The following comes from a July 31 story on the OCBreeze.com website based on a press release from the diocese of Orange.
The Roman Catholic Diocese of Orange has begun construction of a radio broadcast facility within the iconic Tower of Hope on the Christ Cathedral campus. This facility will be capable of producing live and recorded shows and news coverage to be carried over Immaculate Heart Radio’s extensive broadcast network and locally at AM 1000. As part of this partnership the Diocese will support Immaculate Heart Radio as they boost the power of their radio signal to cover all of Orange County, making Catholic radio available to the more than 1.3 million Catholics within the Diocese.
“As we transform the Christ Cathedral campus into a dynamic and inspirational center of Catholic worship and outreach, we are blessed to continue to build our capacity to touch the hearts of the faithful in new ways. Our partnership with Immaculate Heart Radio will profoundly benefit the mission of the Church and enable Catholics who spend a great deal of time in their cars to spend this time learning, experiencing and celebrating their faith,” said the Most Rev. Kevin Vann, Bishop of Orange.
The Roman Catholic Diocese of Orange acquired the former Crystal Cathedral in November of 2011 and took possession of the property in September of 2013….
Last week the diocese announced a unique partnership with the world’s largest religious media network, EWTN. This network has begun construction of a television studio and production facility that will share stories of faith from the Christ Cathedral with its audience of more than 230 million homes in 140 countries and territories. The new radio broadcast facility will complement the work being done with EWTN….
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