ROOM TO GROW

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Since it opened in 1991, the Memorial Gardens cemetery at the former Crystal Cathedral, now Christ Cathedral, has been a restful enclave where relatives of the dead could pray, reflect or grieve. Set below grade, in the shadow of the iconic glass cathedral and prayer tower, the 3-acre plot of green with a mausoleum and niches, flanked by fountains, has … Read More

CATHEDRAL COUNTDOWN

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Although the Christ Cathedral campus regularly hums with activity, expect that to kick up several notches as the Diocese of Orange launches into the home stretch for the Sunday, July 17, 2019 dedication and opening of the cathedral for worship services. At that time, with the blessing of the altar, anointings, special prayers and the first Mass, the cathedral in … Read More

BISHOP VANN ANNOUNCES “HOLY YEAR OF PREPARATION” FOR CHRIST CATHEDRAL DEDICATION

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With the dedication of Christ Cathedral approaching, Most Rev. Kevin Vann, Bishop of Orange, has launched a year-long celebration calling for spiritual reflection and formation across the Diocese of Orange. Vann proclaimed the next 12 months to be a special “Holy Year of Preparation of Christ Cathedral” during a Mass on June 29 at the Arboretum on the Christ Cathedral … Read More

BUILDING TO THE FUTURE

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Major element of long-range campus sustainability planning accomplished with the retirement of a significant portion of debt associated with acquisition of the Christ Cathedral Campus. We continue to fundraise to retire the debt associated with the purchase as well as the costs of renovation of the cathedral to be dedicated July 17, 2019. In 2012, the Diocese of Orange purchased … Read More

CHRIST CATHEDRAL CAMPUS EMPLOYEES HONORED ON FEAST OF ST. JOSEPH THE WORKER

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Staff members from across the Christ Cathedral Campus and the Diocese of Orange were recently recognized at a celebration honoring the Feast Day of St. Joseph the Worker.  “St. Joseph is an unsung hero in the Catholic tradition,” said James F. Day, operations manager for Orange County of EWTN Global Catholic Network, during the ceremony and luncheon on May 1 … Read More

TRANSFORMATION IS NEARING 40 PERCENT COMPLETION

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The interior of the Cathedral scaffolding installation is now installed at one hundred percent for all “high work” to proceed. The concrete at choir balcony and predella has been poured. Drywall is ongoing in all undercroft locations. That’s just some of the progress happening at Christ Cathedral, where work continues to transform the famed house of worship into a home … Read More