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Statement from the Diocese of Orange: A call for peace and prayer following events at U.S. Capitol

We at the Diocese of Orange are dismayed and saddened by the shocking acts of violence and insurrection that occurred…

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AMID COVID-19 PANDEMIC, DIOCESE OF ORANGE TO CONTINUE CELEBRATING MASS IN SAFE SETTINGS

The Diocese’s 57 parishes will be offering a Mass during Christmas, including a special 9 p.m. broadcast coming from within…

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BISHOP KEVIN VANN TESTS POSITIVE FOR COVID-19

The Diocese of Orange confirms today that Bishop Kevin W. Vann has tested positive for COVID-19. Prior to receiving his…

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DIOCESE OF ORANGE BISHOPS, CALIFORNIA CATHOLIC CONFERENCE, CATHOLIC HEALTH CARE MINISTRIES AND CATHOLIC CHARITIES SUPPORT COVID-19 VACCINATIONS

Following is a statement from the bishops of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Orange, regarding COVID-19 vaccines. “The Bishops of…

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Orange County Catholic Schools Celebrate Discover Catholic Schools Week

Virtual and in-person activities for students, families, parishioners and community members are planned across award-winning Diocese of Orange parochial schools…

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The Department of Catholic Schools has submitted a RFP for Wireless Network Upgrades

The Department of Catholic Schools has submitted a RFP for Wireless Network Upgrades. Qualified vendors are encouraged to submit their…

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DIOCESE OF ORANGE CATHOLIC SCHOOLS LAUNCHES ST. POLYCARP SCHOOL ONLINE CATHOLIC ACADEMY FOR THE 2020-2021 SCHOOL YEAR

The traditional K-8 elementary school located in Orange County, California will transform into a fully accredited virtual school this fall,…

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THE DIOCESE OF ORANGE TO ORDAIN THREE NEW DEACONS ON JUNE 27

DIACONATE CEREMONY TO INCORPORATE CORONAVIRUS PANDEMIC PRECAUTIONS Garden Grove, Calif., (JUNE 25, 2020) – Three men will be ordained deacons…

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California bishops hold a “virtual” Stations of the Cross to draw attention to the sin of racism

Recording locations included Oakland’s Fruitvale BART Station, California’s first African-American Catholic Church and a former KKK headquarters in San Diego…

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BISHOP KEVIN VANN TO ORDAIN FOUR NEW PRIESTS FOR THE DIOCESE OF ORANGE

Second Year of Ordinations in Christ Cathedral Will Follow Strict Coronavirus Precautions Garden Grove, Calif. (June 5, 2020) – The…

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DIOCESE OF ORANGE ANNOUNCES LIMITED PUBLIC MASSES CAN BEGIN ON SUNDAY, JUNE 14 IN PHASED APPROACH

Garden Grove, Calif., (May 22, 2020) – The Diocese of Orange announced today that public Masses can begin in Orange…

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