Diocese of Cashel, Ferns and Ossory

Cycle of Prayer – March 2021

compiled each month by The Reverend Conor O’Reilly

DIOCESAN CYCLE OF PRAYER – MARCH 2021

Sunday YEAR B

7th March – The Third Sunday in Lent (Violet)

Anglican Cycle of Prayer: Province De L’Eglise Anglicane Du Congo – The Most Reverend Zacharie Masimango Katanda: Bishop of Kindu and Archbishop of the Congo

DIOCESAN: Killanne & Killegney – The Reverend Canon Ian Cruickshank.

PORVOO PRAYER DIARY: Church of Sweden: Diocese of Karlstad, Bishop Sören Dalevi.

LINK DIOCESE SODOR & MAN: St Ninian, Douglas – The Reverend John Coldwell.

READINGS: Exodus 20: 1-17, Psalm 19, 1 Corinthians 1: 18-25, John 2: 13-22.

 14th March – The Fourth Sunday in Lent (Violet or White)

ANGLICAN CYCLE OF PRAYER: Iglesia Anglicana de Chile – The Most Reverend Hector Zavala – Bishop of Santiago & Primate of the Anglican Church of Chile.

DIOCESAN: Lismore – The Very Reverend Paul Draper.

PORVOO PRAYER DIARY:  Evangelical Lutheran Church of Latvia:   Archbishop Jānis Vanags, Bishop Einārs Alpe, Bishop Hanss Martins Jensons.

LINK DIOCESE SODOR & MAN: St Thomas, Douglas – Vacant.

READINGS: Numbers 21: 4-9, Psalm 107: 1-3, 17-22, Ephesians 2: 1-10, John 3: 14-21 or Mothering Sunday – Exodus 2: 1-10 or 1 Samuel 1: 20-28, Psalm 34: 11-20 or Psalm 127: 1-4, 2 Corinthians 1: 3-7 or Colossians 3: 12-17, Luke 2: 33-35 or John 19: 25-27.

 21st March – The Fifth Sunday in Lent (Violet)

ANGLICAN CYCLE OF PRAYER: Prayer for Repentance – The Church of England.

DIOCESAN: New Ross Vacant.

PORVOO PRAYER DIARY: Church of Sweden: Diocese of Lund, Bishop Johan Tyrberg.

LINK DIOCESE SODOR & MAN- Onchan, Lonan and Laxey – The Reverend Alessandra di Chiara (Interim Rector)

.READINGS: Jeremiah 31: 31-34, Psalm 51: 1-13 or Psalm 119: 9-16, Hebrews 5: 5-10, John 12: 20-33.

 28th March – The Sixth Sunday in Lent – Palm Sunday (Red or Violet)

ANGLICAN CYCLE OF PRAYER: Hong Kong Sheng Kung Hui – The Most Reverend Andrew Chan – Archbishop of Hong Kong Sheng Kung Hui & Bishop of Western Kowloon.

DIOCESAN: Tinahely and Carnew – The Venerable Ruth Elmes.

PORVOO PRAYER DIARY: Evangelical Lutheran Church in Denmark – Diocese of Funen, Bishop Tine Lindhardt.

LINK DIOCESE SODOR & MAN: The Northern Plain – The Reverend Iaen Skidmore.

READINGS: Liturgy of the Palms – Mark 11: 1-11 or John 12: 12-16, Psalm 118: 1-2, 19-29. Liturgy of the Passion – Isaiah 50: 4-9a, Psalm 31: 9-16, Philippians 2: 5-11, Mark 14:1 – 15:47 or Mark 15: 1-39, (40-47).