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Blessings to you on this most Holy of Weeks. 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 first sixteen years, the Cathedral has welcomed countless pilgrims and visitors. Thank you for being a part of the Cathedral's success story!




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Memorial Day Mass at the Cathedral
Monday, May 28, 2018 @ 10:00am,
In observance of Memorial Day, the Cathedral will celebrate Mass at 10:00am on Monday, May 28th. Parking for Mass attendees will be validated. The Cathedral will be open to visitors on May 28th, and parking will be available at the regular Holiday Flat Rate of $10 for Cathedral. The Parish Offices will be closed.
 

Ordination to the Priesthood
Saturday, June 2, 2018, (Tickets Required for Admission)
On Saturday June 2nd, nine men will be Ordinated to the Priesthood by Archbishop José H. Gomez for the Archdiocese of Los Angeles. Let us pray for them as this very important day approaches. The Ordination will be streamed LIVE on our Cathedral Facebook and Youtube channels starting at 9:00 am on June 2nd. Tickets are required for admission. | Read More
 

Mass of Thanksgiving for the Ordination of the Cathedral's First Seminarian
Sunday, June 3, 2018, @ 10:00am
On Sunday, June 3rd, the first seminarian to be ordained from our Cathedral Parish Community will celebrate his first Mass. Fr. Egren Gomez will preside over the 10:00am Mass on Sunday.
"On my pilgrimage to the priesthood, I rediscovered the brilliant light of Christ dwelling within us. We are all children of Light! I am bursting with enthusiasm and exuberance to spread this Good news! I recall the words at our baptism; “Receive the light of Christ… this light is entrusted to you to be kept burning brightly.” I humbly say that by the grace of God, “I am ready to keep the Cathedral light burning brightly!” To give the Light of Christ to all people!" - Egren Gomez
 

Episcopal Ordination of Bishop-Elect Marc V. Trudeau
Thursday, June 7, 2018 (Tickets Required for Admission)
On April 5, 2018, Pope Francis named Msgr. Marc V. Trudeau auxiliary bishop of the Archdiocese of Los Angeles. The appointment was announced in Washington, D.C. at 3 a.m. PDT by Archbishop Christophe Pierre, apostolic nuncio to the United States. Bishop-elect Trudeau will serve alongside the other five active auxiliary bishops of the Archdiocese under Archbishop José H. Gomez. Bishop-elect Trudeau is a Hollywood-born former dentist who worked at Vons for more than a decade to put himself through school, he graduated twice from USC, and has survived cancer. See the announcement by Archbishop Gomez. The Ordination will take place on Thursday, June 7th at 2pm (tickets required); Solemn Vepers will be held at 5pm on Wednesday, June 6th. The Ordination will be streamed LIVE on our Cathedral Facebook and Youtube channels starting at 2:00pm on June 7th.To learn more about Bishop-elect Trudeau, visit http://angelusnews.com/BishopElectTrudeau.

 

Called to serve: The Diaconate formation class of 2018
Saturday, June 9, 2018, (Tickets required for Admission)
On Saturday June 9th, Archbishop José H. Gomez will ordain 10 men to the Sacred Order of Deacon at the Cathedral. Those to be ordained and their wives have undergone a five-year period of formation in preparation for the ministry. The formation process integrates academic, pastoral, human, and spiritual dimensions towards forming deacons and their wives in ministries of Word, Liturgy, and Charity. They will be assigned to their home parishes. Tickets will be required for attendace. | The Ordination will be streamed LIVE on our Cathedral Facebook and Youtube channels starting at 9:00 am on June 9th.
 

Commemoration of the New Feast of Mary, Mother of the Church
Monday, May 21, 2018
On Pentecost Monday this past May 21st, Archbishop José H. Gomez commemorated the Feast devoted to our Blessed Mother. The Cathedral was filled with students from many of our Catholic schools. Faithful in attendance where invited to write prayers of intention for the intercession of Blessed Virgin Mary, Mother of the Church, which will be delivered to the Basilica of Our Lady of Guadalupe in Mexico City in July as part of the annual Archdiocesan pilgrimage with Archbishop Gomez. | VIDEO
 

Cathedral Young Adults (C-YA) at the Cathedral
Cathedral Young Adult Ministry Presents Nights of Discipleship - IDENTITY Third Tuesday of each month 7:15 pm to 9:00 pm. Join us each month to get to know other young Catholics, pray together and explore the aspects of what makes us who we are. Who are you? What kind of person would you like to be? Who has God made you to be? How can you live a full life? Bring a friend or come and make new ones as we discover the great plans God has for you.. Upcoming topics: April 17: Rise, May 15: Create, June 19: Empower | Join our Facebook page for updates.
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