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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

Adopt-A-Family 2017

Cathedral's Adopt-A-Family Program Celebrates its 27th Year
Volunteer Opportunities Available now!

For over twenty seven years, the Cathedral's Adopt-A-Family program has made it possible for struggling families with children to have a magical Christmas. But before the magic can happen, we need volunteer angels to help us with the 500 families we plan on adopting this year.. | read more | Volunteer Opportunities (PDF) | Family Sponsor Form 2017

Cathedral Outreach Food Drive

Cathedral Outreach Food Drive
November 12th - November 19, 2017
As the number of families needing assistance with food continues to grow, we need your help. On Sunday, November 12th, after all the Masses, grocery bags will be distributed outside the Cathedral entrances. A list of needed items will be included with each bag. Please fill the bag with items from the list and return it to the Cathedral on Sunday, November 19 (food bins located at entrances) or on Thanksgiving Day at the 9:00 am Mass (food bins will be located near the altar). For more information, contact Cathedral Outreach, at (213) 680-5231.

Thanksgiving Day Mass
Thursday, November 26, 2017 @ 9:00AM
Please join us on Thanksgiving morning as we give thanks to God for the blessings in our lives. At the same time, we reach out to those in need and encourage everyone to bring non-perishable food items and place them in the food bins located near the altar. These items will help replenish our Outreach Food Pantry Program. (Free parking at the Cathedral for 9am Mass attendance only).

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Cathedral Tapestry Artist John Nava to launch his forthcoming book: "Sacred Material"
with a Book Signing at the Cathedral Giftshop
(Coming soon this December 3, 2017)

Join Cathedral Tapestry Artist John Nava as he autographs his forthcoming book Sacred Material: Art of the Tapestries of the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels on Sunday, December 3rd after the 8am and 10am Masses. SACRED MATERIAL details the historic saga of the creation of The Communion of Saints, The Baptism of the Lord, and The New Jerusalem, the monumental tapestry triptych by world-renowned artist John Nava. Nava shares the unprecedented journey of his tapestries from oils on canvas in his Ojai studio, to the legendary looms of Belgium, to the walls of the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels in Los Angeles. SACRED MATERIAL includes a complete hagiography of the 135 saints and blesseds portrayed in the world’s greatest modern-day tapestry commission. A feast for the eyes. . . and the soul.. . Available soon at the Cathedral Gift Shop

Click for More: La Virgen de Guadalupe Play

La Virgen de Guadalupe, Dios Inantzin (Spanish)
Two Performances: Thursday & Friday, December 7 & 8, 2017 @ 7:30PM
Free Admission/Goodwill Offering at door.

La Virgen de Guadalupe, Dios Inantzin retells the story of the apparitions of the Virgin Mary to the Indian peasant Juan Diego. This profoundly moving play, peformed in spanish with music and dance, will be presented at the Cathedral by the Latino Theater Company on December 7th and 8th at 7:30pm. Free Admission with Goodwill offering at the door. Secure Parking: $9. | More Info.

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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555 W. Temple Street
Los Angeles, California 90012

Tel: (213) 680-5200