compiled each month by The Reverend Conor O’Reilly
DIOCESAN CYCLE OF PRAYER – APRIL 2021
Sunday YEAR B
4th April – Easter Day – The First Sunday of Easter (White or Gold)
ANGLICAN CYCLE OF PRAYER: Pray for the peace of Jerusalem.
DIOCESAN: Bishop of Cashel, Ferns and Ossory – The Right Reverend Michael
PORVOO PRAYER DIARY: Church of Sweden: Diocese of Uppsala, Archbishop
Antje Jackelén, Bishop Karin Johannesson.
LINK DIOCESE SODOR & MAN: Bishop of Sodor and Man – The Right Reverend
READINGS: Acts 10: 34-43 *or Isaiah 25: 6-9, Psalm 118: 1-2, 14-24 or Easter
Anthems, 1 Corinthians 15: 1-11 or Acts 10: 34-43, John 20: 1-18 or Mark 16: 1-8.
*When the Old Testament selection is chosen, the Acts reading is used as the second
reading at Holy Communion.
11th April – The Second Sunday of Easter (White)
ANGLICAN CYCLE OF PRAYER: The Church of the Province of the Indian Ocean
– The Most Reverend James Richard Wong Yin Song – Archbishop, Province of
Indian Ocean & Bishop of the Seychelles.
DIOCESAN: Cashel – The Very Reverend Gerald Field.
PORVOO PRAYER DIARY: Evangelical Lutheran Church in Denmark: Diocese of
Aalborg, Bishop Henning Toft Bro.
LINK DIOCESE SODOR & MAN: Bride, Lezayre and North Ramsey – Vacant.
READINGS: Acts 4: 32-35 or Isaiah 26: 2-9, 19, Psalm 133, 1 John 1: 1- 2: 2, John
18th April – The Third Sunday of Easter (White)
ANGLICAN CYCLE OF PRAYER: The Church of Ireland – The Most Reverend
John McDowell – Archbishop of Armagh and Primate of All Ireland and
DIOCESAN: Mountrath – The Reverend Victor Fitzpatrick.
PORVOO PRAYER DIARY: The Lutheran Church in Great Britain: Bishop Tor
LINK DIOCESE SODOR & MAN- Maughold and South Ramsey – Vacant
READINGS: Acts 3: 12-19 or Micah 4: 1-5, Psalm 4, 1 John 3: 1-7, Luke 24: 36b-48.
25th April – The Fourth Sunday of Easter (White)
ANGLICAN CYCLE OF PRAYER: The Nippon Sei Ko Kai – The Most Reverend
Luke Kenichi Muto – Primate of The Nippon Sei Ko Kai & Bishop of Kyushu.
DIOCESAN: Clonmel – The Reverend Canon Barbara Fryday.
PORVOO PRAYER DIARY: Church of Sweden: Diocese of Gothenburg, Bishop
LINK DIOCESE SODOR & MAN: Arbory and Castletown – The Reverend Irene
READINGS: Acts 4: 5-12 or Ezekiel 34: 1-10, Psalm 23, 1 John 3: 16-24, John 10: