Diocese of Cashel, Ferns and Ossory

Cycle of Prayer

DIOCESAN CYCLE OF PRAYER – SEPTEMBER 2020

Prepared by The Reverend Conor O’Reilly

Sunday YEAR A

6th September – The Thirteenth Sunday after Trinity (Green)

ANGLICAN CYCLE OF PRAYER: The Anglican Church of Southern Africa – The Most Reverend Thabo Makgoba – Archbishop of Capetown and Primate of Southern Africa.

DIOCESAN: Dunleckney – The Reverend Kevin Ronné.

PORVOO PRAYER DIARY: Evangelical Lutheran Church in Denmark: Diocese of Ribe, Bishop Elof Westergaard.

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

READINGS: Exodus 12: 1-14, Psalm 149, Romans 13: 8-14, Matthew 18: 15-20.

13th September – The Fourteenth Sunday after Trinity (Green)

ANGLICAN CYCLE OF PRAYER: The Anglican Church of South America – The Most Reverend Gregory James Venables – Presiding Bishop of the Anglican Church of South America & Bishop of Argentina.

DIOCESAN: Templemore – The Reverend Ian Coulter.

PORVOO PRAYER DIARY: Church of England: Diocese of Bath and Wells, Bishop Peter Hancock, Bishop Ruth Worley.

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

READINGS: Exodus 14: 19-31, Psalm 114, Romans 14: 1-12, Matthew 18: 21-35.

20th September – The Fifteenth Sunday after Trinity (Green)

ANGLICAN CYCLE OF PRAYER: The Province of the Episcopal Church of South Sudan – The Most Reverend Justin Badi Arama – Bishop of Juba and Archbishop of the Province of the Episcopal Church of South Sudan.

DIOCESAN: Rathdowney – The Reverend Richard Seymour-Whiteley.

PORVOO PRAYER DIARY: Church of Greenland: (Diocese of Greenland within the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Denmark) Bishop Sofie Petersen.

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

READINGS: Exodus 16: 2-15, Psalm 105: 1-6, 37-45, Philippians 1: 21-30, Matthew 20: 1-16.

27th September – The Sixteenth Sunday after Trinity (Green)

ANGLICAN CYCLE OF PRAYER: The Province of the Episcopal Church of Sudan – The Most Reverend Ezekiel Kumir Kondo – Archbishop of the Province of Sudan & Bishop of Khartoum.

DIOCESAN: Fenagh – The Reverend Lester Scott.

PORVOO PRAYER DIARY: Church in Wales: Diocese of Swansea and Brecon, Archbishop John Davies.

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

READINGS: Exodus 17: 1-7, Psalm 78: 1-4, 12-16, Philippians 2: 1-13, Matthew 21: 23-32.

 

 

DIOCESAN CYCLE OF PRAYER –JULY/AUGUST 2020

Prepared by the Reverend Conor O’Reilly

Sunday YEAR A

5th July – The Fourth Sunday after Trinity (Green)

ANGLICAN CYCLE OF PRAYER: The United Church of Pakistan – The Most Reverend Humphrey Peters – Bishop of Peshawar & Moderator of the Church of Pakistan.

DIOCESAN: Waterford – The Very Reverend Maria Jansson, The Reverend Trevor Sargent, The Reverend Dr. Christine O’Dowd-Smyth.

PORVOO PRAYER DIARY: Church of Sweden: Diocese of Linköping, Bishop Martin Modéus.

LINK DIOCESE SODOR & MAN: Malew and Santan – The Reverend Mark Radcliffe.

READINGS: Genesis 24: 34-38, 42-49, 58-67, Psalm 45: 10-17, Romans 7: 15-25a, Matthew 11: 16-19, 25-30.

12th July – The Fifth Sunday after Trinity (Green)

ANGLICAN CYCLE OF PRAYER: The Anglican Church of Papua New Guinea – The Most Reverend  Allan Migi – Archbishop of Papua New Guinea.

DIOCESAN: Fiddown – The Reverend Vicki Lynch.

PORVOO PRAYER DIARY: Church of Norway: Diocese of Moere (Molde), Bishop Ingeborg Midttoemme.

LINK DIOCESE SODOR & MAN: Rushen – The Reverend Joe Heaton.

READINGS: Genesis 25: 19-34, Psalm 119: 105-112, Romans 8: 1-11, Matthew 13: 1-9, 18-23.

19th July – The Sixth Sunday after Trinity (Green)

ANGLICAN CYCLE OF PRAYER: The Episcopal Church in the Philippines – The Most Reverend Joel Atiwag Pachao – Prime Bishop of the Philippines.

DIOCESAN: Kiltegan – The Reverend Robert Jones.

PORVOO PRAYER DIARY: Church of Sweden: Diocese of Skara, Bishop Åke Bonnier

LINK DIOCESE SODOR & MAN: Marown, Foxdale and Baldwin – The Reverend Janice Ward.

READINGS: Genesis 28: 10-19a, Psalm 139: 1-11, 23-24, Romans 8: 12-25, Matthew 13: 24-30, 36-43.

26th July – The Seventh Sunday after Trinity (Green)

ANGLICAN CYCLE OF PRAYER: Please pray for the team responsible for preparing the Lambeth Conference, which was due to be taking place now — please pray for them as they consider the implications of its postponement in light of the Covid-19 pandemic.

DIOCESAN: Kilkenny – The Very Reverend David McDonnell.

PORVOO PRAYER DIARY: Evangelical Lutheran Church of Lithuania: Bishop Mindaugas Sabutis.

LINK DIOCESE SODOR & MAN: The West Coast – The Very Reverend Nigel Godfrey.

READINGS: Genesis 29: 15-28, Psalm 105: 1-11, 45b or Psalm 128, Romans 8: 26-39, Matthew 13: 31-33, 44-52.

2nd August – The Eighth Sunday after Trinity (Green)

ANGLICAN CYCLE OF PRAYER: The new Province of Alexandria – created from the former Diocese of Egypt with North Africa and the Horn of Africa in the Episcopal Church of Jerusalem and the Middle East.

DIOCESAN: Ferns: The Very Reverend Dr. Paul Mooney.

PORVOO PRAYER DIARY: Evangelical Lutheran Church in Finland: Diocese of Helsinki, Bishop Teemu Laajasalo.

LINK DIOCESE SODOR & MAN: Braddan – The Reverend Daniel Richards.

READINGS: Genesis 32: 22-31, Psalm 17: 1-7, 16, Romans 9: 1-5, Matthew 14: 13-21.

9th August – The Ninth Sunday after Trinity (Green)

ANGLICAN CYCLE OF PRAYER: The Province de L’Eglise Anglicane au Rwanda – The Most Reverend Laurent Mbanda – Archbishop of L’Eglise Episcopal au Rwanda & Bishop of Shyira.

DIOCESAN: Wexford and Kilscoran – Canon Arthur Minion, The Reverend Conor O’Reilly.

PORVOO PRAYER DIARY: Church of Sweden: Diocese of Stockholm, Bishop Andreas Holmberg.

LINK DIOCESE SODOR & MAN: St George and All Saints, Douglas – The Reverend Andrew Brown.

READINGS: Genesis 37: 1-4, 12-28, Psalm 105: 1-6, 16-22, 45b, Romans 10: 5-15, Matthew 14: 22-33.

16th August – The Tenth Sunday after Trinity (Green)

ANGLICAN CYCLE OF PRAYER: The Scottish Episcopal Church – The Most Reverend Mark Strange – Primus of the Scottish Episcopal Church & Bishop of Moray, Ross & Caithness.

DIOCESAN: Kells – The Reverend Canon James Mulhall.

PORVOO PRAYER DIARY: Evangelical Lutheran Church in Denmark: Diocese of Aarhus, Bishop Henrik Wigh-Poulsen.

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

READINGS: Genesis 45: 1-15, Psalm 133, Romans 11: 1-2a, 29-32, Matthew 15: (10-20), 21-28.

23rd August – The Eleventh Sunday after Trinity (Green)

ANGLICAN CYCLE OF PRAYER: The Church of the Province of South East Asia – The Most Reverend Melter Tais – Archbishop of South East Asia & Bishop of Sabah.

DIOCESAN: Tullow – Canon Brian O’Rourke.

PORVOO PRAYER DIARY: Evangelical Lutheran Church in Finland: Diocese of Espoo, Bishop Kaisamari Hintikka.

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

READINGS: Exodus 1: 8 – 2: 10, Psalm 124, Romans 12: 1-8, Matthew 16: 13-20.

30th August – The Twelfth Sunday after Trinity (Green)

ANGLICAN CYCLE OF PRAYER: The United Church of South India – The Most Reverend Dharmaraj Rasalam – Moderator of CSI & Bishop of South Kerala.

DIOCESAN: Stradbally – The Reverend Alec Purser.

PORVOO PRAYER DIARY: Evangelical Lutheran Church in Finland: Diocese of Turku, Archbishop Tapio Luoma, Bishop Kaarlo Kalliala.

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

READINGS: Exodus 3: 1-15, Psalm 105: 1-6, 23-26, 45c or Psalm 115, Romans 12: 9-21, Matthew 16: 21-28.

ENDS

 

DIOCESAN CYCLE OF PRAYER –JUNE 2020

Prepared by the Reverend Conor O’Reilly

 

Sunday YEAR A

7th June – Trinity Sunday (White)

ANGLICAN CYCLE OF PRAYER: La Iglesia Anglicana de Mexico – The Most Reverend Francisco Moreno – Presiding Bishop of La Iglesia Anglicana de Mexico & Bishop of Northern Mexico

DIOCESAN: Kilkenny College – Mr. Alex Morahan (Chaplain), teaching staff and the Leaving Certificate class of 2020.

PORVOO PRAYER DIARY: Evangelical Lutheran Church of Iceland: Bishop Agnes Sigurdardottir, Bishop Kristjan Björnsson, Bishop Solveig Lara Gudmundsdottir; The Spanish Reformed Episcopal Church: Bishop Carlos Lopez Lozano

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

READINGS: Genesis 1:1-2:4a or Isaiah 40: 12-17, 27-31, Psalm 8, 2 Corinthians 13: 11-13, Matthew 28: 16-20.

14th June – The First Sunday after Trinity (Green)

ANGLICAN CYCLE OF PRAYER: The Church of the Province of Myanmar (Burma) – The Most Reverend Stephen Than Myint Oo – Archbishop of Myanmar and Bishop of Yangon

DIOCESAN: Enniscorthy – The Reverend Nicola Halford

PORVOO PRAYER DIARY: Evangelical Lutheran Church in Denmark: Diocese of Lolland-Falster, Bishop Marianne Gaarden

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

READINGS: Genesis 18: 1-15, (21: 1-7), Psalm 116: 1, 10-17, Romans 5: 1-8, Matthew 9: 35 – 10: 8, (9-23).

21st June – The Second Sunday after Trinity (Green)

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

DIOCESAN: Baltinglass – The Reverend Mairt Hanley

PORVOO PRAYER DIARY: Church of Sweden: Diocese of Visby, Bishop Thomas Petersson; Evangelical Lutheran Church in Denmark: Diocese of Copenhagen, Bishop Peter Skov-Jakobsen

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

READINGS: Genesis 21: 8-21, Psalm 86: 1-10, 16-17, Romans 6: 1b-11, Matthew 10: 24-39.

28th June – The Third Sunday after Trinity (Green)

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

DIOCESAN: Abbeyleix – Canon Patrick Harvey

PORVOO PRAYER DIARY: Church of Sweden: Diocese of Härnösand, Bishop Eva Nordung Byström; Evangelical Lutheran Church in Finland: Diocese of Lappo, Bishop Simo Peura

LINK DIOCESE SODOR & MAN: Arbory and Castletown – The Reverend Irene Cowell

READINGS: Genesis 22: 1-14, Psalm 13, Romans 6: 12-23, Matthew 10: 40-42.

 

DIOCESAN CYCLE OF PRAYER – MAY 2020

Prepared by the Reverend Conor O’Reilly

Sunday YEAR A

3RD MAY – THE FOURTH SUNDAY OF EASTER (WHITE)

ANGLICAN CYCLE OF PRAYER: The Nippon Sei Ko Kai (The Anglican Communion in Japan) – The Most Reverend Nathaniel Makoto Uematsu – Primate of The Nippon Sei Ko Kai & Bishop of Hokkaido

DIOCESAN: Cashel – The Very Reverend Gerald Field

PORVOO PRAYER DIARY: Church of Norway: Diocese of Björgvin, Bishop Halvor Nordhaug

LINK DIOCESE SODOR & MAN: St George and All Saints, Douglas – The Reverend Andrew Brown

READINGS: Acts 2: 42-47 or Nehemiah 9: 6-15, Psalm 23, 1 Peter 2: 19-25, John 10: 1-10.

10TH MAY – THE FIFTH SUNDAY OF EASTER (WHITE)

ANGLICAN CYCLE OF PRAYER: The Anglican Church of Kenya – The Most Reverend Jackson Ole Sapit – Primate and Archbishop of All Kenya

DIOCESAN: Clonenagh – The Reverend Victor Fitzpatrick

PORVOO PRAYER DIARY: Church of Sweden: Diocese of Västerås, Bishop Mikael Mogren

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

READINGS: Acts 7: 55-60 or Deuteronomy 6: 20-25, Psalm 31: 1-5, 15-16, 1 Peter 2: 2-10, John 14: 1-14.

17TH MAY – THE SIXTH SUNDAY OF EASTER: ROGATION SUNDAY (WHITE)

ANGLICAN CYCLE OF PRAYER: The Anglican Church of Korea – The Most Reverend Moses Nagjun Yoo – Primate of Korea and Bishop of Daejeon

DIOCESAN: Clonmel – Canon Barbara Fryday

PORVOO PRAYER DIARY: Evangelical Lutheran Church in Denmark: Diocese of Viborg, Bishop Henrik Stubkjær

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

READINGS: Acts 17: 22-31 or Isaiah 41: 17-20, Psalm 66: 7-18, 1 Peter 3: 13-22, John 14: 15-21.

 

 

24TH MAY- THE SEVENTH SUNDAY OF EASTER: SUNDAY AFTER ASCENSION DAY (WHITE)

ANGLICAN CYCLE OF PRAYER: Pray for all members of the Anglican Communion around the world – For the Archbishop of Canterbury, the Most Reverend Justin Welby, and all primates and Bishop’s, For members of the Anglican Consultative Council – For the Secretary General, The Most Reverend Dr Josiah Idowu-Fearon, For the staff at the Anglican Communion Office in London and the UN offices in Geneva and New York.

DIOCESAN: Leighlin – The Very Reverend Tom Gordon

PORVOO PRAYER DIARY: Church of Norway: Diocese of Nord-Hålogaland, Bishop Olav Øygard

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

READINGS: Acts 1: 6-14 or Ezekiel 39: 21-29, Psalm 68: 1-10, 32-35, 1 Peter 4: 12-14, 5: 6-11, John 17: 1-11.

31ST MAY – THE DAY OF PENTECOST: WHIT SUNDAY (RED)

ANGLICAN CYCLE OF PRAYER: The Anglican Church of Melanesia – The Most Reverend Leonard Dawea – Archbishop of the Anglican Church of Melanesia and Bishop of Temotu

DIOCESAN: Ardamine – The Venerable Bob Gray

PORVOO PRAYER DIARY: The Lusitanian Church (Portugal): Bishop José Jorge Pina Cabral, The Latvian Evangelical Lutheran Church Abroad: Archbishop Lauma Zušēvica

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

READINGS: Acts 2: 1-21 or Numbers 11: 24-30, Psalm 104: 26-36, 37b, 1 Corinthians 12: 3b-13 or Acts 2: 1-21, John 20: 19-23 or 7:37-39.

* Acts 2:1-21 is read either as First or Second Reading. It must not be omitted.