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St. Paul the Apostle

Los Angeles

Our community is excited to participate alongside all parishes, missions and Catholic centers in the Archdiocese to strengthen and renew our Church for the future. Please continue reading to learn how this campaign will benefit us.

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Letter from the Pastor

Campaign Details

Our Parish Goal


Pledged over 5 years for the Called to Renew Campaign.

Our Parish Receives


To renew our parish and strengthen ministries.

Parish Needs

Church Improvements

Improve accessibility to the altar Locating handrails which are visually integrated with the architecture placed so that they appear to be part of the original design. The handrails can be removable for weddings and concerts.

Repair Church Floor - Repair the two long differential cracks running the length of the nave to avoid cracking floor tiles.

Refurbish and Renew Church Interior - Paint colors or refinishing or cleaning other existing finishes, so that the end result appears to be a thoughtfully remodeled interior.

Improve Sound System - Engineer sound in the church to improve clarity of sound and install a “Hearing Loop” system within the church to augment the sound for those with hearing aids. Improve the sound at the altar and install sound for church plaza.

Restore Lighting Fixtures & Improve Lighting Restoring and updating the beautiful original pendant lights as well as using it to highlight the Stations of the Cross and statues and create control systems for overall lighting “scenes”. Install lighting of the Church exterior.


Installing drought resistance landscaping to reduce water usage and to integrate Pope Francis’ teaching on the environment.

Explore use of solar power for our Church and Parish Center.


Replace kitchen appliances, carpeting, and aging air conditioning system. Repair roof leaks.


John Carroll Parish Center

Install sound system and projection systems for parish and school events.

Parish Staff

Fund first 2 years of new parish staff positions for Young Adult and Youth Ministry and Digital Communications.

A Bold Plan of Renewal

We — the Catholic faithful — are the agents of renewal for Church and society. I am grateful for this opportunity to walk alongside clergy and parishioners in strengthening our parishes and ministries, the heart of our Archdiocese.
Archbishop José H. Gomez