With 57 churches, 5 centers and 35 schools within our diocese, we have a seat for you.
Our vibrant community of 1.3 million Catholics is on a journey of faith together – growing closer to God and another as we explore, experience, and share the mystery of Christ. Under the leadership of Bishop Kevin W. Vann, the OC Diocese works to establish and support dynamic, vibrant parishes and schools welcoming all to live the Gospel with faith, joy, charity and unity. We joyfully welcome you as part of this journey!
Priests VS Seminarians Basketball Game
WATCH BASKETBALL, SUPPORT VOCATIONS
WHEN: Friday, June 17, 2022
WHERE: Mater Dei High School
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Hazel is Back!
BLESSING OF THE RESTORED HAZEL WRIGHT ORGAN
Spring 2022 Update on the Hazel Wright Organ
For this episode of Sounds from the Sanctuary, host David Ball shares snippets of a recent conversation he had with the host of the OC Catholic Radio Show, Rick Howick. And the topic of conversation is: What’s happening with the Hazel Wright Organ within the walls of Christ Cathedral? Here in the Spring of 2022, it's time for an update!
For a Synodal Church
Communion | Participation | Mission
During the Synod, the Church deepens in understanding of Her mission and looks toward the future. Learn how you can participate in the Synod for the Diocese of Orange below.
Pastoral Services Appeal 2022
Give to make your impact today
PSA 2022 is officially here. Learn more about PSA and how your gift makes possible the mission and ministries of our local church.
Take a 3-D Tour of Christ Cathedral
VISIT CHRIST CATHEDRAL FROM THE COMFORT OF YOUR HOME
Get a 360-degree look at the historic 34-acre Christ Cathedral Campus and even learn new facts about the site as you tour.
With OC Catholic
AN EYE FOR HISTORY
Father William Krekelberg might like to say there was some great planning and consideration that led to him becoming the first archivist for the Diocese of Orange, but the truth is far more random. Or serendipitous. Or, as Fr. Bill says jokingly, “God’s sense of humor.”...
Episode #297 Empowered by the Spirit: The Role of a Vicar General in a Diocese
Welcome to another episode of Empowered by the Spirit featuring host Deacon Steve Greco. On this week’s program, we enjoy a visit with Msgr. Stephen Doktorczyk, the Vicar-General for the Diocese of Orange. He also serves as the Moderator of the Curia. He wears several hats in his role; and,...
Episode #296 Empowered by the Spirit: Not My Will Lord, But Yours Be Done
On this truly unique edition of Empowered by the Spirit, Deacon Steve Greco teams up with his good friend, Gil Alderete. Gil is the president of Catholic Men’s Fellowship of California; and, he hosts his own unique podcast entitled “Men of Faith.” Gil and Deacon Steve are also joined by the...
Moments in Our Journey
Photo Courtesy of The Diocese of Orange As part of National Catholic Schools Week, Bishop Kevin Vann visited the Christ Cathedral Academy in Garden Grove on Feb. 2. Bishop stopped by several classrooms, answering questions about his life, his priesthood and role as a Bishop....
Around Our Diocese
Bishop Timothy Freyer Is Pictured With Celebrants Following The World Marriage Day Mass At Christ Cathedral On Feb. 7. Photo Courtesy Of The Diocese Of Orange Bishop Freyer Celebrates World Marriage Day Mass Bishop Timothy Freyer presided over the Mass for World Marriage Day at Christ Cathedral...
The Catholic Way to Celebrate
Honoring What Makes Us God’s People This year, the first week in February was a time of rededication. It was a time to honor and celebrate who we are as devoted Catholics, as committed Christians and as servant leaders for God and His people. It was a time of prayer, emphasizing meditation...
Journey of a Lifetime
Newlyweds Begin Marriage With Camino De Santiago Pilgrimage Newlyweds Oliver Lopez And Lucy Dominguez Embark On Their Honeymoon Journey In Saint-jean-pied-de-port In France. Photo Courtesy Of Lucy Dominguez For most people, the word “honeymoon” likely evokes images of tropical resorts or...