%PDF-1.7 1 0 obj << /Type /Catalog /Outlines 2 0 R /Pages 3 0 R >> endobj 2 0 obj << /Type /Outlines /Count 0 >> endobj 3 0 obj << /Type /Pages /Kids [6 0 R 17 0 R 19 0 R ] /Count 3 /Resources << /ProcSet 4 0 R /Font << /F1 8 0 R /F2 9 0 R /F3 10 0 R /F4 11 0 R /F5 12 0 R >> /ExtGState << /GS1 13 0 R /GS2 14 0 R /GS3 15 0 R /GS4 16 0 R >> >> /MediaBox [0.000 0.000 595.280 841.890] >> endobj 4 0 obj [/PDF /Text ] endobj 5 0 obj << /Producer (þÿdompdf 1.0.2 + CPDF) /CreationDate (D:20221130213442+00'00') /ModDate (D:20221130213442+00'00') >> endobj 6 0 obj << /Type /Page /MediaBox [0.000 0.000 595.280 841.890] /Parent 3 0 R /Contents 7 0 R >> endobj 7 0 obj << /Length 4793 >> stream q 2.344 0.000 0.000 2.344 35.000 614.390 cm 1.000 0.000 0.000 -1.000 0.000 64.000 cm 1 w 0 J 0 j q 1 w 0 J 0 j q 0.400 0.400 0.400 RG 1.5 w 0 J 0 j 2.000 1.667 60.167 60.500 re S Q q 0.600 0.600 0.600 RG 1.5 w 0 J 0 j 4.250 4.333 m 59.750 59.333 l S Q q 0.600 0.600 0.600 RG 1.5 w 0 J 0 j 60.062 3.750 m 4.063 60.000 l S Q Q Q 0.500 0.500 0.500 rg BT 35.000 757.190 Td /F5 8.0 Tf [(Image not found or type unknown)] TJ ET 0.000 0.000 0.000 rg BT 35.000 592.238 Td /F1 15.0 Tf [(Our Lady of La Vang Shrine, Testament to the Journey of the Vietnamese-)] TJ ET BT 35.000 573.923 Td /F1 15.0 Tf [(american People, to Be Unveiled at Christ Cathedral on July 17)] TJ ET BT 35.000 535.006 Td /F4 14.0 Tf [(Descripción)] TJ ET BT 35.000 493.816 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [([kc_row use_container=”yes” _id=”819129?][kc_column width=”12/12? video_mute=”no”)] TJ ET BT 35.000 479.164 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(_id=”998268?][kc_column_text _id=”646142?])] TJ ET BT 35.000 464.512 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Garden Grove, Calif., \(July 7, 2021\) — On the second anniversary of Christ Cathedral’s dedication as)] TJ ET BT 35.000 449.860 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(the Catholic cathedral of the Diocese of Orange, the Most Rev. Kevin Vann, Bishop of Orange, and Fr.)] TJ ET BT 35.000 435.208 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Christopher Smith, Rector and Episcopal Vicar of Christ Cathedral, will be unveiling a new shrine on)] TJ ET BT 35.000 420.556 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(July 17 that serves as a testament to the remarkable journey of the Vietnamese-American people —)] TJ ET BT 35.000 405.904 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(from war and persecution to a new reality where faith and community are vibrant and ascendant.)] TJ ET BT 35.000 379.252 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(The centerpiece of the Our Lady of La Vang Shrine is a statue of the Virgin Mary as she is believed to)] TJ ET BT 35.000 364.600 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(have appeared before a group of persecuted Vietnamese Catholics in 1798. During that historic Marian)] TJ ET BT 35.000 349.948 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(apparition, which took place in a remote rainforest region in Vietnam, the Blessed Mother offered the)] TJ ET BT 35.000 335.296 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(desperate parishioners hope and guidance. In the centuries since, Our Lady of La Vang, as the)] TJ ET BT 35.000 320.644 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(apparition has since been named, has represented hope, faith and promise to Vietnamese Catholics)] TJ ET BT 35.000 305.992 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(around the world.)] TJ ET BT 35.000 279.340 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(The July 17 Solemn Blessing Day is open to the public. Between 5,000 to 8,000 of the faithful are)] TJ ET BT 35.000 264.688 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(expected to attend. A special invite-only Media Day will be July 14.)] TJ ET BT 35.000 238.036 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(“This shrine to Our Lady of La Vang is not only another example of how beauty draws to God, but it is)] TJ ET BT 35.000 223.384 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(a testimony to the faith of our Vietnamese brothers and sisters who have contributed so much to the)] TJ ET BT 35.000 208.732 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(life of our parishes here in Orange County, and which then points us all to the Mother of God and her)] TJ ET BT 35.000 194.080 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(protection,” said Bishop Kevin Vann.)] TJ ET BT 35.000 167.428 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(The shrine represents both that historic apparition and honors the important contributions of the)] TJ ET BT 35.000 152.776 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Vietnamese-Catholic diaspora in Orange County, which is home to the world’s largest population of)] TJ ET BT 35.000 138.124 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Vietnamese outside of Vietnam. An estimated 100,000 Vietnamese Catholics live in the county. “)] TJ ET BT 35.000 111.472 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(The Vietnamese community in Orange County and I are very excited to have this shrine of Our Lady of)] TJ ET BT 35.000 96.820 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(La Vang to be solemnly blessed,” said Bishop Thanh Thai Nguyen. “Remembering the blessings)] TJ ET 0.502 0.502 0.502 rg 0.502 0.502 0.502 RG 35.000 776.336 m 585.280 776.336 l 585.280 777.836 l 35.000 777.836 l f 0.000 0.000 0.000 rg BT 261.940 814.168 Td /F4 12.0 Tf [(RCBO - THE ROMAN CATHOLIC DIOCESE OF ORANGE)] TJ ET BT 575.944 799.516 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [( )] TJ ET BT 41.000 814.790 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Ninguna imagen encontrada)] TJ ET 0.500 0.500 0.500 rg BT 41.000 816.280 Td /F1 8.0 Tf [(Image not found or type unknown)] TJ ET q 0.940 0.342 -0.342 0.940 181.247 -73.446 cm /GS1 gs /GS2 gs 1.5 w 0 J 0 j Q /GS3 gs /GS4 gs 0.502 0.502 0.502 rg 0.502 0.502 0.502 RG 35.000 52.000 m 585.280 52.000 l 585.280 50.500 l 35.000 50.500 l f 0.000 0.000 0.000 rg BT 44.000 31.732 Td /F1 10.0 Tf [(Page 1)] TJ ET q 44.000 17.080 532.280 12.210 re W n 0.000 0.000 0.000 rg BT 155.840 19.522 Td /F1 10.0 Tf [(© 2021 The Roman Catholic Diocese of Orange. All Rights Reserved.)] TJ ET Q endstream endobj 8 0 obj << /Type /Font /Subtype /Type1 /Name /F1 /BaseFont /Helvetica /Encoding /WinAnsiEncoding >> endobj 9 0 obj << /Type /Font /Subtype /Type1 /Name /F2 /BaseFont /Times-Roman /Encoding /WinAnsiEncoding >> endobj 10 0 obj << /Type /Font /Subtype /Type1 /Name /F3 /BaseFont /Times-Bold /Encoding /WinAnsiEncoding >> endobj 11 0 obj << /Type /Font /Subtype /Type1 /Name /F4 /BaseFont /Helvetica-Bold /Encoding /WinAnsiEncoding >> endobj 12 0 obj << /Type /Font /Subtype /Type1 /Name /F5 /BaseFont /Times-Roman /Encoding /WinAnsiEncoding >> endobj 13 0 obj << /Type /ExtGState /BM /Normal /CA 0.3 >> endobj 14 0 obj << /Type /ExtGState /BM /Normal /ca 0.3 >> endobj 15 0 obj << /Type /ExtGState /BM /Normal /CA 1 >> endobj 16 0 obj << /Type /ExtGState /BM /Normal /ca 1 >> endobj 17 0 obj << /Type /Page /MediaBox [0.000 0.000 595.280 841.890] /Parent 3 0 R /Contents 18 0 R >> endobj 18 0 obj << /Length 5829 >> stream 1.5 w 0 J 0 j 0.000 0.000 0.000 rg BT 35.000 760.168 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(received from her intercessions, we desire to honor her with a special place to express our deep)] TJ ET BT 35.000 745.516 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(appreciation to her past accompaniment and to petition her to continue journeying with us in our)] TJ ET BT 35.000 730.864 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(pilgrimage of life. Our hearts are filled with joy and gratitude as we look forward to seeing Our Lady of)] TJ ET BT 35.000 716.212 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(La Vang here on our beautiful Christ Cathedral campus.”)] TJ ET BT 35.000 689.560 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Weighing an estimated 16,000 pounds, the 12-foot-tall statue was carved from white marble extracted)] TJ ET BT 35.000 674.908 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(from a quarry in Carrara, Italy. It took one and a half years to sculpt. More than 5,000 donors — many)] TJ ET BT 35.000 660.256 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(giving small amounts — have contributed to the $12.6-million shrine, located in the northeast corner of)] TJ ET BT 35.000 645.604 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(the Christ Cathedral campus.)] TJ ET BT 35.000 618.952 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Standing on a cloud, Mary is depicted wearing a traditional Vietnamese áo dài dress and kh?n ??ng)] TJ ET BT 35.000 604.300 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(hat. She has a Eurasian face and holds the Baby Jesus. Behind her are three supporting poles that)] TJ ET BT 35.000 589.648 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(hold up the canopy-like structure, which itself symbolizes the rainforest setting of the 1798 Marian)] TJ ET BT 35.000 574.996 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(apparition. The poles resemble the three banyan trees that were behind the Virgin Mary during the)] TJ ET BT 35.000 560.344 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(apparition.)] TJ ET BT 35.000 533.692 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(The shrine also contains donor names and the names of 117 Catholics who were martyred for their)] TJ ET BT 35.000 519.040 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(religious beliefs in Vietnam. The names detail how and when each person died.)] TJ ET BT 35.000 492.388 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(The shrine will be the primary draw of Christ Cathedral’s planned Marian Court, where the Diocese of)] TJ ET BT 35.000 477.736 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Orange intends to install other shrines honoring the Virgin Mary.)] TJ ET BT 35.000 451.084 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(In addition to the Blessed Mother statue, the Our Lady of La Vang Shrine will contain rosary gardens,)] TJ ET BT 35.000 436.432 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(which are still under construction. A basalt medallion around the statue will also be added, as will a)] TJ ET BT 35.000 421.780 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(waterfall feature by the martyr wall.)] TJ ET BT 35.000 395.128 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Aaron Torrence of Culver City-based Torrence Architects is the project’s architect of record, and Tr?n)] TJ ET BT 35.000 380.476 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Qu?c Trung of Global Solution Development is the design architect.)] TJ ET BT 35.000 353.824 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(“The project touches many people in different ways — the volunteers, the donors, the faithful, the local)] TJ ET BT 35.000 339.172 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(media, the builders,” said Elysabeth Nguyen, project manager for the Our Lady of La Vang Diocesan)] TJ ET BT 35.000 324.520 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(committee. “This shrine is the result of the faithful and the community coming together. I was fortunate)] TJ ET BT 35.000 309.868 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(to witness it and grow with it. I am eternally thankful to be part of the journey for the last five years and)] TJ ET BT 35.000 295.216 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(I look forward to seeing many others visit and make it part of their journey of faith.”)] TJ ET BT 35.000 268.564 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(The shrine, modern in design like Christ Cathedral in front of it, features an alpha-shaped ribbon of)] TJ ET BT 35.000 253.912 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(stainless steel panels under a glass-paned roof. Photos and videos are available at)] TJ ET BT 35.000 239.260 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(www.christcathedralcalifornia.org/ollvshrine.)] TJ ET BT 35.000 212.608 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(About the Roman Catholic Diocese of Orange)] TJ ET BT 35.000 185.956 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(With 1.3 million Catholics, 57 parishes, five Catholic Centers, and 36 schools, the Roman Catholic)] TJ ET BT 35.000 171.304 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Diocese of Orange is one of the largest, most diverse faith communities in the United States. The)] TJ ET BT 35.000 156.652 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Diocese empowers Catholics across Orange County to have an active life of faith that is integrated and)] TJ ET BT 35.000 142.000 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(woven into the fabric of their daily lives through the community and sacramental life of the Church.)] TJ ET BT 35.000 127.348 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Under the leadership of Bishop Kevin Vann, the Diocese works to establish and support dynamic,)] TJ ET BT 35.000 112.696 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(vibrant parishes and schools, and welcome all to live the Gospel with faith, joy, charity and unity. Christ)] TJ ET BT 35.000 98.044 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Cathedral, the spiritual home of the Diocese, was dedicated in July 2019. 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