Through Thick & Thin with Vivian Nguyen

Join host Vivian Nguyen for a 12-month journey to discover your truest identity and calling in the Lord! Created by and for young Vietnamese Catholics, “Through Thick & Thin” welcomes special guests to discuss the intersection of faith, life, and culture.





Episode 1

In the very first episode of “Through Thick & Thin,” Vivian welcomes our guest, Fr. Randy Hoang, to discuss how to have conversations with your parents when there is a wall in the relationship. Join us in exploring what it truly important in life, how different generations can understand one another, and strategies for when there is a breakdown in communication.

Please note that this episode discusses issues of mental health and suicide.


Episode 2

In this second episode, Sr. Maria Kieu Tran from the Sisters of St. Mary of Oregon shares where we find our identity and self-worth from. Vivian and Sr. Maria discuss the impact of social media, the role that gratitude plays in our lives, and how to see ourselves the way God sees us.


Episode 3

In this third episode, Vivian speaks with Anthony Nguyen, a seminarian for the Archdiocese of Portland. They discuss what it means to push past your fears and have the courage to embrace the call that God has for you.


Episode 4

In the month of December, Sr. Ngoc-Huyen Nguyen joins Vivian to talk about your spirit being the most attractive quality about you. They discusses how the Fruits of the Holy Spirit can help us in difficult moments, how to look in the right place for what brings true joy, and redefining the word “fun.”

Make sure to tune in on Friday, January 5, for our next episode!

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