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OC CATHOLIC RADIO: SOLEMN BLESSING OF THE OUR LADY OF LA VANG SHRINE

Today’s podcast session is a very special one. On the campus of Christ Cathedral in Garden Grove, CA, we’ll discuss the “solemn blessing’ for the Our Lady of La Vang shrine. Joining host Rick Howick in the studio today are two honored guests: Bishop Thanh Thai Nguyen and project coordinator Elysabeth Nguyen.

 

 

 

 

Originally broadcast on 7/10/21

SOLEMN BLESSING OF THE STATIONS OF MERCY

A special ceremony will take place on the Christ Cathedral Campus May 17 at noon, when Bishop Kevin Vann will bless the 11 Stations of Mercy located throughout the Christ Cathedral grounds.

The prayerful assembly will process from one site to the next, following the Bishop as he blesses each site.

The Stations of Mercy are a permanent installation created in response to Pope Francis’ call to renewed reflection on the Spiritual and Corporal Works of Mercy during the Jubilee Year of Mercy.

A printed guide in English, Spanish, and Vietnamese offers a reflection and prayer suggestion for each Station.

“Mercy is the bridge that connects God and humanity, opening our hearts to the hope of being loved forever despite our sinfulness,” says Pope Francis.

 

When: May 17, 2016; 12 – 1:30 p.m.

Where: Christ Cathedral Campus

13280 Chapman Ave., Garden Grove 92840

(Gather in the Plaza near the Cultural Center)