Diocesan Cycle of Prayer

Thank you for engaging the Diocesan Cycle of Prayer; your intercessions are greatly appreciated within the diocesan community. The Cycle of Prayer is currently in the process of being updated. Additional months will be posted as they become available. Please send any corrections to media@ladiocese.org. Commemorations are drawn from the book A Great Cloud of Witnesses (Church Publishing, 2016).

August 2023


Tuesday, August 1 [Joseph of Arimathea]. Congregations: St. Joseph of Arimathea, Yucca Valley (1948).

Thursday, August 3 [George Freeman Bragg, Jr., priest]. Clergy: James B. D. Corbett (1969).

Friday, August 4. Clergy: Vanessa Mackenzie (1992).

Sunday, August 6 [Transfiguration]. Congregations: Transfiguration, Arcadia (1949)

Tuesday, August 15 [St. Mary the Virgin]. Congregations: St. Mary’s, Lompoc (1895); St. Mary’s, Koreatown, Los Angeles (1907); St. Mary in Palms, Los Angeles (1919); St. Mary’s, Laguna Beach (1931).

Wednesday, August 16. Clergy: Barrett Van Buren (2014).

Thursday, August 17 [Samuel Johnson, Timothy Cutler, and Thomas Bradbury Chandler, priests]. Clergy: Jeanette Repp (1989).

Wednesday, August 23 [Martin de Porres, Rosa de Lima, and Toribio de Mogrovejo, witnesses in South America]. Clergy: Bill Leeson (1969), John Limo (1994).

Thursday, August 24 [Bartholomew, apostle]. Congregation: St. Bartholomew’s, Pico Rivera (1953).