May 16, 2018

Rev. Mr. Quy K. Pham to be Ordained to the Priesthood by Archbishop Chaput

The Ordination Mass will be streamed live at and broadcast via Facebook Live at

The Rev. Mr. Quy K. Pham, 59, son of Mr. Can D. Pham and Mrs. Hoi T. Vu, will be ordained to the Priesthood by Archbishop Charles J. Chaput, O.F.M. Cap.  

Saturday, May 19, 2018
10:00 a.m.
Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul
18th Street and Benjamin Franklin Parkway
Philadelphia, PA 19103

A native of Saigon (Vietnam), Rev. Mr. Pham has been serving as a transitional deacon at Saint Maria Goretti Parish in Hatfield, PA, for the past year. He attended Binh An Thuong Parish School (1970) in Saigon, Vietnam, Pope John XXIII Seminary (1975) in My Tho, Vietnam, and Luong Van Can High School (1977) in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam and Pope John XXIII Seminary (1977-1979). He earned his Bachelor of Science (1990), Master in Science in Instructional Technology (1992) and Master in Business Administration (1994) in Finance degrees from Philadelphia University, and Master of Divinity and Master of Theology (2018) degrees from Saint Charles Borromeo Seminary, Wynnewood.  

Father Pham will celebrate his First Solemn Mass of Thanksgiving on
Sunday, May 20, 2018
3:00 p.m.
Immaculate Heart of Mary
819 Cathedral Road
Philadelphia, PA 19128

The homilist will be Reverend Harry McCreedy. Concelebrants include Reverend Monsignor Paul Kennedy, Reverend Chung Nguyen, and Reverend Thanh Pham.

There are six men from the Archdiocese of Philadelphia in the Ordination Class of 2018.


Editor’s Note: The newly ordained priests will be assigned, at the conclusion of the Ordination Mass, to an Archdiocesan parish where they will serve as parochial vicars. A parochial vicar is a priest appointed by the Archbishop to assist the pastor of a parish.

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Jhoselyn Martinez
Communications Specialist
215-587-3747 (office)