Pastoral Perspectives

RECOGNIZING THE LIGHT

About this time every year, we begin to hear the saying, “Keep Christ in Christmas.” After this admonition, there usually…

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BREAKFAST ON THE BEACH

Disappointment is in the air. The disciples of Jesus had been fishing all night and caught nothing. In the midst…

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GOODNESS RESTORED

In our ministry as priests we have found that some of the most gentle and tender moments in people’s lives…

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DIOCESE OF ORANGE CELEBRATES BLESSING OF HOLY OILS IN ANNUAL CHRISM MASS

This Mass ranks among the most solemn and significant liturgies of the Church. Garden Grove, calif., (March 18, 2016) –…

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CATHOLIC CHURCH IN CALIFORNIA LAUNCHES INITIATIVE TO WELCOME IMMIGRANTS INTO THE FULLNESS OF AMERICAN CITIZENSHIP

Heeding the call of Pope Francis during the Holy Year of Mercy, the Catholic Church in California has begun an…

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CHRIST CATHEDRAL SELECTS ITS FIRST DIRECTOR OF MUSIC MINISTRIES

Internationally respected liturgical music director and organist John A. Romeri will lead burgeoning music ministry. Garden Grove, CA (Dec. 8,…

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HISTORIC CANDLELIGHT VIGIL AT CHRIST CATHEDRAL BEGINS FRIDAY

Hundreds are expected to participate in a Candlelight Vigil at Christ Cathedral, set to begin on Friday evening, Aug. 28….

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DIOCESE OF ORANGE AND SISTERS OF SAINT JOSEPH HOLD FIRST CONFERENCE REGARDING PAPAL ENCYCLICAL ON THE ENVIRONMENT

This first-of-its-kind conference seeks to respond to Pope Francis’ call for the faithful to take the lead in addressing global…

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NEW CHAPEL HONORS SISTERS OF ST. JOSEPH

When Bishop Kevin Vann offered a blessing of dedication for the new Chapel of Unity and Reconciliation at the Cultural…

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