LA’s Cathedral honors Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. with tolling of bells

Today at 4:01 p.m. Pacific Time, cathedral's bells will toll 39 times to honor the number of years Dr. King lived on earth

On Wednesday, April 4, at 4:01 p.m. PT, the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels in downtown Los Angeles will join in solidarity with churches and schools nationwide in remembering the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., by tolling the Cathedral’s bells 39 times to honor the number of years Dr. King lived on earth. The bell-ringing pays homage to Dr. King’s legacy and his many … [Read more...]

Weaving the divine

Artist John Nava tells stories of faith in L.A. cathedral tapestries

Originally, John Nava’s tapestries for the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels in Los Angeles were commissioned to enhance the musical quality and acoustics of the vast space. Engaging with this ancient technique, however, so significant in the history of church décor, Nava breathed new life into an old and almost forgotten art form. Technology met tradition, and meaning … [Read more...]

Coercing physicians to violate their moral values

Archbishop Gomez: Christian doctors face increasing threats

The following comes from a November 2 Catholic News Agency article: Faithful Catholics need to be aware of the ever-increasing serious threats to Christians living their faith in the field of medicine, warned Archbishop Jose Gomez of Los Angeles. Noting the annual White Mass for health care professionals in the archdiocese, which was held at the cathedral Oct. 23, the … [Read more...]

Latin high mass coming to Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels

Solemn mass in the extraordinary form will be part of the Conference of the Society for Catholic Liturgy

The following comes from an August 22 Traditional Latin Mass Community of Saint Mary Magdalen blog post: A Solemn High Mass will be offered by the Priestly Fraternity of Saint Peter at the Cathedral at 555 West Temple Street, Los Angeles on October 1st, Saturday, at 8:00 a.m. 

This Mass is part of the Annual Conference of the Society for Catholic Liturgy. Read more.  … [Read more...]

Archbishop Gomez launches new Hispanic Catholic radio station

Celebration at cathedral included mass and blessing of the radio station

The following is an October 9 Angelus article: On Oct. 1, Archbishop José H. Gomez flipped the switch to launch El Sembrador (ESNE) Radio in Los Angeles at the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels. The celebration included a Mass and blessing of the station at noon, followed by a reception at the Cathedral Plaza Ballrooms. The expansion of El Sembrador Radio to Los Angeles … [Read more...]