, Tinh coordinated our ministry to the sick, was active in preparing for and celebrating Baptisms, frequently gave the homilies at our parish Masses, and participated in our parish ministries in a variety of other ways.

Although most of his family is here in the United States, Fr. Tinh left a few days after his ordination for a visit to other family members in Vietnam. Upon his return, Fr. Tinh will take up his new duties as the parochial vicar of St. Justin’s Parish in Santa Clara.

Tinh has served our parish well as a deacon and we were delighted to see him ordained to the priesthood. While we are sorry to see him leaving Resurrection Parish, we wish him well in his new ministry as a priest at St. Justin’s and in many years as a priest of the Diocese of San Jose.