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Notre Dame Cathedral Renovations

Last week, I saw a group of workers putting this up around the Notre Dame Cathedral. Today, I saw that they’re done with the Cong Xa Paris side. Definitely an eyesore. And it wasn’t until I talked to chi looking after … Continue reading

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Book Street

Every year, during Tet season, a street is turned into a book street. Before, it was Mac Thi Buoi but for a couple of years now, it’s Nguyen Van Binh. This time, it took a month’s work to transform the … Continue reading

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Christmas Season Mass Schedule

Today we celebrate the Immaculate Conception of Mary. And in 17 days, we’d be celebrating Christmas. If you’re Catholic and looking for mass schedules during this season, here it is! December 16-24 Christmas Novena Masses/Misa de Gallo 6 am at the … Continue reading

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Mug Collection from Minh Long

Remember my last post on Minh Long? A recent trip to the shop again caused me to buy these three mugs (55kVND each). My friend was right when she said last time that I should go buy before stocks are … Continue reading

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Minh Long

Don’t you just love these mugs from Minh Long? A quick shopping with friends brought me to Minh Long in Crescent Mall. I wasn’t looking out to buy anything so I was just checking the crockery. Minh Long has real beautiful … Continue reading

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Baptism in Saigon?

Yup!  It can be done! 🙂 Since we finally have our official Birth Certificate, we were able to schedule our son’s baptism.  Besides that, the only other requirement from us parents is the Marriage Certificate. So how did we do it? … Continue reading

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Pew and Far Between

Another favorite structure in Saigon is the Notre Dame Cathedral. Sure, it’s a famous tourist attraction…and even non-Catholics use this Cathedral as backdrop for their wedding photos.  But for Catholics, it’s a refuge. With it’s high ceilings, stained glass windows, … Continue reading

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