HONORING OUR LADY OF GUADALUPE
Our Lady of Guadalupe Church in Santa Ana and Bishop Kevin Vann celebrated the Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe on Saturday, Dec. 11 and Sunday, Dec. 12. The festivities included music, Mass and a reenactment.
Our Lady of Guadalupe is the patroness of the Diocese of Orange and her feast day is Dec. 12. The Blessed Mother is believed to have appeared to St. Juan Diego Cuauhtlatoatzin on Tepeyac Hill
on the outskirts of what is now Mexico City in December of 1531.
ORANGE COUNTY CRIME VICTIMS MONUMENT UNVEILING IN SANTA ANA
Bishop Kevin Vann participated in the unveiling of the Orange County Crime Victims Monument in Santa Ana on Monday, Dec. 6.
According to the OC Register, the 25,000-pound monument is a large boulder with a dove and inscription honoring victims and survivors. The monument resides on Flower Street, in the courtyard set between the District Attorney and Sheriff ’s Department offices.
Referring to the victims, Bishop Vann cited St. Paul, saying, “We don’t cease praying for you.”
BISHOP KEVIN VANN SPEAKS AT THE ORANGE COUNTY CRIME VICTIMS MONUMENT DEDICATION CEREMONY IN SANTA ANA ON MONDAY, DECEMBER 6, 2021. PHOTO: MINDY SCHAUER, ORANGE COUNTY REGISTER/SCNG