%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 ] /Count 2 /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 (ž˙dompdf 1.0.2 + CPDF) /CreationDate (D:20221128173604+00'00') /ModDate (D:20221128173604+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 7659 >> stream 0.000 0.000 0.000 rg BT 35.000 742.238 Td /F1 15.0 Tf [(Bishop Kevin Vann to Bless Site of Future Our Lady of Lavang Shrine on Christ)] TJ ET BT 35.000 723.923 Td /F1 15.0 Tf [(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 [(In an elaborate ceremony accented by traditional Vietnamese dancers and a large outdoor Mass –the )] TJ ET BT 35.000 641.164 Td /F5 12.0 Tf [(Vietnamese Catholic community will celebrate the progress made in realizing their dream of a shrine )] TJ ET BT 35.000 626.512 Td /F5 12.0 Tf [(dedicated to Our Lady of LaVang in the heart of “little Saigon”, the largest Vietnamese community )] TJ ET BT 35.000 611.860 Td /F5 12.0 Tf [(outside Vietnam.)] TJ ET BT 124.376 611.860 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(   )] TJ ET BT 134.384 611.860 Td /F4 12.0 Tf [(Garden Grove, Calif., \()] TJ ET BT 261.092 611.860 Td /F4 12.0 Tf [(Oct. 16, 2017\))] TJ ET BT 338.468 611.860 Td /F4 12.0 Tf [( –)] TJ ET BT 348.476 611.860 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [( On Saturday, October 21, 2017 at 4 p.m.)] TJ ET BT 35.000 597.208 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(the Most Rev. Kevin Vann, Bishop of Orange, will join with thousands of Vietnamese Catholics and)] TJ ET BT 35.000 582.556 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(clergy for a ceremonial blessing of the future site of a shrine dedicated to Our Lady of LaVang on the)] TJ ET BT 35.000 567.904 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Christ Cathedral campus \(13280 Chapman Ave., Garden Grove 92840\). This seminal project was)] TJ ET BT 35.000 553.252 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(announced by Bishop Vann and a core group of Vietnamese community and business leaders in)] TJ ET BT 35.000 538.600 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(December of 2016. Since this announcement the future shrine design process has been completed)] TJ ET BT 35.000 523.948 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(and significant fundraising has taken place and continues to fully fund construction of the shrine and)] TJ ET BT 35.000 509.296 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(needed site work.)] TJ ET BT 129.044 509.296 Td /F4 12.0 Tf [( )] TJ ET BT 132.380 509.296 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [( “The energy and excitement within the Vietnamese Catholic community to build a)] TJ ET BT 35.000 494.644 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(shrine to the patroness of the Vietnamese people has been a blessing to our ministry at Christ)] TJ ET BT 35.000 479.992 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Cathedral. I am pleased that the diligent efforts of the volunteers supporting this effort have reached)] TJ ET BT 35.000 465.340 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(this important milestone, the completion of the design phase for the shrine and the ceremonial blessing)] TJ ET BT 35.000 450.688 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(of the future site,” said Bishop Vann. The Vietnamese people suffered centuries of brutal persecution)] TJ ET BT 35.000 436.036 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(in their homeland and many faced an arduous journey fleeing Vietnam after the fall of Saigon in 1975.)] TJ ET BT 35.000 421.384 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(The Blessed Mother has provided spiritual care and protection to Vietnamese Catholics throughout)] TJ ET BT 35.000 406.732 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(these many struggles and hardships and they carry a deep and lasting connection to Our Lady of)] TJ ET BT 35.000 392.080 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(LaVang. It is appropriate that such a significant shrine be built at the center of the communities that are)] TJ ET BT 35.000 377.428 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(home to the largest Vietnamese community outside of Vietnam. A committee of prominent Vietnamese-)] TJ ET BT 35.000 362.776 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(American community and business leaders has partnered with a dedicated team of architects to)] TJ ET BT 35.000 348.124 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(develop a contemporary expression of the Our Lady of LaVang that is true to the cultural traditions of)] TJ ET BT 35.000 333.472 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Vietnamese Catholics while seamlessly integrating into the architecturally modern Christ Cathedral)] TJ ET BT 35.000 318.820 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(campus. “Over the past year our teams of architects and designers has visited the shrine to our Lady in)] TJ ET BT 35.000 304.168 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(LaVang, Vietnam twice and have studied in great depth this apparition of Mary and the sacrificial story)] TJ ET BT 35.000 289.516 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(of the Vietnamese Catholic people. We feel that we have successfully married a contemporary design)] TJ ET BT 35.000 274.864 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(ethic with the tradition and solemnity of Our Lady of LaVang and the journey of faith for Vietnamese)] TJ ET BT 35.000 260.212 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Catholics, said Aaron Torrence, AIA, Torrence Architects. )] TJ ET BT 343.112 260.212 Td /F4 12.0 Tf [(About Our Lady of LaVang)] TJ ET BT 495.128 260.212 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [( Fearing the)] TJ ET BT 35.000 245.560 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(spread of the Catholicism, the C?nh Th?nh Emperor restricted the practice of Catholicism in Vietnam in)] TJ ET BT 35.000 230.908 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(1798. Soon after, the emperor issued an anti-Catholic edict and a brutal persecution began. Many)] TJ ET BT 35.000 216.256 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(people sought refuge in the rainforest of LaVang in Qu?ng Tr? Province, Vietnam, and many became)] TJ ET BT 35.000 201.604 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(very ill. While hiding in the jungle, the community gathered every night at the foot of a tree to pray the)] TJ ET BT 35.000 186.952 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(rosary. One night, an apparition of the Blessed Mother dressed in the traditional Vietnamese įo dąi,)] TJ ET BT 35.000 172.300 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(holding the infant Jesus in her arms, and flanked by two Angels of the Lord appeared to them in the)] TJ ET BT 35.000 157.648 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(branches of the tree. Our Lady comforted them and told them to boil leaves from the trees for medicine)] TJ ET BT 35.000 142.996 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(to cure their illnesses. In 1802 the Christians returned to their villages, passing on the story of the)] TJ ET BT 35.000 128.344 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(apparition in LaVang and its message. As the story of the apparition spreads, many came to pray at)] TJ ET BT 35.000 113.692 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(this site and to offer incense. 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