Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels, Los Angeles CA – Former Rector
Workshop A5: The First Years of Cathedral Ministry
Kostelnik received bachelor’s and master’s degrees from California’s Saint John’s Seminary College, a master’s degree in liturgy from the University of Notre Dame, and was ordained in 1982. He served two associate pastorships, and was priest-secretary to Cardinal Roger Mahoney in Los Angeles for a decade. Kostelnik has served as the first pastor of The Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels from 1999 -2016.