August 22, 2020

The State of the CityAugust 25 - October 20

Every other Tuesday at 7:00 p.m.

In the coming weeks leading up to the elections, we will have a series of events to help us understand some of the issues at hand. All of these will be live on our Facebook page at 7:00 p.m. o...

June 29, 2020

During the strange times we find ourselves in, quarantined for public health during the outbreak of covid-19, most of St. John's activities have moved onto Facebook.

Our regular weekly Deans' Notes are being reproduced in their entirety in the weekly newsletter, which y...

June 29, 2020

The following list of resources was offered by Erica Neufeld and Elizabeth Eichhorn when they presenting to the St. John's Social Witness Committee on Wednesday, June 24. We hope you will use this list as a way to begin educating yourself about races and other social j...

April 3, 2020

In his recent letter to the Episcopal Church, Presiding Bishop Michael Curry reflects on a verse from Psalm 137: "How shall we sing the Lord's song in a strange land?" When our Jewish ancestors in faith asked that question thousands of years ago during their exile in B...

April 2, 2020

If you've been in a Christian church for any time, you've probably heard the story of the Centurion.   This is not a parable.  It is an account of a Roman centurion, one of the fiercest worriers in all of history, who comes to Jesus to ask for the healing of his belove...

March 28, 2020

More Than We Can Ask or Imagine

On the last Sunday we all were in church at St. John's, the procession was lining up in the chapel as we readied to begin the service. The painting of Dr. George Davidson looked out at us from the wall at the end of the side aisle. He was...

March 21, 2020

The Gospel stories appointed for the weeks of Lent have in one way or another been about seeing. Nicodemus, the Jewish leader, comes to Jesus in the dark of night. He wants to see who Jesus is, but he finds it hard to come to faith when he can only see the taken-for-gr...

March 12, 2020

For the next three weeks St. John’s Cathedral Los Angeles will be suspending all services and events in response to the public health crisis presented by the coronavirus COVID-19. We are taking our cues from the guidelines set out by Mayor Eric Garcetti that postpones...

March 6, 2020

Lent's first theme places mortality starkly before us: "Remember you are dust and to dust you shall return." Yet that theme is being brought home even more in our current public health concerns over the virus Covid-19. How vulnerable we are to the possibility of death...

February 28, 2020

"Dear People of God: The first Christians observed with great devotion the days of our Lord's passion and resurrection, and it became a custom of the Church to prepare for them by a season of penitence and fasting. This season of Lent provided a time when converts to t...

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