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Dec 05, 2012, 11:45 ET

Bishop Kevin W. Vann Installation December 10th As Fourth Bishop of Orange

 The Most Reverend Kevin W. Vann, JCD, DD, will be installed as the Fourth Bishop of Orange during ceremonies to be held December 9th and 10th....

Sep 27, 2012, 11:19 ET
Dean Torrence of the 60s rock and roll duo - Jan and Dean - noted for its "Surf City" hit that launched the surfer craze music era, records audio email invite to the Fifth Annual Blessing of the Waves, October 14th in Huntington Beach, CA (aka: Surf City USA).  (PRNewsFoto/Diocese of Orange)

Dean Torrence Records Invitation to "Blessing of the Waves" in Surf City, USA

 With the Fifth Annual Blessing of the Waves a few weeks away, Dean Torrence of the 60s rock and roll duo – Jan and Dean - is...

Jun 09, 2012, 18:11 ET

Catholic Diocese of Orange Announces Cathedral Name:

 The ordination of Catholic priests today at St. Columban Catholic Church in Garden Grove carried additional significance for...

Jan 15, 2004, 00:00 ET

Bishop Tod Brown Proclaims Historic COVENANT WITH THE FAITHFUL; Pledges To Make Diocese of Orange Responsive and Accountable; Will Dedicate Period Of Lent to Remorse for Sexual Abuse Victims

ORANGE, Calif., Jan. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Tod D. Brown, D.D., Bishop of Orange, (Ca.) announced today that he is proclaiming THE COVENANT WITH THE...