Pope Benedict XVI

Join us for a Memorial Mass for Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI
12:10 PM Mass
Monday, January 9
at the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels

Livestream links will be available here.

January 5, 2023 – Livestream

LA Catholics pay tribute to Pope Benedict’s ‘gentle soul’

Hours after Pope Benedict XVI’s funeral in Rome, Los Angeles-area Catholics gathered to pray for the pontiff emeritus at a memorial Mass celebrated by Archbishop José H. Gomez.

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Statement on the Death of the Emeritus Pope Benedict XVI

Our Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI has gone to heaven. In this moment, as we mourn his loss, we celebrate his life, because it was a life given in service to Jesus Christ.

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Archbishop’s Spotlight

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Like the women at the tomb, we too have come with the fragrance of gratitude and the balm of hope, in order to show him once more the love that is undying. We want to do this with the same wisdom, tenderness and devotion that he bestowed upon us over the years.

-Pope Francis

Homily, Funeral Mass for Pope Benedict XVI