Partners in Prayer – March 2018

Each Sunday in March

Church of Ireland: Diocese of Derry & Raphoe and Bishop Ken Good.

4th March, 3rd Sunday of Lent, Violet

Anglican Cycle of Prayer: Province de L’Eglise Anglicane Du Congo and Most Revd Zacharie Masimango Katanda, Archbishop of the Congo & Bishop of Kindu.

Diocese: For those who respond to human need by loving service.

11th March, 4th Sunday of Lent, or Mothering Sunday, Violet

Anglican Cycle of Prayer: The Church of England and Most Revd and Rt Hon Justin Welby, Archbishop of Canterbury.

Diocese: For those who transform unjust structures of society, challenge violence of every kind and pursue peace and reconciliation.

17th March, St Patrick, White

Diocese: For those who have come from overseas to live among us as St Patrick did, that they may find welcome and friendship.

18th March, 5th Sunday of Lent, Violet

Anglican Cycle of Prayer: Hong Kong Sheng Kung Hui and Most Revd Paul Kwong, Archbishop of Hong Kong Sheng Kung Hui & Bishop of Hong Kong Island.

Diocese: For those who strive to safeguard the integrity of creation and to sustain and renew the life of the earth.

25th March, 3rd Sunday of Lent, Palm Sunday, Red or Violet

Anglican Cycle of Prayer: Pray for the peace of Jerusalem and for Most Revd Suheil Dawani, Archbishop of Jerusalem & the Middle East and Archbishop in Jerusalem.

All glory, laud and honour, to thee, Redeemer, King,

to whom the lips of children made sweet hosannas ring.

Diocese: For the Kilcolman Union of Parishes and the congregations of St Michael’s Church, Killorglin & St Carthage’s Church, Castlemaine, as they await the arrival of Rev Isabel Keegan as priest-in-charge, and the Rev Ann-Marie Stuart as assistant priest.

1st April, Easter Day – 1st Sunday of Easter, White or Gold

Jesus Christ is risen today, Alleluia!

our triumphant holy day, Alleluia!

who did once upon the cross, Alleluia!

suffer to redeem our loss. Alleluia!