Browsing the November 2016 archive of What’s New? From Around Southern California/Del sur de California

Vocation Discernment Gathering

Posted by Norma Huerta on 11/26/16

Men and women (18-40 yrs. old) discerning their vocation to Religious Life are invited to a gathering in the Diocese of Orange Pastoral Center, Christ Cathedral campus, on Sunday, December 11, 2—4 p.m. Questions? Call Sr. Eymard (714) 282-3114.

“Operation Christmas Spirit”/ “Operación Espíritu Navideño”

Posted by Norma Huerta on 11/26/16

Each year the Diocesan Office of Restorative Justice / Detention Ministry collects 7,000 donated postage stamps and Christmas cards to be distributed throughout our local jails and juvenile detention facilities. It gives the incarcerated populations we serve an opportunity to give back to their families and loved ones by ... Read More »

Catholic Nuns Trapped in the Pacific during World War II

Posted by Norma Huerta on 11/26/16

The Sisters of St. Joseph of Orange have recently published the first-person journals that their Sisters kept in the North Solomon Islands during World War II. The Sisters tell of their journey, of their lives in hiding after Pearl Harbor, and of their high-risk rescue by the U.S. Navy. ... Read More »

La Habra Life Center Update

Posted by Norma Huerta on 11/18/16

The blessing of the ultrasound machine scheduled for 1:30 p.m. on December 4 has been postponed. A new date in 2017 will be announced soon.

Community Prayer Gathering for Public Safety and the City of La Habra/ Reunión de Oración Comunitaria Por la Seguridad Pública y la Ciudad de La Habra

Posted by Norma Huerta on 11/18/16

with Mayor Jim Gomez

Tuesday, November 22, 6:00 p.m. Front steps of City Hall

201 E. La Habra Blvd.

All are welcome!

con el Alcalde Jim Gómez

Martes, 22 de Noviembre, 6:00 p.m.

Escalones de la entrada del

Palacio Municipal 201 E. La Habra Blvd.

¡Todos son bienvenidos! 

Homeless Persons’ Interfaith Memorial Service

Posted by Norma Huerta on 11/18/16

Wednesday, December 21, 7:00 p.m. in the Arboretum at Christ Cathedral.

Each year, thousands of homeless men and women die on the streets of our nation due to illness, exposure or violence, many from our very own community of Orange County.

Please join us as we honor and acknowledge ... Read More »

Christmas at the Cathedral

Posted by Norma Huerta on 11/18/16

with the Cathedral Choir, Diocesan Choir, Diocesan Children’s Choir, Cathedral Spanish Choir, and Orchestra.

Friday, December 16, 7:30-9:00 p.m. Arboretum—Christ Cathedral Campus.

Purchase tickets: (714) 971-2141, x5529 or visit

Advent Retreat for Adults

Posted by Norma Huerta on 11/18/16

Sunday, December 11, 10 a.m.—3 p.m.

Heart of Jesus Retreat Center, 2927 S. Greenville St., Santa Ana.

Mass and lunch are included. Freewill offering greatly appreciated. RSVP by 12/05: (714)557-4538 or email: [email protected]

Click here to see flyer

Storyented: Raymond Arroyo in Conversation with Ron Hansen

Posted by Norma Huerta on 11/18/16

Monday, December 5, 6:30-8:30 p.m.

 Freed Theater at Christ Cathedral. Ron Hansen

discuss his work as a leading novelist and Catholic storyteller.

Purchase tickets at:

Magnificat Prayer Breakfast

Posted by Norma Huerta on 11/18/16

Saturday, December 3, 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Embassy Suites Anaheim—South, 11767 Harbor Blvd., Garden Grove. Featuring worship leader and inspirational speaker Susan Potvin: “Sing to God . . . A Father to the Fatherless.” Join us for the powerful story of how God’s grace helped Susan overcome a sense of ... Read More »