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FORMATION:

  • Extra Patriam Vice-Province of the Congregation of the Most Holy Redeemer (C.Ss.R.) from 2002 to 2007.
    • Saint John Neumann Monastery in Dallas, Texas and Saint Gerard Majella Monastery in Baldwin Park, California.
  • Catholic Diocese of Fort Worth from 2007 to 2013.
    • Holy Trinity Seminary in Irving and Saint Mary’s Seminary in Houston, Texas.

+ Ordained to the Diaconate: May 22, 2012 (Memorial of Saint Rita) at Vietnamese Martyrs Catholic Church in Arlington, Texas, by the Most Reverend Kevin W. Vann, J.C.D., D.D.

+ Ordained to the Presbyterate: June 29, 2013 (Solemnity of Saints Peter and Paul) at Vietnamese Martyrs Catholic Church in Arlington, Texas, by the Most Reverend Gustavo García Siller, M. Sp.S., D.D.

MINISTERIAL:

  • Chaplain’s Assistant for the Vietnamese Eucharistic Youth Movement, catechetical and youth formation at Our Mother of Perpetual Help Catholic Church in Garland, Texas and Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church in Fort Worth, Texas (2002-2013).
  • Summer internship assignments at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Muenster, Texas (2007) and Saint Francis of Assisi Catholic Church in Grapevine, Texas (2008).
  • Pastoral and liturgical assistance at Saint Francis of Assisi Catholic Church in Grapevine, Texas (2009-2013).
  • Various ministries in Houston, Texas: Saint Vincent de Paul Society; catechetical formation at Saint Thomas More Catholic Church and Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church; guidance counselor at the Isaiah House Project (2008-2013).
  • Clinical Pastoral Education and hospital chaplaincy at Texas Health Resources Harris Methodist Hospital in Fort Worth, Texas (2010-2011).
  • Pastoral internship year at Saint Vincent de Paul Catholic Church in Arlington, Texas (2010-2011).
  • Procurator-Advocate and Pastoral Counselor for the Diocesan Marriage Tribunal of the Diocese of Fort Worth (2012-2017).
  • Transitional Deacon at Saint Francis de Sales Catholic Church in Houston, Texas (2012-2013).
  • Parochial Vicar at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Denton, Texas (2013-2015).
  • Spiritual Director of individual directees (2013-present) and the diocesan permanent diaconate formation program (2017-present).
  • Parochial Administrator at Saint Jude Thaddeus Catholic Church in Burkburnett, Christ the King Catholic Church in Iowa Park, and Saint Paul Catholic Church in Electra, Texas (2015-present).
    • Pastoral and sacramental cares at the James V. Allred Unit in Iowa Park, Midwestern State University’s Catholic Campus Center and Notre Dame Catholic School in Wichita Falls, Texas.
  • Board of Directors for Grace Ministries of Burkburnett (2015-2019).
  • Member of the Burkburnett Ministerial Alliance (2015-present).
  • Chaplain for the Burkburnett Police Department (2015-present).
  • Auxiliary Priest for the United States Air Force and Archdiocese for the United States Military Services at Sheppard Air Force Base (2015-present).

ACADEMIC:

  • Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) in Philosophy and Letters from the University of Dallas, Irving, Texas (2008).
  • Graduate Certificate in Spiritual Formation (G.C.S.F.) from Creighton University and the Institute for Priestly Formation, Omaha, Nebraska (2010).
  • Master of Divinity (M.Div.) from the University of Saint Thomas, Houston, Texas (2013).
  • Master of Arts (M.A.) in Theological Studies from the University of Saint Thomas, Houston, Texas (2013).
  • Bachelor of Sacred Theology (S.T.B.) from Saint Mary’s Seminary and University, Baltimore, Maryland (2013).

 

About Fr. Khoi

— “Why I am a Priest”

— Prayer Request