Girlfriend led Fr. Quan Tran of Orange Diocese to priesthood

    Growing up in a “lukewarm Catholic family,” Fr. Quan Tran dutifully carried out his parents’ wishes that he pursue financial success. He studied law at Pepperdine University and then served for 10 years as an Orange County deputy

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Christ Cathedral gets altar and crucifix

The following comes from a Jan. 4 story on the website of Orange County Catholic. Construction crews recently put in place two centerpieces of Christ Cathedral – the Crux Gemmata and stone altar.  Crafted in Omaha, Nebraska from blackened steel

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2019-01-04T10:42:20-07:00January 4th, 2019|Categories: California Diocese News|Tags: , , |20 Comments

In Orange diocese, more Catholics in jail than in parishes

At first glance, this question seems to be a no-brainer: Out of the Diocese of Orange’s 57 parishes and five Catholic Centers, which locale serves the greatest number of the county’s 1.3 million Catholics? That would be Christ Cathedral, right?

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2017-10-18T10:27:22-07:00October 18th, 2017|Categories: Church life|Tags: , |11 Comments

Contract signed for makeover of Christ Cathedral

From workshops and youth retreats to construction work at Christ Cathedral, the Diocese of Orange will be bustling with events and improvements throughout the summer. The biggest thing happening this summer will be the $72 million renovation of Christ Cathedral,

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2017-06-02T09:40:56-07:00June 2nd, 2017|Categories: California Diocese News|Tags: , |6 Comments

Immaculate Heart expands coverage from San Diego into Orange County

The following comes from a Jan. 9 story in the Orange County Register. Catholics will start getting spiritual replenishment over the airwaves when the Orange County diocese flips the switch on its own radio station at 2:30 p.m. Tuesday [Jan.

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