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).

October 2023


Tuesday, October 3 [Francis]. Congregations: St. Francis Center, Atwater Village (Los Angeles, 1936); St. Francis, Norwalk (1951); St. Francis, Palos Verdes Estates (1953); St. Francis Ministry Center, San Bernardino (1962); St. Francis, Simi Valley (1962).

Wednesday, October 4. Clergy: Ann Symington (Deacon, 2002).

Tuesday, October 10 [Philip, Evangelist and Deacon]. Congregations: St. Philip the Evangelist, Los Angeles (1907)

Tuesday, October 17 [Luke, evangelist]. Congregations: St. Luke the Physician, Monrovia (1891); St. Luke’s, Long Beach (1899); St. Luke’s of the Mountains, La Crescenta (1931). Clergy: Birbal Haldar (1966).

Friday, October 20. Clergy: Kelli Grace Kurtz (2006).

Tuesday, October 24. Clergy: Ivanildo Cavalcante (2003).

Wednesday, October 25. [Tabitha (Dorcas) of Joppa]. Clergy: Scott Claassen (2014).

Thursday, October 26. Clergy: Frank Alton (2012), Joshua McGuffie (2007).

Friday, October 27 [Simon and Jude, apostles]. Congregations: St. Simon’s, San Fernando (1922). Clergy: Nickolas Griffith (2014).

Saturday, October 28 [James Hannington, bishop, and his companions, martyrs]. Clergy: John Goldingay (1967).

Monday, October 30 [Paul Shinji Sasaki and Philip Lendel Tsen, bishops]. Clergy: Roberto Limatu (1993), Jeff Wilhelm (2005), Hugh Tudor-Foley (1992).