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Standing in the midst of downtown Los Angeles, the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels serves the total Archdiocese of over 5 million Catholics. As the heart of all 287 Parish Churches and communities, it is the place where the Archbishop celebrates the major Liturgies of the year with clergy, religious and laity.

The Cathedral serves as a "model Church for all Parish Churches" in the style and content of its liturgical celebrations. In design, art and furnishings, the Cathedral is rich in cultural diversity in a city in which Sunday Mass is celebrated in 42 different languages. In these past fifteen years, the Cathedral has welcomed countless pilgrims and visitors. Thank you for being a part of the Cathedral's success story!

News & Events

Feast of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary
Tuesday, August 15, 2017
The Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary commemorates the death of Mary and her bodily assumption into Heaven. It is the most important of all Marian Feasts and a Holy Day of obligation. On this day, Masses at the Cathedral will be held at 7:00am, 12:10pm, and 5:30pm. | Read More

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St. John's Seminary Diaconate Ordination Mass 2017
Saturday, August 12, 2017, 9:00am
On Saturday August 12th Bishop Brennan will ordain 11 seminarians from St. John's Seminary to the Sacred Order of Deacon at the Cathedral. The ordinandi to be ordained to the transitional diaconate are: Egren Gomez, Danilo Guinto, Gilbert Arthur Guzman, Ian-Vincent Hagan, Paul Keeya, Spencer Mayer Lewrenz, John T. O'Brien, Tommy Roide, Pedro Saucedo Jr, Joachim Ssbwana and Matthew Wheeler. | View Ordination Replay | Watch & Comment on Facebook

Blessed Monseñor Oscar A. Romero Centennial Mass

The Life & Legacy of Blessed Monseñor Oscar Romero celebrated in a special Centennial Mass
Sunday, Aug. 13, 2017 at 12:30pm
Celebrate the life and legacy of Blessed Archbishop Oscar Romero at the Cathedral this Sunday, Aug. 13 during the Spanish 12:30pm Mass. The Mass, to be celebrated by Archbishop Gomez, commemorates the 100th birthday anniversary of Blessed Romero. Born on Aug. 15, 1917, Blessed Romero was ordained a priest at the age of 25 in 1942. In the late 1970s he became a voice for the voiceless, as thousands were being killed or were disappearing monthly across the civil war-torn nation. He has since become a beloved martyr and was beatified on May 23, 2015.

Adult Confirmation

Adult Confirmation Peparation Process Offered at the Cathedral (Available in English or Spanish)
The Cathedral is offering an eight-session Adult Confirmation Preparation Process. It is open to baptized Roman Catholics who have celebrated their First Communion, are 18 years and older and for whatever reason, have not celebrated the Sacrament of Confirmation. Please read more for details and to register. Deadline to register is Friday, August 25, 2017. | read more

*Also available in Spanish / Programa de Confirmación de Adultos en Español (Inscribase antes de el 25 de Agosto)| Oprima para Más detalles


Egren Gomez

Cathedral Seminarian to celebrate first Mass as Deacon on Sunday August 13th
Saturday, August 13, 2017 (all Masses)
Our prayer for vocations bears its first fruit here at our parish. It is with great joy and thanksgiving to almighty God that we announce that our homegrown seminarian, Egren Gomez, will be ordained a Deacon on Saturday August 12th and will celebrate his first Mass as a Deacon on Sunday August 13th. Many of you have been following, praying and supporting Egren, and we thank you and invite you to celebrate this joyful occasion at any one of the Masses that day: 8:00 am, 10:00 am or 12:30 pm (Spanish). Egren will preach for the first time as a Deacon at the 8:00 am and 10:0 am Masses. Please join the Cathedral community in prayer as Egren takes this important step in his journey to the Sacred Priesthood.


Feast of Our Lady of the Angels

7th Annual Grand Marian Procession & Votive Mass for the Feast of Our Lady of the Angels
Saturday, August 26, 2017; 3:00pm
In early September of 1781, a band of settlers founded their new town: El Pueblo de Nuestra Señora de Los Angeles. Since then, Angelenos have sought the aid and protection of the Blessed Mother for what has become a great, yet often challenged, city. On Saturday, August 26, 2017, a Votive Mass at the Cathedral and grand Marian Procession through downtown Los Angeles will be held to celebrate the Feast of Our Lady of the Angels, to aid and protect our City and County which all bear Our Lady's name. | Click for event schedule & flyers

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Annual Celebration of Cultures Mass: "A Communion of Communities"
Saturday, September 16, 2017 9:30am (pre-procession)
This annual event, coordinated by the Office of Ethnic Ministries, celebrates the vast cultural diversity of the Catholic Church of Los Angeles, and the unique gifts that different ethnic groups bring. Archbishop Gomez will preside at the 10 a.m. Mass (streamed live), with the pre-procession starting at 9:30 a.m.. Themed "A Communion of Communities," it is open to ALL!. Information: (213) 637-7356. | Read More

Video: Celebration of Life for Fallen LAFD Firefighter Kelly Wong
Fallen LAFD Kelly Wong’s influence was on full display Friday outside the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels as numerous firetrucks from San Francisco to Las Vegas lined the nearby streets in his honor. Wong, 29, was remembered as a great friend, loving father and husband, as well as a passionate firefighter, during a celebration of his life. | View the service online.

Cathedral Young Adults (C-YA) at the Cathedral
We are a welcoming, Catholic young adult community at the Cathedral, providing opportunities to experience and witness God's love by journeying together in faith through knowing, loving, serving and sharing God with others. Take part in spiritual development for young single adults, men and women, 18 years of age or more. For additional information please call (213) 680-5200. | Join our Facebook page for updates.

Contact Us: Our Cathedral Parish Office is here to serve you. Contact us at (213) 680-5200. We also encourage you to join us on Social Media for the latest news and updates! www.facebook.com/olacathedral


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