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40th Anniversary Celebration

September 18, 2016



We are excited to announce that we have scheduled an incredible 40th anniversary celebration that will allow our large and diverse faith community to come together at the Christ Cathedral Campus for a full day of faith, fun and entertainment.


40th Anniversary 5k Run/Walk and 1 mile Fun Run: 7:30 a.m.
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Carillon Concert: 9 – 9:30 a.m.

40th Anniversary Mass: 9:30 – 11 a.m.

Family Fun Zone (with real snow sledding area): 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Virtual Tour of Christ Cathedral: 11:30 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Food vendors and beer garden: 11:30 a.m. – 9:30 p.m.

Live Music on the Plaza Stage: 12 p.m – 3 p.m.

Photo Exhibit in Cultural Center: All Day

40th Anniversary Speakers Series in the Freed Theater: 12 p.m – 3 p.m.

“Becoming like Jesus”

Join us for an incredible speakers series within the Freed Theater on the Christ Cathedral campus on September 18th from 12 – 3 p.m. We will have three keynote addresses from Dr. Tim Gray, president of the Augustine Institute, Pia De Solenni, S.TL., S.T.D, professor of moral theology and associate dean of the Augustin Institute, and Heather King, Angelus columnist and author, will each take an in-depth look at how we are each called to “become like Jesus” and how Jesus is the face of the Father’s mercy. They will share how we can “become mercy” in our world.

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“Mental Health Services and our Community”: 1 p.m.

St. Joseph Health Featured Speaker – Donna Armfield Hume, LCSW & Kristen Pankratz, MSW

Donna Armfield Hume, LCSW, Program Clinical Coordinator, Behavioral Health Services Inpatient, St. Joseph Hospital and Kristen Pankratz, MSW, volunteer with the Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance for Orange County will discuss the need for mental health services in Orange County and share the services at St. Joseph Hospital, Orange. This is a key community health feature of the Diocese 40th anniversary celebration.

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The Journey – Music & Arts Festival: 3 – 9:30 p.m. (Doors open at 3 p.m.; performances start at 4 p.m. and conclude by 9:30 p.m.)

Be the first to get your tickets to worship with @Matt Maher, @Colton Dixon, @Phil Wickham, @Andy Mineo, and @Jordan Feliz for The Journey coming to the @The Christ Cathedral (Crystal Cathedral) in Garden Grove on September 18th!

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Christ Cathedral
13820 Chapman Ave.
Garden Grove, CA United States
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