The Church of the Good Shepherd (est. 1923) Located just off Rodeo Drive, this is the oldest church in Beverly Hills. It is known for its original ornate stained glass. Bing Crosby, Gary Cooper, Rod Steward, Rachel Hunter, Loretta Young, and Elizabeth Taylor were all part of this community. The parish also held funerals for stars such as Zsa Zsa Gabor, Merv Griffin, Frank Sinatra, Rita Hayworth, and Alfred Hitchcock.
Christ Cathedral (est. 2013) The cathedral church of the Southern California Diocese of Orange was previously known as the Crystal Cathedral. It was home to Glen Campbell, Crystal Gayle, Wynonna and Naomi Judd, and Roger Williams. It is the largest glass building in the world and holds the fifth largest organ.
St. Monica Catholic Church (est. 1886) It is fitting that the first church built in Santa Monica would be named after St. Monica. The current church building wasn't opened until 1925. Some regular attendees have included Martin Sheen, Brooke Shields, Kelsey Grammar, June Lockhart, and the late Chris Farley.
St. Martin of Tours Catholic Church (est. 1946) This Moorish-style church is accented with beautiful statues. In 1949, St. Martin's was the victim of arson; however, the fire was put out before structural damage could occur. St. Martin's held funerals for John Candy, Nicole Simpson, sports columnist Jim Murray, and Lakers announcer Chick Hearn.
St. Charles Catholic Church (est. 1925) Named for St. Charles Borromeo, it has long maintained a reputation for having one of the finest parish choral groups in Southern California. St. Charles was home to legendary actor/comic Bob Hope, as well as Eric Estrada, Alex Trebek, Robert Urick, comedian Rose Marie, and Angela Cartwright and her sister Veronica.
Blessed Sacrament (est. 1904) As the first Catholic church to be built in Hollywood, it served most of the Catholic actors from the 1920s to the 1950s. This church held the weddings of Bing Crosby and Dixie Lee, Kim Hunter, both of John Wayne's daughters, Toni and Melinda, Bob Hope and Loretta Young.
St. Victor's (est. 1906) Founded to serve rail and oil workers who could not make the trek to Blessed Sacrament for Mass, St. Victor's has been home to its share of stars, including: Vincent Price, Ricardo Montalban, Loretta Young, Cesar Romero, Jimmy Durante, Jane Wyatt, and James Woods. Christopher Hewitt ("Mr. Belvedere") was a lector there for many years.