Partners in Prayer – April 2018
Each Sunday in April
Church of Ireland: Diocese of Down & Dromore and Bishop Harold Miller.
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!
8th April, 2nd Sunday of Easter, White
Anglican Cycle of Prayer: The Church of the Province of the Indian Ocean and Most Revd James Richard Wong Yin Song, Archbishop of the Indian Ocean & Bishop of the Seychelles.
Diocese: For the Shinrone Group of Parishes, Canon Ruth Gill and the congregations in St Mary’s Shinrone, Aghancon, St Finnian’s Kinnity and Dunkerrin & for Rev Michael Johnston and his family following his resignation as Rector of Shinrone.
15th April, 3rd Sunday of Easter, White
Anglican Cycle of Prayer: The Church of Ireland and Most Revd Richard Lionel Clarke, Archbishop of Armagh, Primate of All Ireland and Metropolitan.
Diocese: For the Adare & Kilmallock Group of parishes, Canon Liz Beasley and the congregations of St Nicholas’ Adare, Croom Church, Sts Peter & Paul Kilmallock & St Beacon Kilpeacon.
22nd April, 4th Sunday of Easter, White
Anglican Cycle of Prayer: The Nippon Sei Ko Kai (The Anglican Communion in Japan) and Most Revd Nathaniel Makoto Uematsu, Primate of The Nippon Sei Ko Kai & Bishop of Hokkaido.
Diocese: For the Killaloe & Stradbally Union of parishes, Dean Gary Paulsen and the congregations of St Flannan’s Cathedral Killaloe, All Saints Castleconnell, St Senan’s Clonlara, St Caimin’s Mountshannon and St Cronan’s Tuamgraney.
29th April, 5th Sunday of Easter, White
Anglican Cycle of Prayer: The Episcopal Church in Jerusalem & The Middle East and Most Revd Suheil Dawani, Archbishop of Jerusalem & the Middle East & Archbishop in Jerusalem.
Diocese: For the Clonfert Group of parishes, Rev Charles McCartney and the congregations of St Brendan’s Cathedral Clonfert, St John the Baptist Eyrecourt, Christ Church Portumna and St Paul’s Banagher.
6th May, 6th Sunday of Easter, Rogation Sunday, White
Church of Ireland: The Diocese of Connor and Bishop Alan Abernethy
Anglican Cycle of Prayer: The Anglican Church of Kenya and Most Revd Jackson Ole Sapit, Primate and Archbishop of All Kenya.
Diocese: For the Killarney & Dromod Union of parishes, Archdeacon Simon Lumby and the congregations of St Mary’s Killarney and Holy Trinity Muckross