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July to December 2014.

July 2014

Praying for the Earth: Re-duction, Re-use and Recycling

We thank you for the resources of the world and for the many goods available to us.  Grant us wisdom and restraint in our spending and consumption; grant us inspiration in the re-use and recycling of resources.  Bless those who work in the recycling industry, and those who work in charity shops. (We pray in particular for….)

Tue 1
Henry, John and Henry Venn, priests, evangelical divines, 1797, 1813, 1873
DEL week 13
Robert, our bishop-designate.
ACP: Durgapur - (North India) Bp Probal Dutta.

Wed 2
Bishop's Office: Chaplain and Commissary: Meurig Williams. With thanks for the work of Margaret Gibson and Sue Walshe, and praying for the formation of a new team.
ACP: Durham - (York, England) Bp Paul Butler; Durham - Jarrow - Bp Mark Watts Bryant.
Porvoo: C of E Diocese in Europe - vacancy, Bp David Hamid; Visby, Sweden - Bp Sven-Bernhard Fast; Copenhagen, Denmark - Bp Peter Skov-Jakobsen.

Thu 3 Thomas the Apostle .
Bishop David.
ACP: Dutse - (Kaduna, Nigeria) Bp Yesufu Lumu.

Fri 4
Bishop David's Office: Chaplain and PA: Frances Hiller.
ACP: East Carolina - (IV, The Episcopal Church) Bp Peter James Lee.

Sat 5
The church's ministry of healing and deliverance. Diocesan Advisor: Matthew Jones.
ACP: East Kerala - (South India) Bp Kayalakkakathu George Daniel; North Kerala - (South India) Bp Kadakkal Pothen Kuruvila.

Sun 6 3rd Sunday after Trinity .
General Synod meeting in York 10-14 July. Pray for our elected Synod members, Debbie Flach and Brian Llewellyn, Madeleine Holmes and Ann Turner.
ACP: PRAY for The Church of Pakistan (United) - Abp Samuel Robert Azariah, Bp of Raiwind & Moderator of the Church of Pakistan.
WCC : Colombia, Ecuador, Venezuela

Mon 7
DEL week 14
Diocesan Liturgical Officer: Ben Gordon-Taylor, and Chaplaincy Worship Committees.
ACP: East Ruwenzori - (Uganda) Bp Edward Bamucwanira.

Tue 8
The Diocesan Office: Secretary: Adrian Mumford; PA & Office Manager: Bron Panter; Asst: Sylvia Brantingham; Appointments Secretary: Catherine Jackson; Asst.: Lotte Hiller.
ACP: East Tennessee - (IV, The Episcopal Church) Bp George D. Young.

Wed 9
Diocesan Chancellor: Mark Hill; Diocesan Registrar and Bishop's Legal Secretary: Aiden Hargreaves-Smith.
ACP: Eastern Himalayas - (North India) Vacant.
Porvoo: Lincoln, England: Bp Christopher Lowson, vacancy; Härnösand, Sweden: Bp Tuulikki Koivunen Bylund; Lappo, Finland: Bp Simo Peura

Thu 10
Diocesan Finance Secretary: Nick Wraight; Finance Asst: Andrew Male. Diocesan Board of Finance: Chair: Michael Hart, and the Finance and Property Committee.
ACP: Eastern Oregon - (VIII, The Episcopal Church) Bp Bavi Edna Rivera Oregon - (VIII, The Episcopal Church) Bp Michael Hanley.

Fri 11
Benedict, abbot of Monte Cassino, Father of Western Monasticism, c.550 (Italy) All engaged in children's and youth work in our chaplaincies. Safeguarding Adviser: Chris Lees, and Safeguarding Committee Chairman: Charles Clark.
ACP: Eastern Newfoundland & Labrador - (Canada, Canada) Bp Cyrus Clement James Pitman.

Sat 12
Assisi: Locum Chaplain, overseen by the Franciscan Provincial, Brother Benedict. Link

ACP: Eastern Zambia - (Central Africa) Bp William Mchombo.

Sun 13 4th Sunday after Trinity .
Sea Sunday. For seafarers and their families. Mission to Seafarers, and their Chaplains in this Diocese. Italy and Malta Archdeaconry: Archdeacon: Jonathan Boardman; Area Dean: William Lister. Link
ACP: PRAY for The Anglican Church of Papua New Guinea - Bp Clyde Igara, Abp-elect of Papua New Guinea & Bp of Dogura.
WCC : Costa Rica, El Salvador, Nicaragua, Panama

Mon 14
John Keble, priest, tractarian, poet, 1866 DEL week 15
Bordighera, served from Menton, Switzerland.
ACP: Easton - (III, The Episcopal Church) Bp James Shand.

Tue 15
Swithun, bishop of Winchester, c.862 Bonaventure, friar, bishop, teacher of the faith, 1274 (Italy)
Florence St Mark (serving Bologna Holy Cross and Siena St Peter): Chaplain: William Lister; Readers: Penny Mitler, Manà Makepeace. Link
ACP: Eau Claire - (V, The Episcopal Church) The Revd William Jay Lambert.

Wed 16
Osmund, bishop of Salisbury, 1099
Genova, Church of the Holy Spirit: Locum Chaplain. Link
ACP: Edinburgh - (Scotland) Bp John Armes.
Porvoo: St Albans, England: Bp Alan Smith, Bp Richard Atkinson, Bp Paul Bayes; Linköping, Sweden: Bp Martin Modéus.

Thu 17
Lake Como, Church of the Ascension: Locum Chaplain.
ACP: Edmonton - (Rupert's Land, Canada) Bp Jane Alexander.

Fri 18
Elizabeth Ferard, first deaconess of the Church of England, Founder of the Community of St Andrew, 1883Elizabeth of Russia, religious and martyr, 1918 (Russia)
Milan All Saints: Chaplain: Vickie Sims Link
ACP: Egba - (Lagos, Nigeria) Bp Emmanuel Adekunle.

Sat 19
Gregory, bishop of Nyssa, and his sister Macrina, deaconess, teachers of the faith, c.394 and c.379 (Turkey) Naples Christ Church (serving Bari, Capri, Sorrento): Chaplain: Vacant. Link
ACP: Egba West - (Lagos, Nigeria) Bp Samuel Ajani.

Sun 20 5th Sunday after Trinity .
The Global Freedom Network, an ecumenical and interfaith initiative working to combat modern slavery and human trafficking.
ACP: PRAY for The Episcopal Church in the Philippines - Abp Edward Pacyaya Malecdan, Prime Bp of the Episcopal Church in the Philippines.
WCC : Belize, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico

Mon 21
DEL week 16
Padova St Anthony Abbot: Priest in Charge: Jonathan Boardman; Readers: Michael Udeagbara, Charles Onwukwe.
ACP: Egbu - (Owerri, Nigeria) Bp Professor Emmanuel Iheagwam.

Tue 22 Mary Magdalene .
[Consecration of Bishops Edward Holland, 1986, and Michael Scott-Joynt, 1987, Hon. Asst Bps]
Palermo Holy Cross: Priest in Charge: Marcus Losack. Link
ACP: Abp Mouneer Hanna Anis, Pres. Bp, Jerusalem & the Middle East & Bishop in Egypt with North Africa and the Horn of Africa; Asst Bp for North Africa - (Jerusalem & Middle East) Bp Bill Musk.

Wed 23
Birgitta (Bridget), pilgrim, abbess of Vadstena, 1373 (Sweden)
Rome All Saints (serving Macerata S Mary at the Holy Cross and Citta della Pieve, St John the Baptist) and 'Footsteps' Fresh Expression of Church, Rome North and South: Chaplain: Jonathan Boardman; Asst Curates: Dana English, Mary Styles; Hon. Asst Priest: Alaric Lewis. Link
ACP: Eha - Amufu - (Enugu, Nigeria) Bp Daniel Olinya.
Porvoo: Newcastle, England: Bp Martin Wharton, Bp Frank White; Møre (Molde), Norway: Bp Ingeborg Midttoemme

Thu 24
Taormina St George: Locum Chaplains. Link
ACP: Ekiti - (Ondo, Nigeria) Abp Samuel Abe; Ekiti Kwara - (Ibadan, Nigeria) Bp Andrew Ajayi.

Fri 25 James the Apostle .
Pilgrims and other visitors to Italy.
ACP: Ekiti Oke - (Ondo, Nigeria) Bp Isaac Olubowale.

Sat 26
Anne and Joachim, parents of the Blessed Virgin Mary Varese St John the Baptist (served from Lugano, Switzerland): Reader: Angela Mirani. Link
ACP: Ekiti West - (Ondo, Nigeria) Bp Samuel Oke.

Sun 27 6th Sunday after Trinity .
The Anglican Centre in Rome: Director and Archbishop’s Representative to the Holy See: Abp Sir David Moxon; Administrator: Jan Hague. Link
ACP: PRAY for Province de L'Eglise Anglicane au Rwanda - Abp Onesphore Rwaje, Abp of L'Eglise Episcopal au Rwanda and Bp of Gasabo.
WCC : The Caribbean.

Mon 28
DEL week 17
Venice St George (serving Aviano, Trieste Christ Church): Priest in charge: Howard Levett. Link
ACP: El Camino Real - (VIII, The Episcopal Church) Bp Mary Gray-Reeves.

Tue 29
Mary, Martha and Lazarus, companions of Our Lord US Forces chapels at Aviano and Vicenza: US Foces Chaplain: Jack Stanley.
ACP: El Salvador - (Central America) Bp Martín De Jesús Barahona.

Wed 30
William Wilberforce, Olaudah Equiano and Thomas Clarkson, campaigners against slavery, 1833, 1797 and 1846 People and government of Italy.
ACP: Eldoret - (Kenya) Bp Thomas Kogo.
Porvoo: Skara, Sweden: Bp Åke Bonnier; Wakefield, England (now part of West Yorkshire and the Dales, see online updates): Bp Stephen Platten, Bp Anthony Robinson.

Thu 31
Ignatius of Loyola, founder of the Society of Jesus, 1556 (Spain)
Malta and Gozo (Valletta Pro-Cathedral of St Paul, Sliema Holy Trinity, and Gozo Our Lady and St George ): Senior Chaplain: Simon Godfrey. Link
ACP: El-Obeid - (Sudan) Bp Ismail Gibreil Abugigin.