With 57 churches, 5 centers and 35 schools within our diocese, we have a seat for you.
Our vibrant community of 1.3 million Catholics is on a journey of faith together – growing closer to God and another as we explore, experience, and share the mystery of Christ. Under the leadership of Bishop Kevin W. Vann, the OC Diocese works to establish and support dynamic, vibrant parishes and schools welcoming all to live the Gospel with faith, joy, charity and unity. We joyfully welcome you as part of this journey!
Find a Penance Service
Are you looking to go to Confession during this Advent season? View available Penance Services across our 57 parishes below.
Featured Podcast: Franck Fest 2022 – 200 Years of Cesar Franck
As we have heard in previous episodes, 2022 marks the 200th Anniversary of the famed composer and organist, César Franck. This episode features LIVE recordings from a recent performance on the Hazel Wright Organ. These are from members of the American Guild of Organists, along with commentary on these deeply moving pieces by host David Ball. David is joined in the studio by Christ Cathedral Associate Organist, Dr. Emma Whitten. #FranckFest2022
Catholic Sports View Podcast
First up this week is a visit with the lead prep writer for the Los Angeles Times, Eric Sondheimer. We’ll talk about the CIF football playoffs; and, how the Trinity League has played a big role on how every division has taken shape this year. Our second guest is Kevin Kiernan, the girls’ basketball coach at Mater Dei High School. He’s getting ready to embark on another season as one of the top programs in the state. We’ll also ask him about his dual role as athletic director for the Monarchs.
Hazel Wright Organ Concerts
The celebration of the return of the Hazel Wright Organ continues with the official “Year of Hazel" concert season.
All are welcome throughout 2022-2023 to a variety of concerts and soloists, culminating with a grand performance featuring the organ, the Pacific Symphony, and Pacific Chorale in June 2023.
View the official concert dates below.
Find Adoration Near You
Looking to spend time in Eucharistic Adoration? Check out our new online listing of Adoration around our Diocese.
Visit the link below to find our complete Adoration schedule listing. On this page you can also view resources like videos, prayers, and others ways to help you grow deeper in love with Jesus in the Eucharist.
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