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Crystal Cathedral

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Address: 12141 Lewis St, Garden Grove, CA 92840-4699
Phone Number: +1 714-971-4000
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Unique cathedral composed of 10,000 panes of glass forming a four-pointed...

Unique cathedral composed of 10,000 panes of glass forming a four-pointed star.

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Currently Under Complete Renovation

Was able to tour the grounds around the cathedral. Interesting monuments to certain biblical stories (Job, Prodigal Son, etc). Interesting architecture.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 25 September 2016
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Centennial, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

Absolutely one of the most beautiful churches I have ever seen. The church is made of all glass with beautiful biblical statues throughout the grounds, to include Jesus walking on water. We said a prayer in both the church and the prayer spire, also all glass, which is a tall tower that contains a prayer chapel at the base of... More 

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No. VA
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

During a recent visit to Orange, CA I decided to stop at the Crystal Cathedral. I found that the name has changed, and that it's currently owned by the Catholic Diocese. It is currently under going an extensive renovation, but you can peak in the windows and see what's left from when it was the Crystal Cathedral. There are drawings... More 

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Akron, Ohio
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

Was able to tour the grounds around the cathedral. Interesting monuments to certain biblical stories (Job, Prodigal Son, etc). Interesting architecture.

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Garden Grove, California
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

Many things have changed since it's turned into CHRIST cathedral. They're renovating the big glass cathedral and services are done in the arbo. Not as busy as before. It's still a pretty place for friends from out of town to come take pictures.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

Not Catholic but this place we saw from two blocks away and said let's go check that out and it was awesome.very worth going to see even if it's out of your way...it's that nice..GODISLOVE

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Bicester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016

Attended Sunday mass in the arboretum whilst the main church undergoing renovation. Impressive building & beautiful location.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

It is my first visit, but I was amazed by the sizable campus and the beautiful landscape. I went there in the evening. From far away, I saw the sun lights bathed the building in pinkish with a sense of glory. It was late when I finally reached the campus. Pryer Spire is an interesting building, but I am not... More 

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New Windsor, Maryland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 August 2016

To beautiful to miss if in the Anaheim area. The cathedral is under renovation, but the grounds, and the Chapel are definitely worth going to. Masses in English, Vietnamese, Spanish.

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Halifax, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2016

I had one visit in 2007 and truly enjoyed it. We set in on a service and it was really moving. You could feel God's presence all around you. A must see or visit if you are near to Garden Grove Cali.

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Lafayette, Louisiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2016 via mobile

So proud to be a Catholic! This place will be absolutely gorgeous once the renovations are complete. We attend Mass here while staying at the Hyatt!

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