God’s Own Art

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A TAPESTRY OF CHRIST SEATED IN GLORY AS LORD OF CREATION (PANTOCRATOR), DESIGNED BY BROTHER MARTIN ERSPAMER, WILL BE SUSPENDED FROM THE ARCHITECTURAL SPACE FRAME TO GIVE THE ARTWORK BOTH VISUAL AND ARTISTIC PROMINENCE. COURTESY OF THE ORANGE CATHOLIC FOUNDATION BY: CATHI DOUGLAS (ORANGE COUNTY CATHOLIC) March 14, 2019 “Sacred art is true and beautiful when its form corresponds to its … Read More

MOSAIC MASTERY

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Our Lady of Guadalupe has played an important role in Catholic history and the Catholic faith since 1531, the year she appeared to Juan Diego, a poor Indian from Tepeyac, located near what today is Mexico City. Since then, a number of extraordinary miracles have been attributed to the first disciple. Our Lady of Guadalupe has also had a significant … Read More

CHRIST CATHEDRAL CONSTRUCTION UPDATE

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Construction crews recently put in place two centerpieces of Christ Cathedral – the Crux Gemmata and stone altar. Crafted in Omaha, Nebraska from blackened steel and transported to Orange County in four separate pieces, the Crux Gemmata weighs 1,000 pounds, rises 18 feet above the cathedral’s altar and hangs from the baldachin. The Crux Gemmata is a cross typical of … Read More

Fall 2018 Progress Report

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PHOTO: COURTESY OF CHRIST CATHEDRAL Christ Cathedral is glowing.  The historic structure, set to become the spiritual home of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Orange, is illuminated each night by nearly 1,000 LED lights that shine through more than 11,000 quatrefoil panels.  “The Cathedral looks like a box of stars,” said Tony Jennison, vice president of philanthropy for the Orange … Read More

2018 Thanksgiving

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PHOTO: COURTESY OF CHRIST CATHEDRAL Christ Cathedral is glowing.  The historic structure, set to become the spiritual home of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Orange, is illuminated each night by nearly 1,000 LED lights that shine through more than 11,000 quatrefoil panels.  “The Cathedral looks like a box of stars,” said Tony Jennison, vice president of philanthropy for the Orange … Read More