Diocese of Cashel, Ferns and Ossory

Cycle of Prayer

DIOCESAN CYCLE OF PRAYER – October 2021

Prepared by the Reverend Conor O’Reilly

Sunday YEAR B

3rd October – The Eighteenth Sunday after Trinity (Green)

ANGLICAN CYCLE OF PRAYER: The Church in Wales – The Most Reverend John Davies – Archbishop of Wales & Bishop of Swansea & Brecon.

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

PORVOO PRAYER DIARY:  Evangelical Lutheran Church in Denmark: Diocese of Haderslev, Bishop Marianne Christiansen.

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

READINGS: Job 1: 1; 2:1-10, Psalm 26, Hebrews 1: 1-4; 2: 5-12, Mark 10: 2-16.

10th October – The Nineteenth Sunday after Trinity (Green)

ANGLICAN CYCLE OF PRAYER: The Church of the Province of West Africa – The Most Reverend Jonathan Bau-Bau Bonaparte Hart – Primate of the Church of the Province of West Africa and Bishop of Liberia.

DIOCESAN: Lismore – The Very Reverend Paul Draper.

PORVOO PRAYER DIARY: Church of England: Church of Norway: Diocese of Tönsberg, Bishop Jan Otto Myrseth, Church of Sweden: Diocese of Strängnäs, Bishop Johan Dalman.

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

READINGS: Job 23: 1-9, 16-17, Psalm 22: 1-15, Hebrews 4: 12-16, Mark 10: 17-31.

17th October – The Twentieth Sunday after Trinity (Green)

ANGLICAN CYCLE OF PRAYER: The Church in the Province of the West Indies – The Most Reverend Howard Gregory – Primate of the Church of the Province in the West Indies & Bishop of Jamaica & The Cayman Islands.

DIOCESAN: New Ross – Vacant.

PORVOO PRAYER DIARY: Church of Sweden: Diocese of Växjö, Bishop Fredrik Modéus.

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

READINGS: Job 38: 1-7, (34-41), Psalm 104: 1-10, 26, 37c, Hebrews 5: 1-10, Mark 10: 35-45.

 

24th October – The Fifth Sunday before Advent (Green)

ANGLICAN CYCLE OF PRAYER: The Extra-Provincial Churches.

DIOCESAN: Tinahely & Carnew – The Venerable Ruth Elmes.

PORVOO PRAYER DIARY: Church of Norway: Diocese of Stavanger, Bishop Anne Lise Ådnøy.

LINK DIOCESE SODOR & MAN: Bride, Lezayre and North Ramsey – Vacant.

READINGS: Job 42: 1-6, 10-17, Psalm 34: 1-8, (19-22), Hebrews 7: 23-28, Mark 10: 46-52. *Bible Sunday may be observed using the following readings: Isaiah 55: 1-11, Psalm 19: 7-14, 2 Timothy 3: 14 – 4: 5, John 5: 36b-47.

31st October – The Fourth Sunday before Advent (Green)

ANGLICAN CYCLE OF PRAYER: The Episcopal / Anglican Province of Alexandria – The Right Reverend Samy Fawzy – Archbishop of Alexandria and Bishop of Egypt.

DIOCESAN: Cashel – Vacant.

PORVOO PRAYER DIARY: Church of Norway: Diocese of Agder and Telemark, Bishop Stein Reinertsen.

LINK DIOCESE SODOR & MAN: Maughold and South Ramsey – Vacant.

READINGS: Ruth 1: 1-18, Psalm 146, Hebrews 9: 11-14, Mark 12: 28-34. *The Readings for All Saints’ Day may be preferred using the following readings: Wisdom 3: 1-9 or Isaiah 25: 6-9, Psalm 24, Revelation 21: 1-6a, John 11: 32-44.