St. Irenaeus Catholic Church

In response to COVID-19, Bishop Kevin Vann of the Diocese of Orange has issued a notice dispensing the Catholic faithful within his Diocese from the weekly obligation to attend Mass. The notice shown at right is posted on the northern entrance to the sanctuary at St. Irenaeus Church in Cypress. …continue reading

Senator Ling Ling Chang (R-Diamond Bar) and St. Irenaeus Catholic Church in Cypress have a common goal, which is to combat human trafficking. Recently, Senator Chang and members of this faith community partnered together for the 2020 Solidarity Walk & Prayer Vigil to Honor Trafficking Victims in Cypress. Caring participants …continue reading

St. Irenaeus Health Ministry presented a workshop on “Understanding Depression and Suicide” on January 27th in the Parish Hall. Speakers were psychologist, Tony Nguyen, MA, LMFT, and Deacon Jerry Pyne. Margery Arnold, from the Mental Health Ministry in the Orange County Diocese, also came and distributed valuable resource materials to …continue reading

St. Hedwig’s Catholic Church hosted over 250 persons would otherwise be alone or Christmas dinner this past Wednesday, Christmas Day, 2019. In attendance were survivors of the Paradise fires, that have recently relocated to the Los Alamitos area, including a 102-year-old woman who lost everything during the disaster. Other attendee’s …continue reading

The Veterans Administration Hospital in Long Beach is the focus of many local efforts to help the military veterans who are medium- and long-term patients there. One such effort was a recently concluded successful fundraiser for vets’ wheelchairs by Council 8599 of the Knights of Columbus hosted by St. Ireneaus …continue reading

The Veterans Administration Hospital in Long Beach is the focus of many local efforts to help the military veterans who are medium- and long-term patients there. One such effort is a wheelchair drive by the Council of the Knights of Columbus Council hosted by St. Ireneaus Parish in Cypress. The …continue reading

earthquake preparedness

St. Irenaeus’ Health Ministry sponsored a very informative workshop on earthquake preparedness on Oct. 21st presented by Susan Trant, owner of Be Ready Earthquake and Survival Products. Susan listed practical plans and products that could help us survive a disaster. The presentation was attended by about 40 people, including Cypress …continue reading

Are you ready? The recent earthquakes in Southern California may have jolted you and served as a wake-up call to put together an earthquake kit and a plan before the next quake comes. St. Irenaeus Health Ministry is sponsoring a timely workshop on Earthquake Preparedness presented by Susan Trant from …continue reading