Our religious services and lecture programs are open to the public and presented free of charge, at historic Besant Lodge (street parking only). Your generous contribution is welcome and very much appreciated.
First-time attendees are advised to call (323) 467-2685 in advance.
Celebration of the Holy Eucharist
Sundays 11:00 am
High Mass and Homily
Wednesdays 8:00 pm
Evening Eucharist (Low Mass)
Ministered by ordained clergy, the Celebration resembles the Western (Roman) rite. Ecclesia Gnostica practices open Communion: all who wish to receive the Holy Eucharist may do so. Sunday High Mass includes a homily by Bishop Hoeller, and is followed by coffee and refreshments. Wednesday evening Low Mass is solemn and intimate.
MONTHLy DEVOTIONAL SERVICES
Each service is less than 1 hour in duration, ministered by ordained clergy.
Benediction of the Most Holy Sacrament is a devotional ceremony, the worship of Christ in the Eucharist.
The Healing Service includes an Angelic Invocation and the administration of Holy Unction. Holy Communion is also administered.
Vespers is an evening prayer service using one of four liturgical texts, unique to Ecclesia Gnostica: The Common Vespers, The Mandaean Vespers, The Vespers of Sophia & Mary Magdalen, and The Vespers of Martyrs and the Departed.
A Service of Devotion to the Holy Sophia, or Seasonal Marian Procession, are each a unique, mystical, devotional liturgy, invoking and venerating our Holy Mother and Consoler, the Divine Feminine, Holy Wisdom.