An Episcopal Dictionary of the Church

A - Z Glossary

A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M | N | O | P | Q | R | S | T | V | W | Y | Z

Los Angeles, Diocese of

The General Convention of 1895 voted to divide the Diocese of California and establish a new diocese. The new diocese consisted of the following counties: Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, San Bernardino, San Diego, Santa Barbara, and Ventura. The primary convention of the new diocese met at St. Paul's Church, Los Angeles, Dec. 3-4, 1895, and chose the name the Diocese of Los Angeles. The General Convention of 1973 voted to divide the Diocese of Los Angeles and establish the Diocese of San Diego. The Diocese of Los Angeles now consists of the following counties: Los Angeles, Orange, Santa Barbara, and Ventura. The Cathedral Center of St. Paul, Los Angeles, was dedicated on Oct. 22, 1994.

Glossary definitions provided courtesy of Church Publishing Incorporated, New York, NY,(All Rights reserved) from "An Episcopal Dictionary of the Church, A User Friendly Reference for Episcopalians," Don S. Armentrout and Robert Boak Slocum, editors.