CHRIST CATHEDRAL THE DIOCESE OF ORANGE CELEBRATES CHRISTMAS MIDNIGHT MASS
The Christ Cathedral choir performed Christmas songs and carols prior to the celebration of Christmas Midnight Mass in Garden Grove. The Mass was celebrated by the Very Reverend Christopher Smith, rector and Episcopal vicar of Christ Cathedral.
“It is in living our ordinary lives in yes, these extra ordinary times, that Jesus continues to love us unconditionally just the way we are,” said Fr. Christopher Smith in his homily.
THE CHOIR PERFORMS DURING CHRISTMAS MIDNIGHT MASS AT CHRIST CATHEDRAL IN GARDEN GROVE. PHOTO COURTESY OF THE DIOCESE OF ORANGE.
OUR SAVIOR CELEBRATES CHRISTMAS DAY MASS
Christmas Day Mass was celebrated in Spanish and other languages at Christ Our Savior Catholic Parish in Santa Ana.
This was the first Christmas Mass celebrated in the Diocese’s newest church, which was dedicated by Bishop Kevin Vann on Sept. 11. The 18,500-square-foot sanctuary and is architecturally modern. It was originally planned to be the Diocese’s new cathedral until the Diocese bought the Crystal Cathedral campus in Garden Grove and renovated it. Christ Our Savior’s church seats 1,200 parishioners and is designed to accommodate Masses in American Sign Language.
FR. JOSEPH ROBILLARD, PASTOR AT CHRIST OUR SAVIOR CATHOLIC CHURCH IN SANTA ANA, ADDRESSES PARISHIONERS DURING CHRISTMAS DAY MASS. PHOTO COURTESY OF THE DIOCESE OF ORANGE
GUITARIST AL VALASCO PERFORMS DURING CHRISTMAS MASS ON DEC. 25 AT CHRIST OUR SAVIOR CHURCH.PHOTO COURTESY OF THE DIOCESE OF ORANGE
FR. JOSEPH ROBILLARD GREETS A YOUNG PARISHIONER DURING CHRISTMAS DAY MASS AT CHRIST OUR SAVIOR CHURCH. PHOTO COURTESY OF THE DIOCESE OF ORANGE