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).

March 2024


Friday, March 1, [David]. Clergy: Thomas Clarke (1971), Stephen Y. C. Kim (1975), James Seipel (1969), Elizabeth Starbuck (1994).

Tuesday, March 5. Clergy: Stephen Paterson (2011)

Wednesday, March 6. Widows: Elodie Carlton (Ainsley, 1971) [William W. Mayo, Charles Menninger, & Sons].

Friday, March 8. Clergy: James Seipel (1969), [Geoffrey Anketell Studdert Kennedy, Priest].

Saturday, March 9, [Gregory of Nyssa]. Organizations: The Episcopal Church Women of the Diocese of Los Angeles (1895). Clergy: Gary Hand, Norman Ishizaki (1968).

Monday, March 11. Clergy: Michael Flynn (1967). Widows: Evelyn Samartha (Michael, 1996).

Tuesday, March 12, [Gregory the Great]. Congregations: St. Gregory’s, Long Beach (1957). Clergy: Richard Avery, Charles Sacquety, Richard Van Horn (1966), John Fuller (1962).

Wednesday, March 13 [James Theodore Holly, Bishop] Clergy: Joy Magala (1994), James Lander III (2004).

Saturday, March 16 [Cyril of Jerusalem]. Clergy: Michael Griffith (1974); Jeannie Martz (1991).

Sunday, March 17 [Patrick]. Congregations: St. Patrick’s, Thousand Oaks (1960). Clergy

Monday, March 18 [Richard Allen]. Clergy: Greg Richards (1971).

Tuesday, March 19 [Joseph]. Congregations: St. Joseph’s, Buena Park (1957). World Mission Companions: Diocese of El Salvador — Iglesia de San Jose.

Thursday, March 21 [Thomas Cranmer]. Clergy: Howard Cartwright (1970); Pray for Justin Welby on this anniversary of his enthronement as 105th Archbishop of Canterbury (2013).

Sunday, March 24 [Oscar Romero]. Clergy: Mark Weitzel (1990). Widows: Dorcas Bacot (Dan, 2006).

Monday, March 25. Feast: Annunciation of Our Lord. Congregations: St. Mary in Palms, Los Angeles (1923); Holy Nativity, (Westchester) Los Angeles (1945); St. Gabriel’s, Monterey Park (1983). Clergy: Kenneth Kaisch (1977), Juan Jimenez (1988).

Tuesday, March 26 [Richard Allen]. Clergy: Gustavo Hernandez (1984); John Forney (1987).

Wednesday, March 27 [Charles Henry Brent, Bishop]. Clergy: Daniel Swift (1971).

Saturday, March 30 [Innocent of Alaska, Bishop]. Clergy: Gregory Straub (1974). Widows: Victoria (Tory) Rihimaki (James, 2007).

Sunday, March 31 [John Donne]. Clergy: John Phalen (1963).