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

Construction Update Quatrefoil

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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

Let There Be Light

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Light into darkness, and darkness into light, were the perfect themes for the “First Lighting & Blessing of the Quatrefoils,” a key milestone in the $77 million renovation of the former Crystal Cathedral in Garden Grove that began June 1, 2017.  Christ Cathedral, purchased by the diocese in 2012 for $57.5 million, twinkled at dusk like the Milky Way when … Read More

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