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10 missions and chapels

23 Eastern Rite Catholic Churches

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64,900+ students enrolled

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Residing in 120 cities

Mass celebrated in 32 languages

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Under the spiritual leadership of Archbishop José H. Gomez, the Archdiocese of Los Angeles is the nation’s largest and most culturally and socially diverse Catholic community, covering nearly 9,000 square miles in Los Angeles, Ventura and Santa Barbara counties. The nearly 5 million Catholics in Los Angeles come from some 70 countries and every continent. Archbishop Gomez is assisted in his pastoral duties by the regional bishops and episcopal vicars serving the five pastoral regions of the Archdiocese and our diverse ethnic communities:

Auxiliary Bishops

  • Auxiliary Bishop Marc V. Trudeau​ – San Pedro Pastoral Region
  • Auxiliary Bishop Albert M. Bahhuth – San Fernando Pastoral Region
  • Auxiliary Bishop Matthew G. Elshoff, OFM Cap. – Our Lady of the Angels Pastoral Region
  • Auxiliary Bishop Brian A. Nunes – San Gabriel Pastoral Region
  • Auxiliary Bishop Slawomir Szkredka – Santa Barbara Pastoral Region

 

 

 

Retired Bishops

  • Cardinal Roger M. Mahony
  • Bishop Joseph M. Sartoris
  • Auxiliary Bishop Thomas J. Curry

Catholic life in the Archdiocese is centered in the 287 parishes in the Archdiocese. Most parishes are headed by a Priest Pastor although some are headed by Parish Administrator or a Parish Life Director.

The Archdiocese Catholic Center, located at 3424 Wilshire Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA. 90010, has many offices and departments that serve various aspects of Catholic life.

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Archbishop Gomez’s Column

Most Reverend José H. Gomez is the Archbishop of Los Angeles, the nation’s largest Catholic community. Every month he releases an editorial for Angelus News.

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