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Prayer Diary

April 2014


Tue 1
Frederick Denison Maurice, priest, teacher of the faith, 1872
Pas de Calais, including Arras, Boulogne-sur-Mer, Calais, Hesdin: Priest in charge: Vacant; Reader: Mary Wood.
ACP: Bukedi - (Uganda) Bp Nicodemus Engwalas-Okille.

Wed 2
Pau St Andrew: Priest in charge: Ian Naylor; Reader: John Errey.
ACP: Bunbury - (Western Australia, Australia) Bp Alan Ewing.
Porvoo: Lund, Sweden - Bp Antje Jackelén;  Cashel and Ossory, Ireland - Bp Michael Burrows

Thu 3
Anglican and Old Catholic Bishops meeting.
Christ the Good Shepherd, Poitou-Charentes: Ambernac, Barbezieux St. Hilaire, Beaulieu-sur-Sonnette, Boulogne, Chasseneuil-sur-Bonnieure, Civray, Cognac, Magne, Salles de Villefagnan, St Jean d'Angély, St Léger de la Martinière: Chaplain: Hazel Door; Readers: Alan and Joyce Bache, Elisabeth Barnett, Richard Beech, Geoffrey Cornwall, Carolyn Kimber, John Matthews, Michael Painter, Linda Shepherd.
ACP: Bungoma - (Kenya) The Revd George Mechumo.

Fri 4
St Pargoire, Hérault: Priest in Charge: Roger Smith.
ACP: Bunyoro-Kitara - (Uganda) Bp Nathan Kyamanywa.

Sat 5
St Raphaël St John the Evangelist, also serving Port Grimaud: Priest in charge: Keith Bretel.
ACP: Busan - (Korea) Bp Onesimus Dongsin Park.

Sun 6 5th Sunday of Lent: Passiontide begins
Bishop's Staff Meeting April 7-9.
ACP: PRAY for The Nippon Sei Ko Kai (The Anglican Communion in Japan): Abp Nathaniel Makoto Uematsu, Primate of The Nippon Sei Ko Kai & Bp of Hokkaido.
WCC:  Brunei, Malaysia, Singapore

Mon 7
Strasbourg St Alban: Priest in chargeVacant; Reader: David Cowley.
ACP: Busoga - (Uganda) Bp Michael Kyomya.

Tue 8
Vendée All Saints, including Puy-de-Serre, La Chapelle Archard, also serving La Chapelle Palluau: Priest in charge: Caroline Shackley.
ACP: Butare - (Rwanda) Bp Nathan Gasatura.

Wed 9
Dietrich Bonhoeffer, Lutheran pastor, martyr, 1945 (Germany)
Area Deans Meeting at Woking, April 8-9.
ACP: Butere - (Kenya) Bp Michael Sande.
Porvoo: Armagh, Ireland - Abp Richard Clarke; Funen, Denmark - Bp Tine Lindhardt.

Thu 10
William Law, priest, spiritual writer, 1761

William of Ockham, friar, philosopher, teacher of the faith, 1347
Vernet-les-Bains, St George: Priest in charge: David Phillips.
ACP: Buye - (Burundi) Bp Sixbert Macumi.

Fri 11
George Selwyn, bishop, 1878
Stanislaus of Cracow, bishop and martyr, 1079
Versailles St Mark, with St Paul, Chevry, also serving Gif sur Yvette: Chaplain: Christopher Maclay; Asst chaplain: Elaine Labourel.
ACP: Byumba - (Rwanda) Bp Emmanuel Ngendahayo.

Sat 12
People and government of France.
ACP: Calabar - (Niger Delta, Nigeria) Bp Tunde Adeleye.

Sun 13 Palm Sunday
For Jews celebrating Passover this week.
ACP: Pray for the peace of Jerusalem.
Jerusalem - (Jerusalem & Middle East) Bp Suheil Dawani.
WCC: East Timor, Indonesia, Phillipines

Mon 14
Monday of Holy Week
That our churches may be houses of prayer.
ACP: Calcutta - (North India) Bp Ashok Biswas.

Tue 15
Tuesday of Holy Week
Chrism Eucharists in the Diocese. All clergy of the Diocese.
ACP: Caledonia - (British Columbia & the Yukon, Canada) Bp William John Anderson.

Wed 16
Wednesday of Holy Week
For visiting preachers taking services in Holy Week and Easter.
ACP: Calgary - (Rupert's Land, Canada) Bp Gregory Kerr-Wilson.
Porvoo: Uppsala, Sweden - Abp Anders Wejryd, Bp Ragnar Persenius; Llandaff, Wales - Bp David Wilbourne.

Thu 17 Maundy Thursday
That our celebration of the Lord's supper may be a sign of welcome and unity.
ACP: California - (VIII, The Episcopal Church) Bp Marc Andrus; Northern California - (VIII, The Episcopal Church) Bp Barry Beisner.

Fri 18 Good Friday
That, walking in the way of the cross, we may find it none other than the way of life and peace.
ACP: J Heerman Cameroon (Region Missionaire) - (West Africa) Bp Dibo Elango.

Sat 19 Easter Eve
For those walking in the valley of the shadow of death, that it may lead them into new life.
ACP: Canberra & Goulburn - (New South Wales, Australia) Bp Stuart Robinson; 1.Regional Bp in Wagga Wagga - (New South Wales) Bp Genieve Blackwell; 2. Asst Bp of Canberra & Goulburn - (New South Wales) Bp Trevor Edwards.

Sun 20 Easter Day
"If you have been raised with Christ, seek the things that are above, where Christ is seated at the right hand of God" (Colossians 3:1).
WCC:  Djibouti, Somalia

Mon 21
Monday of Easter Week
Emmaus UK and branches in other countries.
ACP: Cape Coast (Ghana) - (West Africa) Bp Daniel Allotey.

Tue 22
Tuesday of Easter Week
L'Arche: building communities with people with learning difficulties., and their founder Jean Vanier.
ACP: Thabo Makgoba, Abp of Capetown and Primate of Southern Africa; Cape Town - Table Bay - (Southern Africa) Bp Garth Counsell.

Wed 23
Wednesday of Easter Week
American Cathedral of the Holy Trinity, Paris: Dean: Zachary Fleetwood
Parishes and missions in France of the Convocation of Episcopal Churches in Europe.
ACP: Carlisle - (York, England) Bp James Scobie Newcome; Carlisle - Penrith - Bp Robert Freeman.
Porvoo: Derby, England - Bp Alastair Redfern, Bp Humphrey Southern; Clogher, Ireland - Bp John McDowell;  Aalborg, Denmark - Bp Henning Toft Bro

Thu 24
Thursday of Easter Week
Monte Carlo (Monaco) St Paul: Chaplain: Walter Raymond; Readers: Frank Megginson, Mary de Vachon.
People and government of Monaco.
ACP: Cashel & Ossory - (Dublin, Ireland) Bp Michael Andrew James Burrows.

Fri 25
Friday of Easter Week
[Consecration of Bishop Alan Chesters, 1989, Hon. Asst Bp]
For deeper understanding of the Reuilly Common Statement (Anglican/French Reformed Churches).
ACP: Central Buganda - (Uganda) Bp Jackson Matovu.

Sat 26
Saturday of Easter Week
French Anglican-Roman Catholic Commission (French ARC).
ACP: Central Ecuador - (IX, The Episcopal Church) Bp Victor Scantlebury.

Sun 27 2nd Sunday of Easter
For chaplaincies holding their annual meetings.
ACP: PRAY for The Episcopal Church in Jerusalem & The Middle East: Abp Mouneer Hanna Anis, President Bp, Jerusalem & the Middle East & Bp in Egypt with North Africa and the Horn of Africa.
WCC:  Eritrea, Ethiopia

Mon 28 George, Martyr, Patron of England (transferred)
Church of England; Churches Together in England.
ACP: Central Florida - (IV, The Episcopal Church) Bp Gregory Brewer.

Tue 29 Mark the Evangelist (transferred)
Intercontinental Church Society, Mission Director: Richard Bromley.
ACP: Justin Welby Abp of Canterbury; Canterbury - Dover - Bp Trevor Willmott; Canterbury - Ebbsfleet - Bp Jonathan Goodall; Canterbury - Richborough - Bp Norman Banks.

Wed 30
Pandita Mary Ramabai, translator, 1922
French Archdeaconry Synod, 30 April - 3 May.
ACP: Central Gulf Coast - (IV, The Episcopal Church) Bp Philip Duncan.
Porvoo: Blackburn, England - Bp Julian Henderson, Bp Geoffrey Pearson, Bp John Goddard; Brechin, Scotland - Bp Nigel Peyton; The Lutheran Church in Great Britain - Bp Martin Lind.