Orange County Breeze
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Award-winning Diocese of Orange parochial schools open their doors for National Catholic Schools Week

The following information was released by the Diocese of Orange. Editor’s note: St. Hedwig’s Parish School in Los Alamitos and St. Irenaeus Parish School in Cypress will both participate in Catholic Schools Week. They have ...
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St. Hedwig AutumnFest coming on Friday through Sunday

This article was originally published in the October 2013 print issue of Orange County Breeze. Set aside the first weekend in October — from Friday, Oct. 4 through Sunday, Oct. 6 — for family fun at St. Hedwig’s Catholic ...
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Fr. Christopher Heath, new parochial vicar at St. Hedwig Catholic Church in Los Alamitos.

St. Hedwig assigned new pastor

In July each year, the Diocese of Orange changes the parochial assignments of its priests — and parish members wait (sometimes anxiously) to meet new faces. Not every single priest gets a new assignment. Most priests remain a...
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For our Catholic readers: two new saints approved by Pope Francis

According to Rocco Palmo at Whispers in the Loggia, Pope Francis has approved the official recognition of Pope John XXIII and Pope John Paul II as saints of the Roman Catholic Church. John XXIII convoked Vatican II. His approva...
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Protecting religious liberty — focus of ‘Fortnight for Freedom’

The following statement was release by Bishop Tod Brown to the parishes in the Diocese of Orange. The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB), concerned over the threats to religious freedom both at home and abroad, has cal...
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