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Local Hmong Catholic appointed to USCCB subcommittee

Local Hmong Catholic appointed to USCCB subcommittee

| November 13, 2017 | 0 Comments

Yang said it’s his job “to be a liaison for the Hmong ministry, to communicate from a national perspective and pastoral ministry perspective to the Hmong Catholic community.”

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Hmong priest’s visit a Christmas gift for local community

Hmong priest’s visit a Christmas gift for local community

| January 10, 2017 | 0 Comments

For 15 days in December, Father Berm Chakrit, a Hmong Redemptorist priest from Thailand, offered Masses, heard confessions, celebrated a baptism and anointed the sick for members of the Twin Cities’ Catholic Hmong community. The seemingly routine actions were anything but; Hmong-American Catholics rarely have the opportunity to receive the sacraments from a priest who speaks their language.

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