Reverend John Nghi Tran died Thursday, April 22, 2021. He was 76 years old.


Fr. John was a diocesan priest who was ordained on April 27, 1971 in Vietnam. He was incarnated into the Archdiocese of Los Angeles on February 22, 1996. While serving as a priest in the Archdiocese, these were his assignments:

  • Associate Pastor, St. Paul of the Cross Church, La Mirada
  • Teacher, Queen of Angels Seminary, Mission Hills
  • Associate Pastor, St. Finbar Church, Burbank
  • Associate Pastor, St. John Fisher Church, Ranch Palos Verdes
  • Associate Pastor, Our Lady of the Assumption Church, Claremont
  • Pastor, Administrator, St. Catherine of Alexandria Church, Avalon