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IN MEMORIAM

It is with great sadness that the Diocese of Orange and Christ Cathedral community announce the passing of Dr. Frederick…

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HAZEL WRIGHT ORGAN

Bishop Kevin W. Vann took off his shoes and sat down at the main console of one of the world’s…

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WHO IS HAZEL WRIGHT?

The most famous pipe organ in the world is named after Hazel C. Wright, a Chicago philanthropist who had an…

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THE RETURN OF AN ICON: HAZEL IS BACK!

One of the great joys (and occasionally frustrations!) of being an organist is the novelty afforded by performing on instruments…

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MARIAN DAYS

For the Vietnamese Catholic faithful in the United States, there are several different annual Marian Days throughout the year, such…

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MEN OF SINCERITY

In what is usually a kind of penultimate step on the road to priesthood, three seminarians recently became transitional deacons…

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MOMENTS IN OUR JOURNEY

The Christ Cathedral parish community celebrated the retirement of Fr. Christopher Smith, the cathedral’s rector and episcopal vicar since 2012,…

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LONG JOURNEY OF FAITH

Doctors told the mother there was no hope for her 9-year-old son. It was early summer 1979, and a severe…

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‘MY LIFE HAS BEEN TRANSFORMED’

From his 11-floor office in the Tower of Hope, Father Christopher Smith can savor a panoramic view of Orange County…

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GOING VIRTUAL

With its stunning architecture and rich history, the Christ Cathedral campus is undoubtedly one of the most iconic cathedrals in…