(United Dioceses of Cashel, Ferns, Leighlin, Lismore, Ossory & Waterford)

Cycle of Prayer


The Diocesan Cycle of Prayer is compiled by the Very Reverend Maria Jansson.

January 2018


Year B


The First Sunday

after the Epiphany

The Baptism of Christ

7 January 2018


The Anglican Church in Aotearoa, New Zealand & Polynesia

The Most Revd Winston Halapua

Bishop of Polynesia and Primate and Archbishop of the Anglican Church in Aotearoa, New Zealand and Polynesia; Bishop of Taranaki

(Aotearoa NZ & Polynesia)

The Most Revd Philip Richardson



Revd Nicola Halford

Laxey In your baptism Lord you were affirmed as the Son of God, may we find in our baptism our true identities as the beloved of God, called to bring your love to our world. Genesis 1: 1–5

Psalm 29

Acts 19: 1–7

Mark 1: 4–11

The Second Sunday after the Epiphany

14 January 2018 White
The Anglican Church of Australia

The Most Revd Philip Leslie Freier Archbishop of Melbourne

& Primate of Australia

Tinahely and Carnew

Canon Ruth Elmes


Lazeyre Speak Lord, your servants are listening; empower us to hear your word, walk your way and serve your purpose. 1 Samuel 3: 1–10, 11–20

Psalm 139:1–5,12–18

Revelation 5: 1–10

John 1: 43–51


The Third Sunday

after the Epiphany

21 January 2018
The Church of Bangladesh

The Most Revd Paul Shishir Sarker, Moderator, Church of Bangladesh & Bishop of Dhaka


Revd Michael Stevenson

Lonan Lord, enable us to leave behind  false securities and narrow expectations and in discipleship discover the adventure of faith and self-giving. Jonah 3: 1–5,10

Psalm 62: 5–12

1 Corinthians 7: 29–31

Mark 1: 14–20


The Fourth Sunday after the Epiphany

28 January 2018


Ankole – (Uganda)

The Rt Revd Sheldon Mwesigwa

Northwest Ankole – (Uganda)

The Rt Revd Amos Magezi


The Ven Bob Gray

The Revd Robert Stotesbury

Malew Lord, teach us to defer to none but you, to assess all authority by yours and to find in you the power of goodness over all the dements and destroys. Deuteronomy 18: 15–20

Psalm 111

1 Corinthians 8: 1–13

Mark 1: 21–28