Another $5 million sought for renovation of Christ Cathedral

The clouds parted after the rains and the sun broke through, setting the stage for a spectacular dusk for the more than 500 guests assembled outside Christ Cathedral on Saturday, Oct. 13.  As if on cue, a rainbow appeared just

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Property sales reduce outstanding Christ Cathedral acquisition debt

In 2012, the Diocese of Orange purchased the internationally acclaimed Crystal Cathedral, which was in bankruptcy, for $57.5 million. The purchase represented a providential opportunity for the Diocese to establish a center for its diverse and expansive Catholic community of

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2018-06-28T07:56:08-08:00June 27th, 2018|Categories: Church life|Tags: , , |4 Comments

Design unveiled for new parish church in Santa Ana

A  new Catholic church will soon sprout from what was once one of Orange County’s last remaining parcels of undeveloped farmland.  Christ Our Savior Catholic Church and new parish buildings are expected to be dedicated in mid-2020 and will be

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A sacred space for worship and reflection

Since the original 1927 high school building on the Saint Mary's College High School campus in Berkeley was razed in 1973, the school has made use of classrooms, the auditorium and other campus spaces for liturgies and prayer services. Now,

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2017-06-13T11:24:41-08:00June 13th, 2017|Categories: Arts and Culture|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

It doesn’t look like a Catholic Church

Tijuana’s new archbishop has rejected the design of a cathedral that has been under construction since 2006. In an undated press release posted on the new cathedral’s website, Archbishop Francisco Moreno Barrón said, among other things, “That in eagerness that

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Chino church temporarily closed due to structural failure

Our Lady of Guadalupe Parish in Chino has been forced to temporarily close its church building after it was discovered that several trusses that support the roof have failed. “We’re fortunate that there was not a collapse of the roof,”

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2017-03-15T11:42:46-08:00March 15th, 2017|Categories: Church life|Tags: , , , |5 Comments