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Memorial Mass for Archbishop George Hugh Niederauer
May 19 from 10:00 am to 11:00 pm
A memorial Mass has been scheduled for Archbishop George Hugh Niederauer at the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels at 10 a.m. on May 19.
Archbishop Niederauer was ordained a priest for the Archdiocese of Los Angeles on April 30, 1962.
After serving in a parish assignment, and earning his doctorate in English Literature from USC, he was appointed to Saint John’s Seminary College where he taught English and served as spiritual director.
During his years at Saint John’s, he was named a Prelate of Honor by Pope John Paul II, with the title of monsignor.
Archbishop Niederauer was appointed rector of the seminary in 1987 and, after a five-year term, he had completed 27 years of service to the formation of future priests at the seminary.
Monsignor Niederauer then served as co-director of the Cardinal Manning House of Prayer for Priests.