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🇺🇸 All are welcomed to celebrate Memorial Day at one of four cemetery locations at 10 AM on Monday, May 30:

- Christ Cathedral, Garden Grove (Fr. Christopher Smith)
- Ascension in Lake Forest (Bishop Thanh Thai Nguyen)
- Holy Sepulcher in Orange (Bishop Timothy Freyer)
- Good Shepherd in Huntington Beach (Fr. Kevin Sweeney)
 
After Christ Cathedral’s Mass, the celebration continues around 11 AM and includes bagpipe music, a 21-gun salute, the release of 100 doves, military songs, and dozens of U.S. Marines carrying flags and joining in the procession. 🕊
🇺🇸 All are welcomed to celebrate Memorial Day at one of four cemetery locations at 10 AM on Monday, May 30: - Christ Cathedral, Garden Grove (Fr. Christopher Smith) - Ascension in Lake Forest (Bishop Thanh Thai Nguyen) - Holy Sepulcher in Orange (Bishop Timothy Freyer) - Good Shepherd in Huntington Beach (Fr. Kevin Sweeney) After Christ Cathedral’s Mass, the celebration continues around 11 AM and includes bagpipe music, a 21-gun salute, the release of 100 doves, military songs, and dozens of U.S. Marines carrying flags and joining in the procession. 🕊
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Read Bishop Vann's entire reflection on confronting the recent tragedies around the country with justice, prayer, and the wisdom of the saints using the link in our bio. 

Together in faith we join in prayer and action. 🙏
Read Bishop Vann's entire reflection on confronting the recent tragedies around the country with justice, prayer, and the wisdom of the saints using the link in our bio. Together in faith we join in prayer and action. 🙏
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We're excited to have Fr. Bao Thai host our Live Rosary today!
 
Join us at 4 PM PST through the link in our bio to pray with us. Let us know how we can pray for you through our stories.
 
See you then! 🙏
We're excited to have Fr. Bao Thai host our Live Rosary today!
 
Join us at 4 PM PST through the link in our bio to pray with us. Let us know how we can pray for you through our stories.
 
See you then! 🙏
We're excited to have Fr. Bao Thai host our Live Rosary today! Join us at 4 PM PST through the link in our bio to pray with us. Let us know how we can pray for you through our stories. See you then! 🙏
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👉 Did you know? #HazelFacts 

Join us as we bless the newly-restored Hazel Wright Organ at Christ Cathedral on Friday, June 10 at 6:30 PM. 

All are welcomed to attend the ceremony in-person or via live stream with Bishop Vann and guest Josep Solé Coll - official Papal organist for the Vatican. 

HazelWrightOrgan.com
#HazelisBack
👉 Did you know? #HazelFacts 

Join us as we bless the newly-restored Hazel Wright Organ at Christ Cathedral on Friday, June 10 at 6:30 PM. 

All are welcomed to attend the ceremony in-person or via live stream with Bishop Vann and guest Josep Solé Coll - official Papal organist for the Vatican. 

HazelWrightOrgan.com
#HazelisBack
👉 Did you know? #HazelFacts Join us as we bless the newly-restored Hazel Wright Organ at Christ Cathedral on Friday, June 10 at 6:30 PM. All are welcomed to attend the ceremony in-person or via live stream with Bishop Vann and guest Josep Solé Coll - official Papal organist for the Vatican. HazelWrightOrgan.com #HazelisBack
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Eddie's not just studying to become a priest, but he's studying the courts, too! #TeamSeminarian 🏀 

Support Vocations and watch basketball by joining us for the Priests VS Seminarians Game on Friday, June 17 at Mater Dei High School!

rcbo.org/basketball
Eddie's not just studying to become a priest, but he's studying the courts, too! #TeamSeminarian 🏀 

Support Vocations and watch basketball by joining us for the Priests VS Seminarians Game on Friday, June 17 at Mater Dei High School!

rcbo.org/basketball
Eddie's not just studying to become a priest, but he's studying the courts, too! #TeamSeminarian 🏀 Support Vocations and watch basketball by joining us for the Priests VS Seminarians Game on Friday, June 17 at Mater Dei High School! rcbo.org/basketball
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Save the date for these upcoming parish events you can attend around our Diocese! 👉 

5/21-5/22 - Vatican Exhibition of Eucharistic Miracles @ St. Vincent de Paul in Huntington Beach (svdphb.org)

5/28 - “Becoming Holy Spouses” Dating & Marriage Workshop at St. Polycarp in Stanton (stpolycarp.org)

6/5 - “Spend Your Pentecost with the Holy Spirit” Retreat at St. Hedwig in Los Alamitos (sainthedwig.org)
Save the date for these upcoming parish events you can attend around our Diocese! 👉 

5/21-5/22 - Vatican Exhibition of Eucharistic Miracles @ St. Vincent de Paul in Huntington Beach (svdphb.org)

5/28 - “Becoming Holy Spouses” Dating & Marriage Workshop at St. Polycarp in Stanton (stpolycarp.org)

6/5 - “Spend Your Pentecost with the Holy Spirit” Retreat at St. Hedwig in Los Alamitos (sainthedwig.org)
Save the date for these upcoming parish events you can attend around our Diocese! 👉 

5/21-5/22 - Vatican Exhibition of Eucharistic Miracles @ St. Vincent de Paul in Huntington Beach (svdphb.org)

5/28 - “Becoming Holy Spouses” Dating & Marriage Workshop at St. Polycarp in Stanton (stpolycarp.org)

6/5 - “Spend Your Pentecost with the Holy Spirit” Retreat at St. Hedwig in Los Alamitos (sainthedwig.org)
Save the date for these upcoming parish events you can attend around our Diocese! 👉 

5/21-5/22 - Vatican Exhibition of Eucharistic Miracles @ St. Vincent de Paul in Huntington Beach (svdphb.org)

5/28 - “Becoming Holy Spouses” Dating & Marriage Workshop at St. Polycarp in Stanton (stpolycarp.org)

6/5 - “Spend Your Pentecost with the Holy Spirit” Retreat at St. Hedwig in Los Alamitos (sainthedwig.org)
Save the date for these upcoming parish events you can attend around our Diocese! 👉 5/21-5/22 - Vatican Exhibition of Eucharistic Miracles @ St. Vincent de Paul in Huntington Beach (svdphb.org) 5/28 - “Becoming Holy Spouses” Dating & Marriage Workshop at St. Polycarp in Stanton (stpolycarp.org) 6/5 - “Spend Your Pentecost with the Holy Spirit” Retreat at St. Hedwig in Los Alamitos (sainthedwig.org)
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