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 email@example.com. Commemorations are drawn from the book A Great Cloud of Witnesses (Church Publishing, 2016).
Friday, November 1, The Feast of All Saints. Congregations: All Saints, Pasadena (1883); All Saints’, Riverside (1884); All Saints by-the-Sea, Santa Barbara (1896); All Saints’, (Highland Park) Los Angeles (1904); All Saints’, Oxnard (1909); All Saints’, Beverly Hills (1929). Clergy: Helen Mountford (Deacon, 1985), Crawford Sachs (Deacon, 2000), Fernando Valdes (Deacon, 2015). Widows: Donna Reeves (Joseph, 2000). World Mission Companions: Diocese of Jerusalem, All Saints, Beirut; All Saints International Anglican Church, Damascus.
Saturday, November 2 [Commemoration of All Faithful Departed]. Congregations: All Souls’ Chapel, Good Samaritan Hospital, Los Angeles (1927).
Monday, November 4. Clergy: Roberto Maldonado (1989)
Thursday, November 7 [Willibrord, Archbishop and Missionary]. Clergy: Robert Bird (Deacon, 1998).
Friday, November 8. Clergy: Khushnud Azariah (2009).
Friday, November 15 [Francis Asbury & George Whitefield, Evangelists]. Diocesean Community and Staff; Diocesan Convention: 123rd Annual Meeting opens in Riverside; Clergy: Norman Freeman (1997), Sue Beck (Deacon, 2007) .
Saturday, November 16 [Margaret of Scotland, Queen]. Diocesan Convention: 123rd annual meeting continues and adjourns in Riverside; Congregations: St. Margaret’s, South Gate (1944); St. Margaret of Scotland, San Juan Capistrano (1976). Clergy: Elizabeth Habecker (1977).
Sunday, November 17 [Hugh, Robert Grosseteste, Bishops of Lincoln]. Clergy: Bruce Duncan (1991), Michael Cunningham (2007). Widows: Marilyn Taylor (Jess, 1991).
Monday, November 18 [Hilda of Whitby, Abbess]. Clergy: Richard Wagner (1984).
Tuesday, November 19 [Elizabeth of Hungary, Princess]. Schools: Blessed Sacrament Children’s Learning Center, Placentia (1997).
Wednesday, November 20 [Edmund of East Anglia, King]. Congregations: St. Edmund’s, San Marino (1942).
Friday, November 22 [Cecilia, Martyr; C.S. Lewis, Author]. Clergy: Joshua Ng (1998); Anne Benvenuti (2009).
Saturday, November 23 [Clement of Rome, Bishop]. Congregations: St. Clement’s, Huntington Park (1913); St. Clement’s by-the-Sea, San Clemente. Clergy: Nancy Shier (2002).
Sunday, November 24 [Feast of Christ the King]. Congregations: *The Church of Our Saviour, San Gabriel (1867); *Christ Church, Redondo Beach (1902); *Christ the Good Shepherd, Los Angeles (1939); *Christ the King, (Goleta) Santa Barbara (1968). World Mission Companions: Diocese of Jerusalem, *Christ Church, Jerusalem(1849); *Christ Church, Nazareth (1871); *Christ Church/Theordor Schneller School, Marka;
Tuesday, November 26 [Isaac Watts, Hymn Writer]. Clergy: Will Crist (1974).
Thursday, November 28 [Thanksgiving Day; Kamehameha and Emma, King and Queen of Hawaii]. Institutions: Good Samaritan Hospital (Thanksgiving Offering, 1899). Clergy: Howard Anderson (1993).
Saturday, November 30 [St. Andrew, Apostle]. Congregations: St. Andrew’s, Fullerton (1926); St. Andrew’s, Torrance (1927); St. Andrew’s, Ojai (1951); St. Andrew & St. Charles, Granada Hills (1957); St. Andrew’s, Irvine (1973). Organizations: Brotherhood of St. Andrew (1883). Clergy: Frank Hegedus (1974), Christopher Potter (1982). World Mission Companions: Diocese of Jerusalem, St. Andrew’s, Ramallah