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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

Fiestas Guadalupanas

Las Mañanitas a la Virgen de Guadalupe, "Madre de Las Américas” (Spanish)
Monday, December 11, 2017 (Starting at 7pm)
Join us in expressing our love and devotion to 'Nuestra Virgencita de Guadalupe' on Monday, December 11th. The celebration begins at 7:00PM with veneration of the Relic of the Tilma, followed by festivities on the Plaza including Aztec dancers and FREE food. The celebration moves inside the Cathedral with veneration to Our Lady, the Holy Rosary, Mariachis including special invited guests Graciela Beltran, Rozenda Bernal, Alfredo Sicairos, Osbaldo Lopez, Angelito Garcia, Jacky Ibarra, Angel Ng and more. The celebration culminates with Midnight Mass celebrated in Spanish by Archbishop José H. Gomez. View the Full Schedule of Events.. | More Info.
 

Journey to Bethlehem

Advent: Journey to Bethlehem, Weekly Reflections and Sunday Blessings
Advent Ongoing
This Advent Season we invite you to slow down and prepare your heart so that you may be ready to welcome Jesus in your life this Christmas. Plan to prepare a space for prayer in your home using an Advent Wreath and a Nativity Scene. Each week we will invite you to bring an item for blessing at the Sunday Mass see our schedule here. We also invite you download our Advent Resource for prayer with your family, small faith community or individual reflection here. (Updated weekly.).

 

Camino a Belén

Adviento: Camino a Belén, Reflexiones Semanales y Bendiciones Dominicales
Durante el Tiempo de Adviento
Esta temporada de Adviento te invitamos a ralentizar tu vida y preparar tu corazón para recibir a Jesús en tu vida esta Navidad. Planea preparar un espacio para la oración en tu hogar utilizando una corona de Adviento y un nacimiento. Cada semana te invitaremos a traer un artículo para ser bendecido en la Misa Dominical, ve los detalles aquí. También te invitamos a bajar nuestro Recurso de Adviento para la oración entre familia, con comunidad pequeña de fe, o para la oración individual aquí. (Actualizado semanalmente).

 

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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 now at the Cathedral Gift Shop
 

Adopt-A-Family 2017

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

Ongoing
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
 
 

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.
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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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ADOPT-A-FAMILY 2017:
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Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels
555 W. Temple Street
Los Angeles, California 90012

Tel: (213) 680-5200