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Eternal Word Television Network to open facility on Christ Cathedral campus

EWTN Global Catholic Network has begun construction of its first West Coast television news and broadcast facility located within the iconic Tower of Hope on the Christ Cathedral campus. EWTN hopes to begin broadcasting news, t...
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Newly assigned parochial vicar Father Martin Nguyen on the patio of St. Irenaeus Church in Cypress on Sunday, Juloy 6, 2014. Photo by C.E.H. Wiedel.

New parochial vicar introduced at St. Irenaeus Parish

July is the month for new assignments in the Diocese of Orange. Accordingly, parishioners attending Mass this weekend at St. Irenaeus in Cypress have met Father Martin Nguyen, newly assigned parochial vicar. Father Nguyen was b...
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Chef Pascal Olhats. Courtesy photo.

Prix fixe dinner and live music at Christ Cathedral to raise funds for food distribution

Renowned Chef and restaurateur, Pascal Olhats will host a unique dining experience at the Christ Cathedral cam-pus the evening of July 17th. This first of its kind event will offer exquisite prix fixe dining options, an excepti...
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Supreme Court sides with religious liberty

The United States Supreme Court has issued its 5-4 ruling in the case of Burwell v. Hobby Lobby Stores, Inc. that pitted the Obama Administration against closely-held corporations that did not wish to violate the religious beli...
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Pictured are four of the Super Hero Winners at the St. Irenaeus Fiesta of Super Heroes on June 22, 2014. Left to right are “Wondergirl” Sarah, “Thor” Brycen, “Spiderman” Luke, and “Spidergirl” Eloise.

St. Irenaeus Fiesta award-winners announced

St. Irenaeus Church in Cypress celebrated the 50th Anniversary of the Annual Parish Fiesta with three days of food, fun and festivities on June 20, 21 and 22, 2014. The parish grounds were filled with exciting carnival rides, c...
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Holy Cross Lutheran to host sea-themed Vacation Bible School

VBS’s “Gangway to Galilee” is almost here! So bring your kids and dive on in, when we learn about our one true-life saver, Jesus. Our sea-themed Vacation Bible School will be a weeklong adventure of Bible stor...
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Gallup poll: majority still find religion relevant

According to Gallup, since skidding downhill from over 80 percent in the mid 1950s to under 60 percent by the mid 1980s, the percentage of American who believe that religion can answer modern day problem has bumped along sidewa...
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Groundlings Summer Day Camp to keep kids engaged, learning, and playing this summer

Don’t let your kids fall in the rut of playing video games or chatting with friends online all summer. Instead, sign them up for a week… or six weeks of summer camp! Los Altos United Methodist Church in Long Beach is of...
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Catholic Bishops object to big jump in state funding for abortions while other medical funding cut

The Most Rev. Jaime Soto, president of the California Catholic Conference and Bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Sacramento, issued the following statement today upon word that the recently passed State Budget includes a 40% inc...
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Kevin Van, Bishop of Orange. Courtesy of Orange Catholic Foundation.

Bishop of Orange to ordain three new priests

The Most Rev. Kevin Vann, Bishop of Orange, will ordain three men as Catholic priests on Saturday, June 7, at 10: 30 a.m., at St. Columban Church (10801 Stanford Ave., Garden Grove). “These new priests are a blessing from God...
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Pops concert gala benefits aspiring young musicians

From the concert hall to Downton Abbey and from Broadway to Tin Pan Alley’s best of the American Popular Songbook, the orchestras of Musique Sur La Mer (MSLM) will bring their very best to the Community Congregational Church,...
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Musique sur la Mer Orchestra in concert. Courtesy photo.

Kiwanis grant makes orchestra music camp free for all

A generous grant presented by the Downtown Long Beach Chapter of the Kiwanis Club to Musique Sur La Mer (MSLM) Orchestras makes the inaugural MSLM Summer Orchestra Camp available all musicians ages 7 through 19 free of charge. ...
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Helping Other People Everyday (H.O.P.E.), an outreach of St. Irenaeus Church

Eat at Hof’s Hut this week to raise money for H.O.P.E.

Please come to Hof’s Hut in Los Alamitos at 10900 Los Alamitos Blvd. on May 19, 20, 21 and 22, 2014 to help raise funds for H.O.P.E. (Help Other People Every Day)! H.O.P.E. is the non-profit group that is in charge of th...
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Construction worker walks away after using a fire extinguisher on sparking downed power lines on Orangewood in Los Alamitos . Photo by C.E.H. Wiedel.

Downed power line at Orangewood/Los Alamitos Blvd.

A live power line was down on Orangewood Ave. near the intersection of Orangewood and Los Alamitos Blvd. near St. Hedwig School in the city of Los Alamitos. The cause of the damage was not immediately clear. Drivers were trappe...
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