Solemn Blessing Day
July 17, 2021
On the second anniversary of Christ Cathedral’s dedication as the Catholic cathedral of the Diocese of Orange, the Most Rev. Kevin Vann, Bishop of Orange, and Fr. Christopher Smith, Rector and Episcopal Vicar of Christ Cathedral, will be unveiling a new shrine on July 17 that serves as a testament to the remarkable journey of the Vietnamese-American people — from war and persecution to a new reality where faith and community are vibrant and ascendant.