Diocese of Cashel, Ferns and Ossory

Cycle of Prayer

Prepared by The Reverend Conor O’Reilly

DIOCESAN CYCLE OF PRAYER – NOVEMBER 2022

Sunday YEAR C

6th November – The Third Sunday before Advent (Green)

ANGLICAN CYCLE OF PRAYER: The Church of England  – The Most Reverend Justin Welby – Archbishop of Canterbury.

DIOCESAN: Dunleckney – The Reverend Kevin Ronné.

PORVOO PRAYER DIARY: Church of Sweden: Diocese of Luleå, Bishop Åsa Nyström.

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

READINGS: Haggai 1: 15b – 2: 9, Psalm 145: 1-5, 18-22 or Psalm 98, 2 Thessalonians 2: 1-5, 13-17, Luke 20: 27-38.

13th November – The Second Sunday before Advent (Green)

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

DIOCESAN: Waterford – The Very Reverend Bruce Hayes, The Reverend Christine O’Dowd.

PORVOO PRAYER DIARY: Estonian Evangelical Lutheran Church: Archbishop Urmas Viilma, Bishop Tiit Salumäe, Bishop Joel Luhamets.

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

READINGS: Isaiah 65: 17-25, Canticle: Song of Isaiah, 2 Thessalonians 3: 6-13, Luke 21: 5-19.

*Remembrance Sunday may be observed using the following readings: Isaiah 2: 1-5 or Isaiah 10: 33 – 11: 9 or Ezekiel 37: 1-14, Psalm 4 or Psalm 47 or Psalm 93 or Psalm 126 or Psalm 130, Romans 8: 31-39 or Revelation 1: 1-7, Matthew 5: 1-12 or John 15: 9-17.

20th November – The Kingship of Christ (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: Templemore – The Reverend Canon Ian Coulter.

PORVOO PRAYER DIARY: Scottish Episcopal Church: Diocese of Aberdeen and Orkney, Bishop Anne Dyer.

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

READINGS: Jeremiah 23: 1-6, Canticle: Benedictus, Colossians 1: 11-20, Luke 23: 33-43.

27th November – The First Sunday of Advent (Violet) – YEAR A Begins

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: Rathdowney – The Reverend Richard Seymour-Whiteley.

PORVOO PRAYER DIARY: Evangelical Lutheran Church of Finland: Diocese of Porvoo, Bishop Bo-Göran Åstrand.

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

READINGS: Isaiah 2: 1-5, Psalm 122, Romans 13: 11-14, Matthew 24: 36-44.