Father Thuc Si Ho was born on October 13th, 1971 in Vietnam. Being the tenth of twelve children, he was born to Mr. Dieu Ho and the late mother Tho Thi Tran. He has four sisters and seven brothers. He was baptized on November 7th, 1971 with the baptismal name: Joseph-Mary. On June 24th, 1979, he celebrated his First Communion. He was also confirmed on May 26th, 1985. He received and celebrated all these three Sacraments of Initiation in the same parish, Thanh Xuan, Diocese of Phan Thiet, Vietnam.
He left Vietnam for the United States in 1992, when he was 20 years old. He had attended Mission College in Santa Clara, San Jose State University in San Jose, and University of San Diego in San Diego. From 1999 to 2004, he entered and studied at Saint Patrick’s Seminary and University in Menlo Park. Father Thuc Si Ho was ordained to the priesthood on June 12th, 2004 at the Cathedral of Saint Joseph Basilica in San Jose by the Most Reverend Patrick J. McGrath for the service of the Diocese of San Jose.
After his ordination, he was assigned to serve as Parochial Vicar at Saint Mary, Los Gatos, from 2004 to 2007. He came to Saint Lawrence since July 1, 2007. On August 10th, 2009, he was assigned as the sixth pastor of Saint Lawrence the Martyr Catholic Parish and Education Center. Starting July 1, 2013, Fr. Thuc is the pastor of Queen of Apostles in west San Jose.