The Solemn Evening of Prayer and Vigil with the Relics

The evening before the dedication of Christ Cathedral (July 17, 2019), a Solemn Evening of Prayer and Vigil with the Relics took place. The 10 first-class relics of saints and martyrs were venerated and prayed over by more than 1,000 people representing diverse cultures. Lesa Truxaw, director of the Diocese of Orange Office for Worship, explains the significance of the evening.