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Pictured with the donated table are Boys & Girls Club of Cypress’ members Eric V., Aiden A., Steven H., Raul R., David J., Rowan R., James G., Gavin D., and Samantha A.

SeaCoast Grace donates outdoor table, scholarship funds to Cypress Boys and Girls Club

SeaCoast Grace donates outdoor table, scholarship funds to Cypress Boys and Girls Club Since 2009, SeaCoast Grace Church has supported area youth at Boys & Girls Club of Cypress by providing volunteer mentors, in-kind resou...
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Free Advance Care Planning workshop on Monday, May 18

St. Irenaeus Parish invites everyone to a free workshop on Advance Care Planning so that anyone over 18 can join the conversation about important choices for living and dying. The program is brought to our community by the Oran...
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St. Irenaeus Fiesta on track for June 26, 27, and 28

Save the date! The annual St. Irenaeus Fiesta is on track for the last weekend of June, beginning Friday, June 26, continuing through Saturday, June 27, and ending with a traditional big, big drawing on Sunday, June 28. This ye...
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Hugh Hewitt, Annual Prayer Breakfast

Hugh Hewitt to speak at Interfaith Council Annual Prayer Breakfast

The Greater Huntington Beach Interfaith Council’s 2015 Annual Prayer Breakfast Event is perhaps the most important gathering so far this year, bringing the community together to celebrate life in a thoughtful moment in a ...
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A prior concert at Holy Cross Lutheran Church. Courtesy photo.

Sunday Serenades ends season with contemporary works played by Symphonic Winds of the Pacific

Sunday Serenades welcomes The Symphonic Winds of the Pacific under the direction of Dr. Anthony Mazzaferro on Sunday, April 26th at 4:00pm. Featured on the program are “Angels in the Architecture” by Frank Ticheli and other...
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Liz Tuttle with local children during 2014 summer mission trip to Ecuador. Courtesy photo.

Community invited to donate to and buy from Cypress Church Rummage Sale

Make a global impact at the annual Cypress Church Rummage Sale on Saturday, April 18 from 8 a.m. until 2 p.m. All proceeds from the sale go directly to support this summer’s missions teams. Kids and adults from Cypress Church...
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Los Altos United Methodist Church to offer three Easter Sunday morning services

The promise of new life, hope and the joy of Easter will be celebrated at Los Altos United Methodist Church during three Sunday Morning services on Sunday, April 5. For early risers, the 8:30 a.m. service will host the Sanctuar...
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Pastor Justin McElderry preaches on Easter Sunday 2014 at The Branch Church in Los Alamitos. Courtesy photo.

The Branch Church celebrates one year in Los Alamitos

The Los Alamitos Community Center — with its large ceiling giving way to so much light, the sounds of kids outside on the playground, the NJB basketball players coming and going — gives The Branch Church its distinctive cha...
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Mary O'Hara in 1995. Photo courtesy of her son, George O'Hara.

In memoriam: Mary O’Hara, 1926-2015

In Memoriam: Mary O’Hara, January 24, 1926-February 17, 2015 Family members and friends gathered at St. Irenaeus Church in Cypress over two days to celebrate the life of Cypress resident Mary O’Hara, a St. Irenaeus parishio...
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Paying It Forward in suffering?

I love the idea of “paying it forward.” It’s a powerful concept. First, it helps us to take stock of the ways we’ve been blessed — and indeed we have! But then it empowers us. We realize we have a responsibility to be...
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Memorial service for Shirley Bailey of Rossmoor on Saturday, Feb. 7

It is with sad hearts the Rossmoor Homeowners Association wishes to acknowledge the passing of a leader of the Rossmoor Community. Shirley Bailey passed away at her home on Jan. 25, 2015. Shirley was driving force in making Ros...
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Newfangled Four Barbershop Quartet to sing at Los Altos United Methodist Church

Experience amazing harmonies at Los Altos United Methodist, 5950 East Willow St. in Long Beach, on Sunday, Jan. 25, at 3 p.m. The Church presents in concert the award-winning Newfangled Four Barbershop Quartet in the church’s...
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Top Ten Stories for all of 2014

These were the most read stories at Orange County Breeze over the last year (excluding weather forecasts): Knott’s announces 2014 Scary Farm dates and the return of Elvira 5.4 magnitude quake hits east of Sonora High in L...
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Christ Cathedral in the Diocese of Orange. Courtesy photo.

One-woman show about Sister Faustina Kowalsak at Christ Cathedral in January

Christ Cathedral will host a one-weekend run of a one-woman show about Sister Faustina Kowalska in Freed Theatre, part of the Cultural Center on the Cathedral campus, 13280 Chapman Ave. in Garden Grove. Faustina: Messenger of D...
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