Oneonta Church | Annual Prayer Breakfast May 5

All invited to the Seventh Annual South Pasadena Prayer Breakfast: “A Better Normal: Nurturing Compassion in Our Community.” 


The annual South Pasadena Prayer Breakfast will be held May 5 with a theme: “A Better Normal: Nurturing Compassion in Our Community.”

Young & Healthy Pasadena Executive Director Mary Donnelly-Crocker will be the keynote speaker during the 8 a.m. free event at Oneonta Congregational Church in the city.

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Committee members say the theme offers hope that individuals might emerge from the pandemic with greater empathy and respect, and with an improved wellness – not only in physical health, but in mental and spiritual health as well.

Donnelly-Crocker has served as executive director for Young & Healthy, a nonprofit that provides quality health care for underserved children in the greater Pasadena area, since its inception 32 years ago.

South Pasadena Prayer Breakfast is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization founded by local citizens and funded entirely by private donations. Since 2016, the group has raised more than $20,000 for local charities and programs that actively support prayer and service to the local community. Grant applications for interested organizations are due March 31 and are available at

Visit the website or email to learn about applying for a grant, becoming a sponsor, and to register for the prayer breakfast.

Oneonta Congregational Church is at 1515 Garfield Avenue in South Pasadena.