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OBV jus received a child through the introduction of Archdiocese Caritas Saigon.
When we talked with her mom, we got to know that her family situation was so tragical that the mom had intended to apostatize as the Cross God gave her was too heavy. She prayed to Mother Mary, if Mother Mary hadn't helped, she would apostatize and send her daughter to a house in a pagoda. Luckily, as Mr Huynh Truong, her catechist, knowing her situation, came to Caritas office to ask for help.

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I have tried to write this article about K many times and have deleted many times because I do not have the courage to write about her because her memories contain too much pain. 

During the 2012 mission trip that Fr. Martino organized, there was a presentation at St. Paul church; the staffs there informed us of K‘s situation. K’s situation was one of the situations that required our immediate attention. Two of our directors along with Dr. Sy Pham went to K’s house and it was quite a journey. 

Published in OBV Children
Sunday, 18 March 2012 19:55

And just like that, she came Home

“House of Love- OBV” will light up their dreams and make them become a reality

The first story: “I’m in pain, lots of pain, I can’t sit!”


We know and find her through information from a newspaper:


“Taking her 6 year old daughter to six different hospitals in the city, visits to the many police departments, pleading to have her daughter examine because she was raped. But the sad mother only received rejection while her daughter is in excruciating pain…

Published in OBV Children
Monday, 24 October 2011 22:52

Short song - Blending in

Rescue and take the child to OBV House



We have been anxiously waiting for the arrival of a new member to our house. We have two new members joining us this week, one child who’s 10 from Province C. and another girl who’s almost 13 years old from Province B.. Different plants bloom different flowers just as every family has its own situation, none are the same. But the similarities are they are our focus and all of their situations are heartbreaking.

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Thursday, 06 October 2011 00:00

Series of unfortunate events

The crime scene


With information provided to us by a colleague, after two visits to the apartment, I was able to meet her, a mother with three children. She told me the story of her life for 40 years, I couldn’t help but feel sad for her fate and her children.

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