Daily prayer: the Year of the Rabbit

Gracious and loving God, according to the wisdom of the zodiac, the year of the rabbit will put to good use the Christian’s gifts of gentleness, flexibility, and adaptability. This New Year’s Eve, a darkness fell that was so dark as to make the heart of those who love...

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Amazing Episcopalians: Andy Guilford and Gary Hall

Couple of amazing Episcopalians on Sunday at St. John Chrysostom Church in Rancho Santa Margarita: Attorney, mediator, and retired federal judge Andy Guilford and the Very Rev. Dr. Gary Hall, president of Bloy House, The Episcopal Theological School at Los Angeles,...

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A Lunar New Year celebration

Leaders of Episcopal Asiamerican Ministries in the Episcopal Diocese of Los Angeles planned last night’s Lunar New Year celebration at St. Gabriel’s Episcopal Church in Monterey Park long before the gun violence murders that occurred just two weeks ago, just a few...

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St. Mary’s Church (Mariposa), Los Angeles

St. Mary’s Episcopal Church in Los Angeles, known as St. Mary’s Mariposa, first served Japanese immigrants in the early years of the last century. It was darkly ironic that the United States chose this place of welcome as a staging area for Japanese Americans whom...

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Daily prayer: Peoples of the earth

O God, you have made of one blood all the peoples of the earth, and sent your blessed Son to preach peace to those who are far off and to those who are near: Grant that people everywhere may seek after you and find you; bring the nations into your fold; pour out your...

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Remembering the Rev. John Conrad

Twenty years ago, when the Rev. John Conrad was serving as rector of a parish in El Cajon, in San Diego county, he found an unhoused couple sleeping on the grounds one morning. Instead of rousting them, as his predecessor and the other pastors in the neighborhood had...

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Daily prayer: The liberty of abundant life

Set us free, O God, from the bondage of our sins, and give us the liberty of that abundant life which you have made known to us in your Son our Savior Jesus Christ; who lives and reigns with you, in the unity of the Holy Spirit,...

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Daily prayer: Winter trees

Almighty God, whose most dear Son went not up to joy but first he suffered pain, and entered not into glory before he was crucified: Mercifully grant that we, walking in the way of the cross, may find it none other than the way of life and peace; through Jesus Christ...

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Daily prayer: The Presentation of Christ in the Temple

Almighty and everliving God, we humbly pray that, as your only-begotten Son was this day presented in the temple, so we may be presented to you with pure and clean hearts by Jesus Christ our Lord; who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and for...

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