Diocese of Cashel, Ferns and Ossory

Cycle of Prayer

DIOCESAN CYCLE OF PRAYER – APRIL 2022

Sunday YEAR C

3RD APRIL – THE FIFTH SUNDAY IN LENT (VIOLET)

ANGLICAN CYCLE OF PRAYER: The Church of Nigeria (Anglican Communion)  – The Most Reverend Henry C. Ndukuba – Metropolitan & Primate of all Nigeria & Bishop of Abuja.

DIOCESAN: Rathdowney – The Reverend Richard Whiteley

PORVOO PRAYER DIARY: Church of Sweden: Diocese of Uppsala, Archbishop Antje Jackelén, Bishop Karin Johannesson.

LINK DIOCESE SODOR & MAN: St George and All Saints, Douglas – Vacant.

READINGS: Isaiah 43: 16-21, Psalm 126 , Philippians 3: 4b-14, John 12: 1-8.

10TH APRIL – THE SIXTH SUNDAY IN LENT – PALM SUNDAY (RED OR VIOLET)

ANGLICAN CYCLE OF PRAYER: The Church of North India (United) – The Most Reverend Dr Prem Chand Singh – Moderator of CNI & Bishop of Jabalpur.

DIOCESAN: Fenagh – The Reverend Lester Scott

PORVOO PRAYER DIARY: Evangelical Lutheran Church in Denmark: Diocese of Aalborg, Bishop Thomas Reinholdt Rasmussen.

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

READINGS: Liturgy of the Palms – Luke 19: 28-40, Psalm 118: 1-2, 19-29. Liturgy of the Passion – Isaiah 50: 4-9a, Psalm 31: 9-16, Philippians 2: 5-11, Luke 22: 14 – 23: 56 or Luke 23: 1-49.

17TH APRIL – EASTER DAY – THE FIRST SUNDAY OF EASTER (WHITE OR GOLD)

ANGLICAN CYCLE OF PRAYER: The Church of Pakistan (United)  – The Right Reverend Azad Marshall – Bishop of Raiwind & Moderator of the Church of Pakistan.

DIOCESAN: Pray for the Episcopal Electoral College for the election of a new Bishop of the United Dioceses of Cashel, Ferns and Ossory

PORVOO PRAYER DIARY: The Lutheran Church in Great Britain: Bishop Tor Berger Jørgensen.

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

READINGS: Acts 10: 34-43 * or Isaiah 65: 17-25, Psalm 118: 1-2, 14-24 or Easter Anthems, 1 Corinthians 15: 19-26 or Acts 10: 34-43, John 20: 1-18 or Luke 24: 1-12.

* When the Old Testament selection is chosen, the Acts reading is used as the second reading at Holy Communion.

24TH APRIL – THE SECOND SUNDAY OF EASTER (WHITE)

ANGLICAN CYCLE OF PRAYER: The Anglican Church of Papua New Guinea  – The Right Reverend Nathan Ingen – Bishop of Aipo Rongo and Acting Archbishop of Papua New Guinea.

DIOCESAN: Bunclody – The Reverend Trevor Sargent

PORVOO PRAYER DIARY: Church of Sweden: Diocese of Gothenburg, Bishop Susanne Rappmann.

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

READINGS: Acts 5: 27-32 or Job 42: 1-6, Psalm 118: 14-29 or Psalm 150, Revelation 1: 4-8, John 20: 19-31.