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MARYLAND Vao luc 11 gi sang Th Bay, 4 thang 11, di tri cuoi thu mang mau xanh xanh xam trong gio lanh lanh song khong co ma, khoang 2 nghn ngi va Viet va My va va giao va lng, a long trong tham gia hoac chng kien viec khanh thanh Thanh ng c Me VN so 11814 New Hampshire Ave., Silver Spring, MD 20904, Ph. 301-622-4895, Fax 301-625-9384, thanh ng oc ao trong vung Hoa Thnh on va co le tren ca nc My v hnh dang trong nh mot ngoi chua Phat. e chao mng quan khach, mot bieu ng to, dai va my thuat ep vi hang ch "Han Hoan Chao Mng Ngay Thanh Hien en Thanh Me VN" c giang tren hang rao trc cong nha th. Ben trong khuon vien, ngi ta thay la liet nhng c ngu hanh nam sac to ln xinh ep. Chiec th treo tren day, chiec th bay tren cot dng ng. Gia nhng hang c ay la 1 chiec leu trang khong lo ben trong co nhng hang ghe xep ngay ngan cho khoang 500 ngi ngoi , va mot man anh rong ln . Th ra o la cho phu e xem Le truyen ra t trong nha th bang TV. Nhn len chnh dien cua ngoi thanh ng, chung toi khong the khong tram tro khen ngi du chu quan hay khach quan. La v ca mot ky cong kien truc that gi cam ve hnh dang vi ng net va mau sac that ong phng a hnh thanh tren at Hp Chung Quoc. Trc them nha th, mot chiec kieu xinh san sn son thiep vang vi tng c Me trong voc dang VN bong Chua Hai Nhi cung trong hnh thu VN ang c sap san cho nghi thc rc kieu. e khieng kieu, 6 ong mac ao thung xanh dng vi quan ta trang, them bang vai nt lng mau o, va khan xanh cht tren au ang trong the san sang. Phu dien vi cac ong ay la mot so nhng "cong chua" cua lp tuoi "gia xuan" en "vao xuan" va "th ngay." "Ch" cong chua th ao dai vang hay o, quan trang, khan o. "Co" cong chua th ao dai thanh thien, hong am, quan trang, khan vang. Con "tieu nhi" cong chua th ao gam hong am, quan trang, khan vang.

Tat ca tao thanh mot canh tng that vui mat va cung ang chuan b tien bc. The roi cac chu giup Le Viet, 3 hiep s Kha Luan Bo My, ca chuc nam n tu s Viet, may mi linh muc Viet hay My , mot c ong Viet (.O. Dung, ng kim b th toa Kham Mang La Ma D.C.), mot giam muc Viet, (.C. Nguyen Van Tram t La Ma qua), mot giam muc My, va mot hong y My t trong nha th tien ra gia nhng hoi chuong, hoi chieng va hoi trong "nghe" rat truyen thong Viet Nam. Va nghi thc rc kieu bat au! Dan ng la ngi cam Thanh Gia cao vi hai ngi cam nen cung cao, roi cac "cong chua" cam hoa, kieu c Me, cac hang giao pham, va giao dan.

Tat ca va nhp nhang bc i va hat vang chuc tung Chua va c Me. Canh tng that het sc cam ong. Sau mot vong nha th, tat ca moi ngi vao trong nha th e trc tiep d Le, hay vao trong leu trang e xem Le bang truyen hnh. Trong so nhng ngi tien vao leu e xem Le, chung toi nhan thay co thien tai am nhac Pham Duy t Cali sang co le e chu yeu tham d trnh dien van nghe co ban ve sau Le khanh thanh nha th. Roi nhn quanh nhng ngi ang tien vao nha th pha ben trong, hay a ngoi trong o ma khong tham gia cuoc rc kieu, chung toi thay co mot vai ai c hay thng toa Phat Giao VN, va mot so cac nha van hoa Viet noi tieng vung thu o theo Phat Giao hay ton giao khac nh K.S. Nguyen Van Thang (ngi phat minh tro chi van hoa oc ao Kia No), Nguyen Ngoc Bch, (hnh nh i chung vi bao huynh Nguyen Ngoc Phach sang chi t Uc), ao Th Hoi, Pham Boi Hoan va Vu Thuy Hoang, va s hien dien ay u cua qu v chu nhiem, chu but bao ch, tuyen thanh va truyen hnh vung thu o Hoa Thnh on v.v.. Ngoai ra cung co mot so ngi ngoai quoc, song chung toi khong co dp hoi xem ho la ai. Trong Thanh Le do giam muc phu ta cua Tong Giao Phan Hoa Thnh on on chu te trong khi c hong y cua giao phan ch ngoi tham d v gia yeu cam kch nhat la phan trnh dien thanh ca cua mot ai ca oan gom khoang 30 nam ca s ong phuc veston en ca-ra-vat o, 30 n ca s mac ao gam thanh thien quan trang , va 10 nhac cong. Tat ca eu dien xuat qua tai vi nhng bai thanh ca hat that hay di thuat ieu khien loi lac cua mot ai nhac s Cong Giao, L.M. (Phe-ro Nguyen) Kim-Long tuoi c that tuan, von ang du lch My Quoc va the gii t Sai-gon. Rieng trong so cac am thanh phu hoa cho ca oan hp xng, chung toi thay co tieng an tranh tuyet dieu song khong trong thay c ngi nhac s cua cay an ay ni goc nha th ngang cung thanh (tc khoang trong sat ban th) danh cho ca oan. en khi tan cuoc, chung toi len tan cho do hoi va c hay: o la thanh n Nguyen Khanh Linh that kha ai. Phan cam ong ke tiep la bai giang thuyet "hu hang" cua L.M Nguyen Khac Hy, mot nha hung bien goc mien Nam, t Cali sang. LM. Hy, ho Nguyen ch khong phai L.M. Pham Khac Hy ngi Bac Maryland a hung hon lu loat khai trien ve c Tin va Van Hoa qua bieu tng kien truc rat la ong phng cung triet ly cua Thanh ng Me VN. Man ngoan muc ang khen khac la cung cach dang le vat len ban th. Le nghi nay c thc hien bi ti 9 ngi: 1 giao s dan au, 2 chu giup Le theo sau, 1 nam 1 n bng ca mot mam trai cay ngu qua kech su, va 2 nam 2 n bng gio tien quyen c t nhng ngi d Le trong nha th hay trong leu. Trc khi hoan tat Thanh Le, L.M. Phe-ro Nguyen Thanh Long, chac tuoi 70, quan nhiem Giao X Me Viet Nam t khoang hai chuc nam qua, bo ra ca gan na gi e cam n cac an nhan cua giao x trong cuoc "trng ky" xay cat nha th Me Viet Nam cho en ngay hom ay, cho ung tinh than e cao Nhan Ngha Le Tr Tn cua ong Phng ma Cha co y ac biet gi gam en cac thanh thieu nien nam n trong Giao X. Nhng ngi ma cha nh n trc tien, o la 5 thanh nien... Phat T ma cha a gap Chicago cach ay 5 nam. Ho a chung gop 50 o moi thang va moi thang moi gi cho cha e xay nha th trrong suot 5 nam va qua. Qua la mot chuyen kho tin ma co that v chung toi cha bao gi nghe noi ngc lai chang han: co mot so ngi Cong Giao VN nao o a cung tien cho viec xay cat chua chien Phat Giao hay en th Hoi Giao. Ch hi tiec, LM. Long khong tiet lo them nh nhan duyen nao 5 ngi ben "Lng" ke tren a tang tien cho ngi "Giao" xay nha th. Khi ve nha viet bai nay, chung toi lien to mo gi fax cho LM. Long e hoi tham them ve chuyen ly ky ay. Nhng en gi bao len khuon van khong thay tra li trong khi ngi trong van phong cha, khi chung toi ien thoai en nhac nh, lai bao cha a i vang xa! The nen tam anh chao thua khong the thoa man them na nhng ai co cung mot th oc to mo nh chung toi.

Ke en, mot vai tn hu Cong Giao Viet khac a c Lm. Long ke cong roi tra n bang nhng Bang Vang co in li ban phep lanh cua ng kim Giao Hoang Gioan-Phao Lo e Nh. An nhan chot ma Lm. Long muon van cam ta, o la Hong Y Giao Chu Hickey cua Tong Giao Phan Hoa Thnh on bao gom Washington, D.C. va Maryland. V ngay khanh thanh nha th cung la ngay sinh nhat th 80 cua v hong y goc Au Chau nay, nen Lm. Long a mi moi ngi cung ng len hat bai Happy Birthday tang v hong y. Xong Le, moi ngi c mi xuong gam nha th hay vao mot leu ln khac ben hong nha th e an tiec mng nha th. Tiec la tiec man va an tren ban tron co ngi tiep an tai cho kieu nha hang. Lai co them mot banh sinh nhat khong lo cho Hong Y Giao Chu Hickey. Khong kh that tng bng nao nhiet. en 3 gi, tiec cham dt e moi ngi i xem van nghe nha nghe do Giao X Me Viet Nam to chc tai mot trng trung hoc cung khu thanh pho e co them tien hoan tat han ngoi thanh ng qua ang tieu bieu cho Van Hoa va c Tin Viet Nam tren Hp Chung Quoc, cung nh ang ung ho rong rai ve tien bac. Ai hang tam va chia xe cong trnh cua Lm. Thanh Long song cha co dp tang chut tien nao nay nen mau chong lam nh the bang cach lien lac vi v linh muc kha knh noi nang truyen cam ay a ch ni m au cua bai phong s nay.

NHNG IEU ANG BIET THEM BEN LE

* Trng ban to chc Le Khanh Thanh Thanh ng Me VN la Linh Muc J.P. Minh Vu, mot tuyen uy Cong Giao trong Khong Lc Hoa Ky tai Andrew Airforce Airbase. T VN sang My vao nam 1975, LM. Minh Vu a i tu va c thu phong linh muc tai Hoa Ky. Trong nhieu muc khac nhau cua viec to chc, LM. Minh Vu a ch than dch thuat hay bien soan hai an pham thu v, trang nha va sang trong e tang moi ngi en d Le. Mot cuon song ng Anh Viet ta e The Church of Our Lady of Vietnam: Its Architect & Meanings in Vietnamese Culture (Nha Th c Me Viet Nam: Loi Kien Truc & Y Ngha Theo Van Hoa Viet)" Cuon kia co ta: "Jubilee Mass of Our Lady of Vietnam Parish (Le Nam Thanh Toan Xa Giao X Me VN)"

Trong khi d tiec di gam nha th vi t cach va thay mat cho chu nhiem chu but ai Chung co th mi cua cac gii lien he, va la mot cam tnh vien co ky so vang, chung toi a co dp chuyen van mot luc vi v linh muc goc mien Bac nay ma tuoi chac ngu hay t tuan. Cam kch vi ve ci m, bnh d va that tha cua LM. Minh Vu, chung toi tng au a biet them c mot linh muc VN tre trung tai ba tren at My. Nhng theo ong chu nhiem chu but Hoai Thanh, luc bai bao nay c ien chuyen en ong, khi chung toi cha co mat tai a iem hanh le khanh thanh nha th c Me VN, LM. Minh Vu, vi t cach trng ban to chc buoi ai le, a hn mot lan dung li Viet khiem nha vi nhng nha bao, nhiep anh gia, truyen thanh va truyen hnh Viet, My. LM. Minh Vu tuyen bo: "bat c nha bao, nhiep anh gia, truyen thanh, truyen hnh nao khong theo ung qui nh cua ban to chc ve van e chup hnh ngay khanh thanh hom nay, chung toi se yeu cau va uoi ra khoi ay ngay". Chung toi a to thien ch ien thoai cho nha tu hanh e hoi ro noi vu nhng a lan au mat so ien thoai. The nen, cung vi chu nhiem chu but ai Chung, chung toi tam cc lc phan oi L.M. Minh Vu, va yeu cau linh muc ay len tieng minh nh that h ve li an tieng noi cua mnh ma O. Hoai Thanh a tnh cong khai phan oi ngay tai buoi le.

* Tac gia cua cuon th nhat viet bang tieng Viet la mot nha nho Viet con VN, ban tam giao vi Cha Long. Ong ta a viet cuon sach sau nhieu lan trao oi y kien vi Cha Long My ve ngoi thanh ng ma ca hai eu m c. Song ong a giau ten v ly do rieng.

* Thanh ng Me VN co nhng net oc ao sau ay ve kien truc: (1) Tam Quan: Ranh gii gia coi tuc va coi sieu thoat; (2) Mi Cot Moi Ben Hong Nha Th: Tng trng cho Mi Gii Ran cua Chua; (3) Hnh Vuong cho Nha Th vi Ban Th va Hnh Tron Tren Tran Nha Th: Bieu tng cua at vi Tri; (4) Mai Cong: Ket hp hai hoa gia vuong va tron; (5) Qua Trng Tren nh Nha Th: Va tieu bieu cho Tri va gi nh en nguon goc dan toc VN; (6) Ban o VN Thap Sang em Ngay trong Boc Trng VN: Nhac moi ngi Viet tren nc My luon nh n dan chung Hoa Ky, va lam rang danh dan toc VN cua mnh; (7) Thanh Gia: Hnh anh cua Chua Ki-To chu chet kho nhuc e roi t song lai hien vinh; (8) Bon Ca: Bon mua trong nam; (9) Nam Cap: tan dng nam c cua ngi quan t ong phng: nhan, ngha, le, tr, tn; (10) Gieng Nc ni ai c Me: Coi nh gieng e ra toi va hnh anh gieng co truyen tren que me VN; (11) Con Thuyen ni ai uc Me: Hnh anh Giao Hoi Cong Giao ni tran gian; (12) Ba Bong Chau ni ai c Me: Long hy sinh ben b cua ba me VN, va cuoc vt bien xa lanh Cong San cua ngi Viet T Do; (13) c Me Bong Chua ng Tren Con Thuyen ni ai c Me: Me luon cu giup nhng ai tm en cung Me e xin Me cau bau voi Chua.

* Ve tnh trang tai chnh a d tru, a co hay con ang can cho Thanh ng Me VN, le ra chung toi co the ke ra ay e quy oc gia phuc, chuc mng, hay giup them Cha Long. Song that tiec th ien chuyen cua chung toi cho nha giao sy, en trc gi bao len trang van khong co hoi am.

* Nhng ky vat a tang cho Thanh ng Me VN t gan en xa,tnh en hom tam khanh thanh gom co (1) 1 kieu sn son thiep vang t a Phan Bui Chu, VN ; chiec kieu co 106 nam lch s tnh t chiec nguyen thuy; (2) 1 chieng do Giam Muc Pham Nh The a Phan Hue, VN; (3) 1 trong cai do G.M. Pham Minh Man cua Giao Phan Sai-gon; (4) 1 chuong ong khong lo do X Bao ap, Nam nh, x cu cua LM. Long VN, va (5) 1 bc tranh Trai Tim c Me kha ln va hiem qu do mot Phat T VN mua c trong mot cuoc au gia roi tang lai cho mot ngi ban Cong Giao trc khi ngi nay tang lai cho LM. Long.

* Cuoi cung, c hong y duy nhat cua VN hien nay la Phao-lo (Paul) Pham nh Tung Ha Noi, a gi ien th chuc mng LM. Thanh-Long va Giao X Me VN nhan dp khanh thanh ngoi thanh ng VN "lch s" thu o My Quoc nam 2000. ong thi, v kham mang ai dien ng kim giao hoang Ro-Ma Hoa Thnh on cung chuyen li chuc mng nong nhiet cua nha lnh ao toi cao Giao Hoi Cong Giao hoan vu va cua rieng v kham mang en toan the giao x Me VN qua tuyen oc cua c Ong Dung.

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