%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 ] /Count 1 /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 (dompdf 1.0.2 + CPDF) /CreationDate (D:20221201065356+00'00') /ModDate (D:20221201065356+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 7367 >> stream 0.000 0.000 0.000 rg BT 35.000 742.238 Td /F1 15.0 Tf [(Vietnamese-american Catholic Community Unveils Effort to Develop National)] TJ ET BT 35.000 723.923 Td /F1 15.0 Tf [(Shrine to Our Lady of Lavang at Christ Cathedral Campus)] TJ ET BT 35.000 685.006 Td /F4 14.0 Tf [(Description)] TJ ET BT 35.000 655.816 Td /F5 12.0 Tf [(Orange County is home to nearly 100,000 Catholics of Vietnamese ancestry. A shrine honoring the )] TJ ET BT 35.000 641.164 Td /F5 12.0 Tf [(Blessed Mother and the contributions of the Vietnamese people to the American Church will be an )] TJ ET BT 35.000 626.512 Td /F5 12.0 Tf [(important addition to this emerging center of Catholic faith, thought, and culture. )] TJ ET BT 464.552 626.512 Td /F4 12.0 Tf [(Garden Grove, )] TJ ET BT 35.000 611.860 Td /F4 12.0 Tf [(Calif., \()] TJ ET BT 75.008 611.860 Td /F4 12.0 Tf [(Dec. 7, 2016\))] TJ ET BT 147.716 611.860 Td /F4 12.0 Tf [( )] TJ ET BT 157.724 611.860 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [( Shortly after the fall of Saigon in April of 1975, thousands of Vietnamese)] TJ ET BT 35.000 597.208 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(families fleeing persecution began to arrive at Camp Pendleton near San Diego in search of a new life.)] TJ ET BT 35.000 582.556 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Orange County Catholics responded in faith by welcoming them into their homes and Churches by the)] TJ ET BT 35.000 567.904 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(thousands. After more than 40 years these same families have developed the largest and most vibrant)] TJ ET BT 35.000 553.252 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(center of Vietnamese culture outside of Vietnam. Vietnamese Catholics make up a large portion of this)] TJ ET BT 35.000 538.600 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(community and have prospered in Orange County over these many years, now pledging to raise funds)] TJ ET BT 35.000 523.948 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(to build a significant shrine to Our Lady of LaVang on the iconic Christ Cathedral campus in Garden)] TJ ET BT 35.000 509.296 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Grove. These funds will also support the sanctuary and site renovations of the cathedral campus. In)] TJ ET BT 35.000 494.644 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(my time as Bishop of the Diocese of Orange I have been inspired by the faith and energy of the)] TJ ET BT 35.000 479.992 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Vietnamese people. They truly place faith in God at the heart of all they do. It is an honor to join them)] TJ ET BT 35.000 465.340 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(in working to build a fitting monument to their struggles, faith and community here at the center of our)] TJ ET BT 35.000 450.688 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Diocese. Our Lady of LaVang is a revered symbol for Catholics and non-Catholics alike and will serve)] TJ ET BT 35.000 436.036 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(as a point of unity for the Vietnamese diaspora, said the Most Rev. Kevin Vann, Bishop of Orange. A)] TJ ET BT 35.000 421.384 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(committee of prominent Vietnamese-American community and business leaders has been assembled)] TJ ET BT 35.000 406.732 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(to lead this effort. Additionally, a dedicated team of architects has also been retained to develop the)] TJ ET BT 35.000 392.080 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(aesthetic of the shrine to ensure it represents Vietnamese culture and tradition. This design team)] TJ ET BT 35.000 377.428 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(includes: Trung Tr?n, architect, GSD, Vietnam, Aaron Torrence, AIA, Torrence Architects, ?? Cung,)] TJ ET BT 35.000 362.776 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(conceptual design, and Rev. Martin Lm Nguy?n, Art Professor, University of Notre Dame. Our)] TJ ET BT 35.000 348.124 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(community has been profoundly blessed here in Orange County. The Blessed Mother has been a)] TJ ET BT 35.000 333.472 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(steady unifying force in the face of hardship in Vietnam and now in the United States. We are pleased)] TJ ET BT 35.000 318.820 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(to have the opportunity to create a shrine in her honor on the campus of Christ Cathedral. The)] TJ ET BT 35.000 304.168 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(prominence of this shrine on the campus of this international destination will be a point of pride, unity)] TJ ET BT 35.000 289.516 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(and faith for the Vietnamese people, said Huan Le, MD, Chair of the Our Lady of LaVang committee. )] TJ ET BT 35.000 274.864 Td /F4 12.0 Tf [(About Our Lady of LaVang)] TJ ET BT 187.016 274.864 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [( Fearing the spread of the Catholicism, the C?nh Th?nh Emperor)] TJ ET BT 35.000 260.212 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(restricted the practice of Catholicism in Vietnam in 1798. Soon after, the emperor issued an anti-)] TJ ET BT 35.000 245.560 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Catholic edict and a brutal persecution began. Many people sought refuge in the rainforest of La Vang)] TJ ET BT 35.000 230.908 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(in Qu?ng Tr? Province, Vietnam, and many became very ill. While hiding in the jungle, the community)] TJ ET BT 35.000 216.256 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(gathered every night at the foot of a tree to pray the rosary. One night, an apparition of the Blessed)] TJ ET BT 35.000 201.604 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Mother dressed in the traditional Vietnamese o di, holding the infant Jesus in her arms, and flanked)] TJ ET BT 35.000 186.952 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(by two Angels of the Lord appeared to them in the branches of the tree. Our Lady comforted them and)] TJ ET BT 35.000 172.300 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(told them to boil leaves from the trees for medicine to cure their illnesses. In 1802 the Christians)] TJ ET BT 35.000 157.648 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(returned to their villages, passing on the story of the apparition in La Vang and its message. As the)] TJ ET BT 35.000 142.996 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(story of the apparition spreads, many came to pray at this site and to offer incense. In 1820, a chapel)] TJ ET BT 35.000 128.344 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(was built. Pastoral Center: Communications Department 13280 Chapman Avenue Garden Grove, CA)] TJ ET BT 35.000 113.692 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(92840 )] TJ ET BT 71.696 113.692 Td /F4 12.0 Tf [(office)] TJ ET 0.000 0.000 0.000 RG 0.6 w 0 J [ ] 0 d 71.696 111.082 m 103.700 111.082 l S BT 103.700 113.692 Td /F4 12.0 Tf [(:)] TJ ET BT 107.696 113.692 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [( 714-282-3075 )] TJ ET BT 215.768 113.692 Td /F4 12.0 Tf [(fax)] TJ ET 0.6 w 0 J [ ] 0 d 215.768 111.082 m 233.108 111.082 l S BT 233.108 113.692 Td /F4 12.0 Tf [(:)] TJ ET BT 237.104 113.692 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [( 714-282-302)] TJ ET BT 35.000 99.040 Td /F4 12.0 Tf [(Date Created)] TJ ET BT 35.000 84.388 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(December 2016)] TJ ET q 35.000 81.457 0.000 0.000 re W n Q 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 [(No image found)] 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 0.6 w 0 J [ ] 0 d 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 /Helvetica-Oblique /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 xref 0 17 0000000000 65535 f 0000000009 00000 n 0000000074 00000 n 0000000120 00000 n 0000000383 00000 n 0000000412 00000 n 0000000561 00000 n 0000000664 00000 n 0000008083 00000 n 0000008190 00000 n 0000008299 00000 n 0000008408 00000 n 0000008521 00000 n 0000008637 00000 n 0000008696 00000 n 0000008755 00000 n 0000008812 00000 n trailer << /Size 17 /Root 1 0 R /Info 5 0 R /ID[<7db509d0dfaa2a29f655fe2d44f02f46><7db509d0dfaa2a29f655fe2d44f02f46>] >> startxref 8869 %%EOF