No more Crystal Cathedral

After more than 4100 suggestions from around the world, the diocese of Orange has renamed the Crystal Cathedral in Garden Grove, acquired last year for $57.5 million. The diocese released the following statement on June 9. The ordination of Catholic priests today at St. Columban Catholic Church in Garden Grove carried additional significance for regional Catholics and other … [Read more...]

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Crystal Cathedral considers relocating to nearby Catholic church

The following comes from a May 18 story in the Christian Post Reporter. Crystal Cathedral's newly minted president said Wednesday that the ministry behind the "Hour of Power" might be moving to a Catholic church in their Orange County neighborhood, although probably not for another year and a half. John Charles, president and CEO of the ministry, reportedly said in a … [Read more...]

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More from Dana Point

Father Christopher Heath, whose February sermon on religious liberty was published on California Catholic Daily, preached again on April 29, after the U.S. Catholic bishops came out strong on the issue. Now posted on the website of the Diocese of Orange: “Religious Freedom and Catholic Citizenship” Father Christopher Heath of St. Edwards the Confessor parish, April … [Read more...]

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“New record”

14% increase in number of new Catholics welcomed into Church during Easter Vigil in Orange diocese … [Read more...]

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“I don’t believe them for a second”

Victorville mayor vows to fight Planned Parenthood over plans to open new clinic … [Read more...]

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For sale

Orange diocese expects to sell pastoral center to help cover expenses of Crystal Cathedral acquisition The Diocese of Orange will likely sell its Marywood Pastoral Center to help cover the costs of acquiring the Crystal Cathedral in Garden Grove, the March edition of the diocesan newspaper Orange County Catholic reports. “It is anticipated that the Marywood property that … [Read more...]

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Name the Cathedral

Please Include Christ From the Diocee of Orange website: A few days ago the Diocese of Orange formally acquired the iconic Crystal Cathedral and its campus in Garden Grove. Before the building may be used as a Catholic cathedral several design and other changes must be made. In addition, the Bishop will re-name the site. You can be a part of that process by submitting … [Read more...]

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