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Diocesan Cycle of Prayer

January – March, 2018

 

Monday, January 1    Holy Name of Jesus  
ANGLICAN CYCLE:  Aba – (Niger Delta, Nigeria) The Most Revd Ugochukwu Ezuoke; Aba Ngwa North – The Rt Revd Nathan Kanu
DIOCESAN CYCLE:  Trinity, Mt. Vernon, Anniversary of the Consecration of church building, 1969;

Tuesday, January 2   
ANGLICAN CYCLE:  Abakaliki – (Enugu, Nigeria) The Rt Revd Monday Nkwoagu
DIOCESAN CYCLE:   Lord, renew our spirits, that our work may not be to us a burden but a delight.

Wednesday, January 3 
ANGLICAN CYCLE:  Aberdeen & Orkney – (Scotland) The Revd Canon Anne Dyer
DIOCESAN CYCLE:  Birthday of Debbie, wife of The Rev. G. Timothy Leighton, Bloomington.

Thursday, January 4
ANGLICAN CYCLE:  Accra – (Ghana, West Africa) The Rt Revd Daniel Sylvanus Mensah Torto
DIOCESAN CYCLE:  Wedding anniversary of The Very Rev. Richard A. and Mary Ann “Marv” Swan, Decatur.

Friday, January 5
ANGLICAN CYCLE:  Adelaide – (South Australia) The Rt Revd Geoffrey Martyn Smith; The Rt Revd Christopher McLeod, Assistant Bishop; The Rt Revd Tim Harris, Bishop for Mission and Evangelism
DIOCESAN CYCLE:  Trinity, Mattoon; Anniversary of the Consecration of church building, 1968; Birthday of The Rev Dr. Ralph N. McMichael, St. Louis.

Saturday, January 6    The Epiphany of Our Lord Jesus Christ
ANGLICAN CYCLE:    O God, who revealed your only Son to the Gentiles by the leading of a star, mercifully grant that we, who know you now by faith, may after this life enjoy the splendor of your gracious Godhead, through Jesus Christ our Lord.  Amen
DIOCESAN CYCLE:  Birthday of Carol, wife of The Rev. Timothy A. Goodman, Johnston City.

Sunday, January 7 – Epiphany I
ANGLICAN CYCLE:  PRAY for The Anglican Church in Aotearoa, New Zealand & Polynesia The Most Revd Winston Halapua Bishop of Polynesia and Primate and Archbishop of the Anglican Church in Aotearoa, New Zealand and Polynesia; Bishop of Taranaki – (Aotearoa NZ & Polynesia) The Most Revd Philip Richardson
DIOCESAN CYCLE: St. John the Baptist, Mt. Carmel, The Rev Brant Hazlett, Rector; Milambo Parish:  Rev. Emmanuel Mabula, Tabora, Tanzania; The Parish of the Most Holy Trinity & Missions, San Juan de Miraflores, Peru, The Rev. Julio Montoya, Vicar General; Ordination to the Priesthood:  Christopher L.  Ashmore, Jacksonville; Donald H. Langlois, Chandler, AZ; Birthday of The Rev G. Williams Howard, III, Mt. Vernon.

Monday, January 8
ANGLICAN CYCLE:  Afikpo – (Enugu, Nigeria) The Rt Revd Paul Uduogu
DIOCESAN CYCLE:   Birthday of The Rev Timothy A. Goodman, Johnston City.

Tuesday, January 9   
ANGLICAN CYCLE:  Agra – (North India) The Rt Revd Prem Prakash Habil
DIOCESAN CYCLE:     Lord God, we ask for knowledge, but even more for imagination.

Wednesday, January 10  
ANGLICAN CYCLE:  Aguata – (Niger, Nigeria) The Most Revd Christian Efobi; Ahoada – (Niger Delta) The Rt Revd Clement Ekpeye
DIOCESAN CYCLE:  Birthday of The Rev Dr. Daniel N. Karanja, Schertz, TX.

Thursday, January 11
ANGLICAN CYCLE:  Aipo Rongo – (Papua New Guinea) The Rt Revd Nathan Ingen
DIOCESAN CYCLE:  Lord, we ask for protection, but even more for guidance.

Friday, January 12 – Aelred, Abbot of Rievaulx
ANGLICAN CYCLE:  Ajayi Crowther – (Ibadan, Nigeria) The Rt Revd Olugbenga Oduntan
DIOCESAN CYCLE:  Birthday of Kiezha, wife of The Very Rev. Sean D. Ferrell, Champaign.

Saturday, January 13    Hilary, Bishop of Poitiers
ANGLICAN CYCLE:  Akoko – (Ondo, Nigeria) The Rt Revd Gabriel Akinbiyi; Akoko Edo – (Bendel, Nigeria) The Rt Revd Jolly Oyekpen
DIOCESAN CYCLE:   Almighty God, we ask for power, but even more for grace.

Sunday, January 14 – Epiphany 2
ANGLICAN CYCLE:  PRAY for The Anglican Church of Australia; The Most Revd Philip Leslie Freier Archbishop of Melbourne & Primate of Australia
DIOCESAN CYCLE:  St. Andrew’s, Edwardsville, The Rev. Dr. Ralph N. McMichael, Priest-in-Charge; Tura Parish: Rev. Ernest Lugenzi, Tabora, Tanzania; The Mission of Jesus the Nazarene & Shalom Mission, San Juan de Miraflores, Peru, The Rev. Patricia Blanchard, Deacon-in Charge. Birthday of The Very Rev Kathryn G. Jeffrey, Carbondale and of Sandy Moore, wife of The Very Rev Mark E. Evans, Lincoln; Wedding anniversary of The Rev. Cn. David M. and Elizabeth Baumann, Salem.

Monday, January 15
ANGLICAN CYCLE:  Akot – (Bahr El Ghazal, South Sudan) The Rt Revd Isaac Dhieu Ater
DIOCESAN CYCLE:   Grant us the grace of your holy spirit to devote our heart to you;

Tuesday, January 16   
ANGLICAN CYCLE:   Akure – (Ondo, Nigeria) The Rt Revd Simeon Borokini
DIOCESAN CYCLE:  O Lord, as this day (begins) (ends), I (we) give thee thanks.

Wednesday, January 17 – Anthony of Egypt
ANGLICAN CYCLE:   Alabama – (Province IV, The Episcopal Church) The Rt Revd John SloanAlbany – (Province II, The Episcopal Church) The Rt Revd William Love
DIOCESAN CYCLE:  Lord, keep us in your power.

Thursday, January 18    The Confession of St. Peter, Week of Christian Unity
ANGLICAN CYCLE:  Alaska – (Province VIII, The Episcopal Church) The Rt Revd Mark Lattime
DIOCESAN CYCLE:  Patronal Feast of St. Peter’s, Chesterfield; Pray for Christian Unity.

Friday, January 19  –  Wulfstan, Bishop of Worcester
ANGLICAN CYCLE:    Algoma – (Ontario, Canada) The Rt Revd Anne Germond
DIOCESAN CYCLE:  Pray for Christian Unity.

Saturday, January 20    Fabian, Bishop and Martyr at Rome
ANGLICAN CYCLE:   Amazon – (Brazil) The Rt Revd Saulo Mauricio de Barros
DIOCESAN CYCLE:  Pray for Christian Unity.

Sunday, January 21 – Epiphany 3
ANGLICAN CYCLE:  PRAY for The Church of Bangladesh;  The Most Revd Paul Shishir Sarker Moderator, Church of Bangladesh & Bishop of Dhaka
DIOCESAN CYCLE:  St. Barnabas Episcopal Church, Havana, The Rev. Michael J. Newago, Priest in Charge; Ilalwansimba Parish: Rev. Joel Kahindi, Tabora, Tanzania; The Mission of St John the Evangelist, San Juan de Miraflores, Peru, The Rev. Luis Villalobos, Priest in Charge; Pray for Christian Unity.

Monday, January 22 – Vincent
ANGLICAN CYCLE:    Amichi – (Niger, Nigeria) The Rt Revd Ephraim Ikeakor
DIOCESAN CYCLE:   Pray for Christian Unity.

 Tuesday, January 23 – Phillips Brooks 
ANGLICAN CYCLE:  Amritsar – (North India) The Rt Revd Pradeep Samantaroy; Andaman & Car Nicobar Islands – The Rt Revd Christopher Paul
DIOCESAN CYCLE:  O God, give us work ’til our life shall end, and give us life ’til our work is done; Pray for Christian Unity.

Wednesday, January 24  
ANGLICAN CYCLE:  The Most Revd Jackson Ole Sapit Primate and Archbishop of All Kenya
All Saints Cathedral Diocese – Garissa Missionary Area – (Kenya) The Rt Revd David Mutisya
Suffragan Bishop All Saints Cathedral Diocese – (Kenya) The Rt Revd Cleti Ogeto
DIOCESAN CYCLE:  Pray for Christian Unity.

 Thursday, January 25  –  The Conversion of St. Paul the Apostle 
ANGLICAN CYCLE:    Anglican Parishes of the Central Interior (formerly Cariboo) – (British Columbia & the Yukon, The Rt Revd Barbara Jean Andrews
DIOCESAN CYCLE:  Patronal Feast of St. Paul’s Alton; St. Paul’s, Carlinville; St. Paul’s, Pekin;  The Cathedral Church of St. Paul, Springfield;  Ordination to the Priesthood, Virginia L. Bennett, St. Charles, MO.

Friday, January 26 –  Timothy and Titus, Companions of St. Paul 
ANGLICAN CYCLE:    Angola (Missionary Diocese) – (Southern Africa) The Rt Revd Andre Soares
DIOCESAN CYCLE:  Birthday of The Very Rev Sean D. Ferrell, Champaign.

Saturday, January 27  –  John Chrysostom, Bishop of Constantinople
ANGLICAN CYCLE:  Ankole – (Uganda) The Rt Revd Sheldon Mwesigwa
DIOCESAN CYCLE:  Trinity Church, Mattoon, Admitted to the Diocese, 1908; Birthday of The Rev Zackary D. Brooks, Jacksonville.

Sunday, January 28   – Epiphany 4
ANGLICAN CYCLE:    PRAY for Igreja Episcopal Anglicana do Brasil; The Most Revd Francisco De Assis Da Silva Primate of Brazil & Bishop of South-Western Brazil
DIOCESAN CYCLE:   St. Thomas Episcopal Church, Glen Carbon, The Rev. Anthony F.M. Clavier, Vicar; Ng’ambo Parish: Rev. Naftari Mathew, Tabora, Tanzania; The Parish of Christ The Redeemer and St. Peter, San Juan de Miraflores, Peru, The Rev. Misael Varillas, Regional Vicar; Birthday of The Very Rev. Gus L. Franklin, Springfield, and Carla, widow of The Rev Canon Dr. William N. Malottke,  Carol Stream.

Monday, January 29
ANGLICAN CYCLE:   Antananarivo – (Indian Ocean) The Rt Revd Samoela Jaona Ranarivelo
Antananarivo – Tulear – (Indian Ocean) The Rt Revd Todd Andrew McGregor
DIOCESAN CYCLE:   Trinity Church, Lincoln, Anniversary of the Consecration of Church building, 1921.  Pray for the Clergy of the Diocese as they gather for the Pre-Lenten Retreat, King’s House, Belleville.

 Tuesday, January 30   
ANGLICAN CYCLE:    Antsiranana – (Indian Ocean) The Rt Revd Theophile Botomazava
DIOCESAN CYCLE:   Almighty God, to truly know you is everlasting life.  Pray for the Clergy of the Diocese as they gather for the Pre-Lenten Retreat, King’s House, Belleville.

Wednesday, January 31
ANGLICAN CYCLE:    Aotearoa – (Aotearoa NZ & Polynesia) (Vacant)
DIOCESAN CYCLE:  Ordination to the Priesthood,  Richard A. Pugliese, Topsham, ME; Birthday of Theresa, widow of The Rev. Canon Anthony C. Viton, Mt. Carmel.  Pray for the Clergy of the Diocese as they conclude their Pre-Lenten Retreat, King’s House, Belleville.

Thursday, February 1    Brigid (Bride)
ANGLICAN CYCLE:   Argyll & The Isles – (Scotland) The Rt Revd Kevin Pearson
DIOCESAN CYCLE:  Birthday of the Rev Donald J Schroeder, Brunswick, ME.

Friday, February 2   The Presentation of Our Lord Jesus Christ in the Temple
ANGLICAN CYCLE:  Arizona – (Province VIII, The Episcopal Church) The Rt Revd Kirk Smith
Arkansas – (Province VII, The Episcopal Church) The Rt Revd Larry Benfield
DIOCESAN CYCLE:  Feast of Title, Emmanuel Memorial, Champaign; Birthday of the Rev Christopher L. Ashmore, Jacksonville.

Saturday, February 3   Anskar, Archbishop of Hamburg, Missionary to Denmark and Sweden
ANGLICAN CYCLE:  Armidale – (New South Wales, Australia) The Rt Revd Richard Lewers
DIOCESAN CYCLE:  God, fill us with your grace.

Sunday, February 4  – Epiphany 5
ANGLICAN CYCLE:  PRAY for The Anglican Church of Burundi; The Most Revd Martin Nyaboho Archbishop of Burundi & Bishop of Makamba
DIOCESAN CYCLE:   Christ Church, Springfield, The Rev Dr Gregory Tournoux, Rector; Mbugani Parish: Rev. Leonard Birusha, Tabora, Tanzania; The Parish of Jesus the Saviour, Villa El Salvador, Lima, Peru, The Rev. Carlos Quispe, Priest in Charge.

Monday, February 5 
ANGLICAN CYCLE:  Arochukwu/Ohafia – (Aba, Nigeria) The Rt Revd Johnson Onuoha
DIOCESAN CYCLE:  Ordination to the Priesthood, Sean D. Ferrell, Champaign.

 Tuesday, February 6  – The Martyrs of Japan
ANGLICAN CYCLE:  Aru – (Congo) The Rt Revd Georges Titre Ande
DIOCESAN CYCLE:  Anniversary of the Consecration of The Rt Rev Donald M Hultstrand, IX Bishop of Springfield. Birthday of Brenda, wife of the Rt. Rev. Daniel H. Martins, Bishop of Springfield; Wedding anniversary of The Very Rev. Sean D. and Kiezha Ferrell, Champaign.

 Wednesday, February 7 –
ANGLICAN CYCLE:  Asaba – (Bendel, Nigeria) The Rt Revd Justus Mogekwu
DIOCESAN CYCLE:  Lord, bless the work that we do.

 Thursday, February 8
ANGLICAN CYCLE:  Asante-Mampong – (Ghana, West Africa) The Rt Revd Cyril Ben-Smith
DIOCESAN CYCLE:  Birthday of the Rev Brian T. Kellington, The Villages, FL; Wedding Anniversary of The Venerable Shawn W. and Mary Ann Denney, Springfield.

Friday, February 9
ANGLICAN CYCLE:  Athabasca – (Rupert’s Land, Canada) The Rt Revd Fraser Lawton
DIOCESAN CYCLE:  Save us and help us, we beseech thee O Lord.

 Saturday, February 10
ANGLICAN CYCLE:  Atlanta – (Province IV, The Episcopal Church) The Rt Revd Robert C Wright
DIOCESAN CYCLE:  Birthday of The Rev Cynthia A. Sever, Alton

Sunday, February 11 – Last Epiphany
ANGLICAN CYCLE:  PRAY for The Anglican Church of Canada; The Most Revd Frederick Hiltz Primate of the Anglican Church of Canada
DIOCESAN CYCLE:  The Church of the Holy Trinity, Danville, the Rev Richard I. Lewis, Priest in Charge; Sikonge Parish:  The Rev. Denis Lawrence, Tabora, Tanzania; The Mission of St. Mary The Virgin, Villa Maria del Triunfo, Lima, Peru & supported missions, The Rev. Aurelio Rodriguez, Priest in Charge.  Restoration of The Rt. Rev. Anthony F. M. Clavier to the Episcopate.

Monday, February 12  
ANGLICAN CYCLE:  Attooch – (Upper Nile, South Sudan) The Rt Revd Moses Anur
DIOCESAN CYCLE:  Birthday of Jean, widow the Rev Canon Charles Draper, Springfield,

Tuesday, February 13   Absalom Jones
ANGLICAN CYCLE:  Auckland – (Aotearoa NZ & Polynesia) The Rt Revd Ross Bay; Auckland – (Aotearoa NZ & Polynesia) The Rt Revd James White
DIOCESAN CYCLE:  O Father, my hope, O Son, my refuge, O Holy Spirit, my protector, Holy Trinity, glory to thee.

Wednesday, February 14 – ASH WEDNESDAY
ANGLICAN CYCLE:   Aweil – (Bahr El Ghazal, South Sudan) The Rt Revd Abraham Yel Nhial; Aweil – Abyei Area – The Rt Revd Michael Deng; Awerial – The Rt Revd David Akau Kuo
DIOCESAN CYCLE:  God, your Word tells us that true religion with contentment is great wealth.

 Thursday, February 15   Thomas Bray, Priest and Missionary
ANGLICAN CYCLE:  Awgu / Aninri – (Niger, Nigeria) The Rt Revd Emmaunuel Ugwu
DIOCESAN CYCLE:   Birthday of Nada, wife of The Rev Gregory Tournoux, Springfield.

Friday, February 16
ANGLICAN CYCLE:  Awka – (Niger, Nigeria) The Rt Revd Alexander Ibezim; Awori – (Lagos, Nigeria) The Rt Revd J Akin Atere
DIOCESAN CYCLE:  Lord Jesus Christ, you are the Way, the Truth and the Life.

Saturday, February 17 – 
ANGLICAN CYCLE:  Badagry – (Lagos, Nigeria) The Rt Revd Joseph Adeyemi
DIOCESAN CYCLE:  Jesus, Bread of Life, help us to walk in your ways.

 Sunday, February 18  –  Lent 1
ANGLICAN CYCLE:  PRAY for The Church of the Province of Central Africa; The Most Revd Albert Chama Archbishop of Central Africa & Bishop of Northern Zambia
DIOCESAN CYCLE:  Church of the Redeemer, Cairo, The Rev. James K. Muriuki, Priest in Charge; Goweko Parish: The Rev. Tiyishime Amon, Tabora, Tanzania; The Mission of St.  Matthew, San Juan de Lurigancho, Lima, Peru, The Rt. Rev. Jorge Águilar, and The Rev. Jerry Acosta; Wedding anniversary of The Rt. Rev. Donald M. and Ann Hultstrand, Greenville, SC.

Monday, February 19   
ANGLICAN CYCLE:  Ballarat – (Victoria, Australia) The Rt Revd Garry Weatherill
DIOCESAN CYCLE:  Heavenly Father, set us free from every bond of prejudice and fear.

 Tuesday, February 20 
ANGLICAN CYCLE:  Bangor – (Wales) The Rt Revd Andrew John
DIOCESAN CYCLE:  Lord, set us free from the bondage of our sins.

Wednesday, February 21 –  Ember Day
ANGLICAN CYCLE:  Banks & Torres – (Melanesia) The Rt Revd Alfred Patterson Worek
DIOCESAN CYCLE:    Birthday of Sharon, wife of The Rev Dr. Arnold R Hoffman, Glen Carbon.

Thursday, February 22 
ANGLICAN CYCLE:  Bari – (Kaduna, Nigeria) The Rt Revd Idris Zubairu
DIOCESAN CYCLE:  Birthday of Michael, husband of The Rev Christine C Hopkins, Champaign.

Friday, February 23   Polycarp, Bishop and Martyr of Smyrna, Ember Day
ANGLICAN CYCLE:  Barisal – (Bangladesh) The Rt Revd Shourabh Pholia
DIOCESAN CYCLE:  Grant us, we pray, Almighty God that we may always believe in your only begotten son, our Lord Jesus Christ.

Saturday, February 24 –  St. Matthias the Apostle, Ember Day
ANGLICAN CYCLE:  Barrackpore – (North India) The Rt Revd Brojen Malakar
DIOCESAN CYCLE:  St. Paul’s Carlinville, Anniversary of the Consecration of church building, 1881.

Sunday, February 25 –  Lent 2
ANGLICAN CYCLE:  PRAY for Iglesia Anglicana de la Region Central de America; The Most Revd Sturdie Downs Primate of IARCA & Bishop of Nicaragua
DIOCESAN CYCLE:  St. Andrew’s, Carbondale, The Very Rev. Kathryn G. Jeffrey, Rector; Tutuo Parish: Rev. Jonas Mkuy, Tabora, Tanzania; The Mission of The Holy Spirit, District of Independencia, Lima, Peru, The Rev. Esteban Zapata, Priest in Charge; Birthday of The Rev. T. Larison Phillips, Champaign.

Monday, February 26   
ANGLICAN CYCLE:  Bath & Wells – (Canterbury, England) The Rt Revd Peter Hancock; Bath & Wells – Taunton – The Rt Revd Ruth Worsley
DIOCESAN CYCLE:    Show us your mercy, O Lord, and grant us your salvation.

Tuesday, February 27  
ANGLICAN CYCLE:  Bathurst – (New South Wales, Australia) The Rt Revd Ian Palmer
DIOCESAN CYCLE:    Lord of creation, show us your purpose for our life that we may truly live in your will.

Wednesday, February 28  
ANGLICAN CYCLE:  Bauchi – (Jos, Nigeria) The Rt Revd Musa Tula
DIOCESAN CYCLE:   Anniversary of the consecration of the Rt. Rev. Peter H. Beckwith as the 10th Bishop of Springfield.

Thursday, March 1  – David of Wales
ANGLICAN CYCLE:   Belize – (West Indies) The Rt Revd Philip Wright
DIOCESAN CYCLE:   Ordination to the Priesthood, Kathryn G. Jeffrey, Carbondale.

 Friday, March 2 –  Chad, Bishop of Lichfield
ANGLICAN CYCLE:  Bendigo – (Victoria, Australia) The Rt Revd Andrew William Curnow
DIOCESAN CYCLE:  Holy Spirit, guide us in our work for the Church.

Saturday, March 3 –  John and Charles Wesley, Priests
ANGLICAN CYCLE:  Benin – (Bendel, Nigeria) The Rt Revd Peter Imasuen
DIOCESAN CYCLE:  Grant, O Lord, that from the written word, and by our spoken word, men and women may catch a vision of the Incarnate Word, through the power of the Holy Spirit.   D.Coggan.

Sunday, March 4  –  Lent 3
ANGLICAN CYCLE:  PRAY for Province de L’Eglise Anglicane Du Congo; The Most Revd Zacharie Masimango Katanda Archbishop of the Congo & Bishop of Kindu
DIOCESAN CYCLE:  Emanuel Memorial, Champaign, The Rev. Beth H. Maynard, Rector; Urambo Parish: The Rev. Shadrack Sabaya, The Rev. Alex Iseke, Curate, Urambo, Tanzania; The Mission of Jesus Source of Life, District of Comas, Lima, Peru, Ms. Edith Varillas. Lay Minister;

Monday, March 5  
ANGLICAN CYCLE:  Bethlehem – (Province III, The Episcopal Church) The Rt Revd Sean Rowe
DIOCESAN CYCLE:  St. Thomas, Salem, Anniversary of the Consecration of Church building, 1926.

Tuesday, March 6 
ANGLICAN CYCLE:  Bhopal – (North India) The Rt Revd Robert Ali
DIOCESAN CYCLE: Birthday of The Rev Mary Christine “Mollie” Ward, Bloomington.

Wednesday, March 7 –  Perpetua and Her Companions, Martyrs at Carthage
ANGLICAN CYCLE:  Bida – ( Abuja, Nigeria) The Rt Revd Jonah Kolo
DIOCESAN CYCLE:  Birthday of Sue, widow of The Rev Thomas A. Davis, Salem.

Thursday, March 8  
ANGLICAN CYCLE: Birmingham – (Canterbury, England) The Rt Revd David Andrew Urquhart; Birmingham – Aston – The Rt Revd Anne Elizabeth Hollinghurst; Blackburn – (York, England) The Rt Revd Julian Tudor Henderson; Blackburn – Burnley – The Rt Revd Philip North; Blackburn – Lancaster – The Rt Revd Geoffrey Seagrave Pearson
DIOCESAN CYCLE:  Birthday of the Rev David L. Wells, Springfield.

Friday, March 9 –  Gregory of Nyssa
ANGLICAN CYCLE:  Bo (Sierra Leone) – (West Africa, West Africa) The Rt Revd Emmanuel Tucker
DIOCESAN CYCLE:  Anniversary of the organization of the Diocese of Illinois at Peoria, 1835; Trinity Church, Jacksonville, Admitted to the Diocese of Illinois, 1835; Birthday of Patricia, wife of The Rev Richard I. Lewis, Danville.

Saturday, March 10
ANGLICAN CYCLE Boga – (Congo) The Rt Revd Mugenyi William Bahemuka
DIOCESAN CYCLE:  Lord Jesus Christ, teach us to walk in your way more trustfully.

Sunday, March 11 – Lent4
ANGLICAN CYCLE:  PRAY for The Church of England; The Most Revd and Rt Hon Justin Welby Archbishop of Canterbury
DIOCESAN CYCLE:  Christ the King, Normal, The Rev Eugene A. Stormer, Supply Priest; Kalemela Parish: Vacant, Urambo, Tanzania; The Mission of St. Andrew and Urban Mission Cipriani, District of Puente Piedra, Lima, Peru, The Rev. Benjamin Salas, Priest in charge.

Monday, March 12 –  Gregory the Great
ANGLICAN CYCLE:  Bolivia – (South America) The Rt Revd Raphael Samuel
DIOCESAN CYCLE:  I am here abroad, I am here in need, I am here in pain, I am here in straits, I am here alone.  O God, aid me — Celtic Charm.

Tuesday, March 13 
ANGLICAN CYCLE:  Bondo – (Kenya) The Rt Revd Johannes Angela
DIOCESAN CYCLE:  Lord, set us free from the bondage of our sins.

Wednesday, March 14
ANGLICAN CYCLE:  Bor – (Upper Nile, South Sudan) The Rt Revd Ruben Akurdid Ngong
DIOCESAN CYCLE:  Ordination to the Priesthood, Mark S. Winward, Camp Lejeune, N.C.; Birthday of Linda Holt-Monson, widow of The Rev Edward Holt, Hot Springs Village, AR.

Thursday, March 15
ANGLICAN CYCLE:  Botswana – (Central Africa) The Rt Revd Metlhayotlhe Rawlings Belemi
DIOCESAN CYCLE:  O Lord God, your will is holy, loving and wise.

Friday, March 16
ANGLICAN CYCLE:  Brandon – (Rupert’s Land, Canada) The Rt Revd William Cliff
DIOCESAN CYCLE:  Ordination to the Priesthood, David M. Baumann, Salem; and Ian Colden Wetmore, Lebanon; Pray for the attendees at the Annual ECW Retreat this weekend at Toddhall.

Saturday, March 17 –  Patrick, Bishop and Missionary of Ireland
ANGLICAN CYCLE:  Brasilia – (Brazil) The Rt Revd Maurício Jose Araujo De Andrade
DIOCESAN CYCLE:  Birthday of Margaret, widow of The Rev James W Evans, Buffalo, NY.; Pray for the attendees at the Annual ECW Retreat this weekend at Toddhall.

Sunday, March 18  – Lent 5
ANGLICAN CYCLE:  PRAY for Hong Kong Sheng Kung Hui; The Most Revd Paul Kwong Archbishop of Hong Kong Sheng Kung Hui & Bishop of Hong Kong Island
DIOCESAN CYCLE: St. Paul’s Parish, Alton, The Rev. Cynthia A. Sever, Rector;  Muungano Parish: Rev. Samson Yakobo, Urambo, Tanzania; The Missions of St. Patrick and St. Mark, District of Ventanilla, Callao, Peru, The Rev. Jaime Siancas, Priest in Charge; The Cathedral Church of St. Paul, Springfield, Consecration of church building, 1913; St. Paul’s, Pekin, Anniversary of the Consecration of church building, 1876; Pray for the attendees completing their Annual ECW Retreat this weekend at Toddhall.

Monday, March 19 – Saint Joseph
ANGLICAN CYCLE:  Brechin – (Scotland) The Rt Revd Nigel Peyton
DIOCESAN CYCLE:  St. Mark’s, West Frankfort, Anniversary of the Consecration of church building, 1939; Anniversary of the consecration of the Rt. Rev. Daniel Hayden Martins as the 11th Bishop of Springfield.

Tuesday, March 20  – Cuthbert
ANGLICAN CYCLE:  Brisbane – (Queensland, Australia) The Most Revd Phillip John Aspinall; Anglican Bishop to the Australian Defence Force – The Rt Revd Ian Keese Lambert; Brisbane – Northern Region – The Rt Revd Jonathan Holland; Brisbane – Southern Region – The Rt Revd Alison Taylor; Brisbane – Western Region – The Rt Revd Cameron Venables
DIOCESAN CYCLE:  Birthday of Ruth, widow of the Rev. Eric B. Asboe, Nebraska City, NE.

Wednesday, March 21 – Thomas Ken
ANGLICAN CYCLE:  Bristol – (Canterbury, England) The Rt Revd Michael Arthur Hill; Bristol – Swindon – The Rt Revd Lee Stephen Rayfield
DIOCESAN CYCLE:  Birthday of Rikke, wife of the Rev. Donald H. Langlois, Chandler, AZ.

Thursday, March 22 – James De Koven 
ANGLICAN CYCLE:  British Columbia – (British Columbia & the Yukon, Canada) The Rt Revd Logan McMenamie
DIOCESAN CYCLE:  Birthday of The Rev Charles J. Reischman, Littleton, CO.

Friday, March 23 –  Gregory the illuminator
ANGLICAN CYCLE:  Buhiga – (Burundi) The Rt Revd Evariste Nijimbere
DIOCESAN CYCLE:  Birthday of Stephanie, wife of The Rev Brant V. Hazlett, Mt. Carmel.

 Saturday, March 24
ANGLICAN CYCLE:  Bujumbura – (Burundi) The Rt Revd Eraste Bigirimana
DIOCESAN CYCLE:  St. Paul’s Carlinville, Consecration of church building, 1881; Birthday of The Rev Cn. Dale D. Coleman, Belleville.

 Sunday, March 25  – Sunday of the Passion: Palm Sunday
ANGLICAN CYCLE:  Pray for the peace of Jerusalem. All glory, laud and honor, To Thee, Redeemer, King, To Whom the lips of children Made sweet hosannas ring. The Most Revd Suheil Dawani Archbishop, Jerusalem & the Middle East & Archbishop in Jerusalem
DIOCESAN CYCLE: St. Stephen’s, Harrisburg, The Rev. Timothy A. Goodman, Priest-in-Charge; Nsenda Parish: Rev. Gideon Kalumiye, Urambo, Tanzania; Mission of St. Mary, District of Ventanilla, Callao, Peru, The Rev. Manuel Laos, Priest in Charge. Ordination to the Diaconate, G. Timothy Leighton, Bloomington; Birthday of The Rev James K. Muriuki, Cape Girardeau, MO.

Monday, March 26 –  
ANGLICAN CYCLE:   Bukavu – (Congo) The Rt Revd Sylvestre Bahati
DIOCESAN CYCLE:  Birthday of The Rev Maurice C. Lee, Stone Mountain, GA.

Tuesday, March 27 –   
ANGLICAN CYCLE:  Bukedi – (Uganda) The Rt Revd Samuel Egesa
DIOCESAN CYCLE: May God be merciful to us and bless us.

Wednesday, March 28
ANGLICAN CYCLE:  Bukuru – (Jos, Nigeria) The Rt Revd Jwan Zhumbes
DIOCESAN CYCLE:  Christ Church, Springfield, admitted to the Diocese, 1889. Ordination to the Priesthood, Timothy J. Hallett, Bloomington, IN.

Thursday, March 29  – Maundy Thursday
ANGLICAN CYCLE:  When Jesus wept, the falling tear in mercy flowed beyond all bound; when Jesus groaned, a tembling fear seized all the guilty world around. Bunbury – (Western Australia, Australia) The Rt Revd Alan Ewing
DIOCESAN CYCLE:  Almighty God, make us gentle and courteous in word and deed.

Friday, March 30 – Good Friday
ANGLICAN CYCLE:  For me, kind Jesus, was thy incarnation, thy mortal sorrow, and thy life’s oblation; Thy death of anguish and thy bitter passion, for my salvation. Therefore, kind Jesus, since I cannot pay thee, I do adore thee, and will ever pray thee, think on thy pity and thy love unswerving, not my deserving J Heerman
Bungoma – (Kenya) The Revd George Mechumo
DIOCESAN CYCLE:  Birthday of the Rev Eugene A. Stormer, Springfield.

Saturday, March 31  – Holy Saturday
ANGLICAN CYCLE:  Bunyoro-Kitara – (Uganda) The Rt Revd Samuel Kahuma; Busoga – (Uganda) The Rt Revd Paul Moses Samson Naimanhye
DIOCESAN CYCLE:  Birthday of Ione, wife of The Rev. Canon Dr. George E. Pence, Edwardsville.