New St. John’s University Trustee, Fr.Michael M. Nguyen, C.M. Stresses Faith and Devotion

After the Communist takeover, millions of Vietnamese fled the country by sea, becoming known as “Boat People.” Fr. Nguyen was one of those people. His family bought passage for him, his brother, three cousins, and three uncles on a boat bound for Thailand. However, only Fr. Nguyen and his three cousins made the voyage.

“I put my faith in God, and trusted He would deliver me.”

Read more about Fr. Nguyen, C.M. faith-filled journey at

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