Fr. Simon Hoang, SVD

Fr. Simon Hoang, SVD

Instructor of Theology
Spiritual Life Coordinator

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I was born in Hue, Vietnam, finished High School 1982, joined the underground seminary of Hue Diocese 1983-1991, left VN and took refuge in Hong Kong in 1991, arrived in Beaumont Tx in 1993, entered DWC 1994, graduated from DWC 1999, joined the Divine Word Novitiate 1999-2000. After temporary vows, studied at Catholic Theological Union in Chicago 2001-2006, went to CTP in Germany 2002-2003, took perpetual vows 2006 and ordained as Divine Word Missionary priest in 2007. Pastoral work in the Catholic Diocese of Memphis from 2007-2022. 


Certification in Spiritual Direction, Creighton University (in progress) 

M.A. Catholic Theological Union, (Christian Spirituality) 

M.Div. Catholic Theological Union, (Theology) 

B.A. Divine Word College, (Philosophy) 

Intercultural Experience

Pastoral experiences with a multicultural parish (Vietnamese-English-Spanish) (2007-2022)

Certification of Cultural and language in Bolivia (Language and culture program)     

Certification of Cultural and German language in Germany (CTP)          

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