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Diocesan Cycle of Prayer

January — March 2017

Sunday, January 1    Holy Name of Jesus  
ANGLICAN CYCLE:  PRAY for Kolhapur – (North India) The Rt Revd Bathuel Tiwade
DIOCESAN CYCLE:  St. Peter’s Chapel, Chesterfield, The Very Rev. John R. Henry, Priest in Charge; Isevya Parish:    The Very Rev. Marko Kimashi, Tabora, Tanzania; The Mission of the Ascension, Lima Peru & The Mission of the Transfiguration, Brena Peru, The Rev Alberto Valdivia, and The Rev. Allen Hill; Trinity, Mt. Vernon, Anniversary of the Consecration of church building, 1969;

Monday, January 2    
ANGLICAN CYCLE:  Kondoa – (Tanzania) The Rt Revd Given Gaula
DIOCESAN CYCLE:   Lord, renew our spirits, that our work may not be to us a burden but a delight.

Tuesday, January 3
ANGLICAN CYCLE:  Kongor – (Upper Nile, Sudan) The Rt Revd Gabriel Thuch Agoth
DIOCESAN CYCLE:  O God, we pray for our country and our world.

Wednesday, January 4
ANGLICAN CYCLE:  Kontagora – (Lokoja, Nigeria) The Rt Revd Jonah Ibrahim
DIOCESAN CYCLE:  Wedding anniversary of The Rev. Richard A. and Mary Ann “Marv” Swan, Decatur.

Thursday, January 5
ANGLICAN CYCLE:  Kootenay – (British Columbia & the Yukon, Canada) The Most Revd John Elswood Privett
DIOCESAN CYCLE:  Trinity, Mattoon; Anniversary of the Consecration of church building, 1968; Birthday of The Rev Dr. Ralph N. McMichael, St. Louis.

Friday, 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.

Saturday, January 7
ANGLICAN CYCLE:  Kubwa – ( Abuja, Nigeria) The Rt Revd Duke Akamisoko
DIOCESAN CYCLE: Ordination to the Priesthood:  Christopher L.  Ashmore, Jacksonville; Donald H. Langlois, Chandler, AZ; Birthday of The Rev G. Williams Howard, III, Mt. Vernon.

Sunday, January 8 – Epiphany I
ANGLICAN CYCLE:  PRAY for Kuching – (South East Asia) The Most Revd Bolly Lapok;
The Rt Revd Solomon Cheong Sung Voon, Assistant Bishop
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; Birthday of The Rev Timothy A. Goodman, Johnston City.

Monday, January 9
ANGLICAN CYCLE:  Kumi – (Uganda) The Rt Revd Thomas Irigei
DIOCESAN CYCLE:     Lord God, we ask for knowledge, but even more for imagination.

Tuesday, January 10      
ANGLICAN CYCLE:  Kushtia – (Bangladesh) The Rt Revd Samuel Sunil Mankhin
DIOCESAN CYCLE:  Birthday of The Rev Dr. Daniel N. Karanja, Schertz, TX.

Wednesday, January 11
ANGLICAN CYCLE:  Kutigi – (Lokoja, Nigeria) The Rt Revd Jeremiah Kolo
DIOCESAN CYCLE:  Lord, we ask for protection, but even more for guidance.

Thursday, January 12    Aelred, Abbot of Rievaulx
ANGLICAN CYCLE:  Kwara – (Kwara, Nigeria) The Rt Revd Olusegun Adeyemi
DIOCESAN CYCLE:  Birthday of Kiezha, wife of The Rev. Sean D. Ferrell, Champaign.

Friday, January 13    Hilary, Bishop of Poitiers
ANGLICAN CYCLE:  Kwoi – (Abuja, Nigeria) The Rt Revd Paul Zamani
DIOCESAN CYCLE:   Almighty God, we ask for power, but even more for grace.

Saturday, January 14
ANGLICAN CYCLE:  Lafia – (Abuja, Nigeria) The Rt Revd Miller Maza
DIOCESAN CYCLE:   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 Very Rev. Cn. David M. and Elizabeth Baumann, Salem.

Sunday, January 15 – Epiphany 2
ANGLICAN CYCLE:  PRAY for Kyoto – (Japan) The Rt Revd Stephen Takashi Kochi; Kyushu – The Rt Revd Luke Ken-ichi Muto
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.

Monday, January 16    
ANGLICAN CYCLE:   Lafia – (Abuja, Nigeria) The Rt Revd Miller Maza; Lagos – (Lagos, Nigeria) The Most Revd Ephraim Ademowo
DIOCESAN CYCLE:  O Lord, as this day (begins) (ends), I (we) give thee thanks.

Tuesday, January 17 – Anthony of Egypt
ANGLICAN CYCLE:   Lagos Mainland – (Lagos, Nigeria) The Rt Revd Adebayo Akinde       
DIOCESAN CYCLE:  Lord, keep us in your power.

Wednesday, January 18    The Confession of St. Peter, Week of Christian Unity
ANGLICAN CYCLE:  Lagos West – (Lagos, Nigeria) The Rt Revd James Odedeji
DIOCESAN CYCLE:  Patronal Feast of St. Peter’s, Chesterfield; Birthday of The Rev Carl R. Bloom, Mesa, AZ; Pray for Christian Unity.

Thursday, January 19    Wulfstan, Bishop of Worcester
ANGLICAN CYCLE:    Lahore – (Pakistan) The Rt Revd Irfan Jamil; Peshawar – The Rt Revd Humphrey Peters
DIOCESAN CYCLE:  Pray for Christian Unity.

Friday, January 20    Fabian, Bishop and Martyr at Rome
ANGLICAN CYCLE:   Lainya – (Loryko, Sudan) The Rt Revd Eliaba Lako Obed
DIOCESAN CYCLE:  Pray for Christian Unity.

Saturday, January 21    Agnes, Martyr at Rome
ANGLICAN CYCLE:  Lake Malawi – (Central Africa) The Rt Revd Francis Kaulanda
DIOCESAN CYCLE:  Grant us the grace of your holy spirit to devote our heart to you; Pray for Christian Unity.

Sunday, January 22 – Epiphany 3  
ANGLICAN CYCLE:    PRAY for Lake Rukwa – (Tanzania) The Rt Revd Mathayo Kasagara
DIOCESAN CYCLE:   St. Barnabas Episcopal Church, Havana; 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 23    
ANGLICAN CYCLE:  Lango – (Uganda) The Rt Revd John Charles Odurkami
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.

Tuesday, January 24 –
ANGLICAN CYCLE:  Langtang – (Jos, Nigeria) The Rt Revd Stanley Fube
DIOCESAN CYCLE:  Pray for Christian Unity.

Wednesday, January 25    The Conversion of St. Paul the Apostle  
ANGLICAN CYCLE:    Lebombo – (Southern Africa) The Rt Revd Carlos Simao Matsinhe; Lesotho – The Rt Revd Adam Mallane Taaso
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.

Thursday, January 26    Timothy and Titus, Companions of St. Paul  
ANGLICAN CYCLE:    Leicester – (Canterbury, England) The Rt Revd Martyn James Snow; The Rt Revd Christopher John Boyle, Assistant Bishop
DIOCESAN CYCLE:  Birthday of The Rev Sean D. Ferrell, Champaign.

Friday, January 27    John Chrysostom, Bishop of Constantinople
ANGLICAN CYCLE:  Lexington – (Province IV, The Episcopal Church) The Rt Revd Douglas Hahn

DIOCESAN CYCLE:  Trinity Church, Mattoon, Admitted to the Diocese, 1908; Birthday of The Rev Zackary D. Brooks, Jacksonville.

Saturday, January 28    Thomas Aquinas, Priest and Friar
ANGLICAN CYCLE:    Liberia – (West Africa, West Africa) The Most Revd Jonathan Bau-Bau Bonaparte Hart
DIOCESAN CYCLE:   Birthday of The Very Rev. Gus L. Franklin, Springfield, and Carla, widow of The Rev Canon Dr  William N. Malottke,  Carol Stream.

Sunday, January 29 – Epiphany 4
ANGLICAN CYCLE:   PRAY for Lichfield – (Canterbury, England) The Rt Revd Michael Ipgrave; Lichfield – Shrewsbury – The Rt Revd Mark James Rylands; Lichfield – Stafford – The Rt Revd Geoffrey Peter Annas; Lichfield – Wolverhampton – The Rt Revd Clive Gregory
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; Trinity Church, Lincoln, Anniversary of the Consecration of Church building, 1921.

Monday, January 30    
ANGLICAN CYCLE:    Limerick & Killaloe – (Dublin, Ireland) The Rt Revd Kenneth Kearon
DIOCESAN CYCLE:   Almighty God, to truly know you is everlasting life.  

Tuesday, January 31
ANGLICAN CYCLE:    Lincoln – (Canterbury, England) The Rt Revd Christopher Lowson; Lincoln – Grantham – The Rt Revd Nicholas Alan Chamberlain; Lincoln – Grimsby – The Rt Revd David Eric Court
DIOCESAN CYCLE:  Ordination to the Priesthood,  Richard A. Pugliese, West Glover, VT; Birthday of Theresa, widow of The Rev. Canon Anthony C. Viton, Mt. Carmel.

Wednesday, February 1    Brigid (Bride)
ANGLICAN CYCLE:   Litoral Ecuador – (XI, The Episcopal Church) The Rt Revd Alfredo Morante
DIOCESAN CYCLE:  Birthday of the Rev Donald J Schroeder, Brunswick, ME.  

Thursday, February 2   The Presentation of Our Lord Jesus Christ in the Temple
ANGLICAN CYCLE:  Liverpool – (York, England) The Rt Revd Paul Bayes; Liverpool – Warrington – The Rt Revd Richard Finn Blackburn
DIOCESAN CYCLE:  Feast of Title, Emmanuel Memorial, Champaign; Birthday of the Rev Christopher L. Ashmore, Jacksonville.   

Friday, February 3   Anskar, Archbishop of Hamburg, Missionary to Denmark and Sweden
ANGLICAN CYCLE:  The Most Revd Dr Barry Morgan Archbishop of Wales & Bishop of Llandaff;
The Rt Revd David Wilbourne, Assistant Bishop
DIOCESAN CYCLE: Lord, set us free from the bondage of our sins.  

Saturday, February 4    Cornelius the Centurion
ANGLICAN CYCLE:  Lokoja – (Lokoja, Nigeria) The Most Revd Emmanuel Sokowamju Egbunu
DIOCESAN CYCLE:   God, fill us with your grace.  

Sunday, February 5  – Epiphany 5
ANGLICAN CYCLE:  PRAY for Lomega – (Loryko, Sudan) The Rt Revd Paul Yugusuk
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;  Ordination to the Priesthood, Sean D. Ferrell, Champaign.

Monday, February 6   The Martyrs of Japan
ANGLICAN CYCLE:  London – The Rt Revd & Rt Hon Richard John Carew Chartres; London – Edmonton – The Rt Revd Robert Wickham; London – Fulham – The Rt Revd Jonathan Mark Richard Baker; London – Islington – The Rt Revd Ric Thorpe; London – Kensington – The Rt Revd Graham Tomlin; London – Stepney – The Rt Revd Adrian Newman; London – Willesden – The Rt Revd Peter Allan Broadbent
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 Rev. Sean D. and Kiezha Ferrell, Champaign.

Tuesday, February 7 –
ANGLICAN CYCLE:  Long Island – (Province II, The Episcopal Church) The Rt Revd Lawrence Provenzano;
Los Angeles – (VIII, The Episcopal Church) The Rt Revd Jon Bruno; The Rt Revd Mary Glasspool, Suffragan bishop;  The Rt Revd Diane Jardine Bruce, Suffragan Bishop
DIOCESAN CYCLE:  Lord, bless the work that we do.  

Wednesday, February 8
ANGLICAN CYCLE:  Louisiana – (Province IV, The Episcopal Church) The Rt Revd Morris Thompson; Western Louisiana – (Province VII, The Episcopal Church) The Rt Revd Jacob W Owensby
DIOCESAN CYCLE:  Birthday of the Rev Brian T. Kellington, The Villages, FL; Wedding Anniversary of The Venerable Shawn W. and Mary Ann Denney, Springfield.

Thursday, February 9
ANGLICAN CYCLE:  Luapula – (Central Africa) The Rt Revd Robert Mumbi
DIOCESAN CYCLE:  Save us and help us, we beseech thee O Lord.

Friday, February 10
ANGLICAN CYCLE:  Lucknow – (North India) The Rt Revd Peter Baldev
DIOCESAN CYCLE:  Birthday of The Rev Cynthia A. Sever, Alton

Saturday, February 11
ANGLICAN CYCLE:  Lui – (Central, Sudan) The Rt Revd Stephen Dokolo Ismail
DIOCESAN CYCLE:  Heavenly Father, set us free from every bond of prejudice and fear.  

Sunday, February 12  – Epiphany 6
ANGLICAN CYCLE:  PRAY for Lusaka – (Central Africa) The Rt Revd David Njovu
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.Birthday of Jean, widow the Rev Canon Charles Draper, Springfield,

Monday, February 13   Absalom Jones
ANGLICAN CYCLE:  Luwero – (Uganda) The Rt Revd Eridard Kironde Nsubuga
DIOCESAN CYCLE:  O Father, my hope, O Son, my refuge, O Holy Spirit, my protector, Holy Trinity, glory to thee.

Tuesday, February 14
ANGLICAN CYCLE:   Lweru – (Tanzania) The Rt Revd Jackton Yeremiah Lugumira
DIOCESAN CYCLE:  God, your Word tells us that true religion with contentment is great wealth.

Wednesday, February 15   Thomas Bray, Priest and Missionary
ANGLICAN CYCLE:  Machakos – (Kenya) The Rt Revd Joseph Mutungi
DIOCESAN CYCLE:   Birthday of Nada, wife of The Rev Gregory Tournoux, Springfield.

Thursday, February 16
ANGLICAN CYCLE:  Madhya Kerala – (South India) The Rt Revd Thomas Kanjirappally Oommen
DIOCESAN CYCLE:  Lord Jesus Christ, you are the Way, the Truth and the Life.  

Friday, February 17 –  
ANGLICAN CYCLE:  Madurai-Ramnad – (South India) The Rt Revd Marialouis Joseph
DIOCESAN CYCLE:  Jesus, Bread of Life, help us to walk in your ways.  

Saturday, February 18   Martin Luther
ANGLICAN CYCLE:  Madi & West Nile – (Uganda) The Rt Revd Joel Obetia
DIOCESAN CYCLE:  Wedding anniversary of The Rt. Rev. Donald M. and Ann Hultstrand, Greenville, SC.

Sunday, February 19 – Epiphany 7
ANGLICAN CYCLE:  PRAY for Mahajanga – (Indian Ocean) The Rt Revd Jean Claude Andrianjafimanana
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.

Monday, February 20  
ANGLICAN CYCLE:  Maiduguri – (Jos, Nigeria) The Rt Revd Emmanuel Kana Mani
Makurdi – ( Abuja, Nigeria) The Rt Revd Nathan Nyitar Inyom
DIOCESAN CYCLE:  Pray for the Clergy of the Diocese as they gather for the Pre-Lenten Retreat, King’s House, Belleville.  

Tuesday, February 21  
ANGLICAN CYCLE:  Maine – (Province I, The Episcopal Church) The Rt Revd Stephen Lane
DIOCESAN CYCLE:    Birthday of Sharon, wife of The Rev Dr. Arnold R Hoffman, Glen Carbon.  Pray for the Clergy of the Diocese as they gather for the Pre-Lenten Retreat, King’s House, Belleville.

Wednesday, February 22  
ANGLICAN CYCLE:  The Most Revd Martin Nyaboho Archbishop of Burundi & Bishop of Makamba
DIOCESAN CYCLE:  Birthday of Michael, husband of The Rev Christine C Hopkins, Champaign. Pray for the Clergy of the Diocese as they complete their Pre-Lenten Retreat, King’s House, Belleville.

Thursday, February 23   Polycarp, Bishop and Martyr of Smyrna
ANGLICAN CYCLE:  Makueni – (Kenya) The Rt Revd Joseph Kanuku
DIOCESAN CYCLE:  Grant us, we pray, Almighty God that we may always believe in your only begotten son, our Lord Jesus Christ.  

Friday, February 24   St. Matthias the Apostle
ANGLICAN CYCLE:  Malaita – (Melanesia) The Rt Revd Samuel Sahu; The Rt Revd Alfred Hou, Assistant Bishop
DIOCESAN CYCLE:  St. Paul’s Carlinville, Anniversary of the Consecration of church building, 1881.  

Saturday, February 25
ANGLICAN CYCLE:  Malakal – (Upper Nile, Sudan) The Rt Revd Hilary Garang Deng; Malakal – The Rt Revd Peter Gatbel Kunen; Malakal – Bentiu Area – The Rt Revd John Gettek; Malakal – Pariang Area – The Rt Revd David Kiir Mayath
DIOCESAN CYCLE:  Birthday of The Rev. T. Larison Phillips, Champaign.  

Sunday, February 26  – Last Epiphany
ANGLICAN CYCLE:  PRAY for Malek – (Upper Nile, Sudan) The Rt Revd Peter Joh Mayom
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.    

Monday, February 27    
ANGLICAN CYCLE:  Malindi – (Kenya) The Rt Revd Lawrence Dena
DIOCESAN CYCLE:    Lord of creation, show us your purpose for our life that we may truly live in your will.  

Tuesday, February 28   
ANGLICAN CYCLE:  Manchester – (York, England) The Rt Revd David Walker; Manchester – Bolton – The Ven Mark David Ashcroft; Manchester – Middleton – The Rt Revd Mark Davies
DIOCESAN CYCLE:   Anniversary of the consecration of the Rt. Rev. Peter H. Beckwith as the 10th Bishop of Springfield.

Wednesday, March 1   ASH WEDNESDAY
ANGLICAN CYCLE:   Mandalay – (Myanmar) The Rt Revd David Nyi Nyi Naing
DIOCESAN CYCLE:   Ordination to the Priesthood, Kathryn G. Jeffrey, Carbondale.

Thursday, March 2   Chad, Bishop of Lichfield
ANGLICAN CYCLE:  Manicaland – (Central Africa) The Rt Revd Erick Ruwona
DIOCESAN CYCLE:  Holy Spirit, guide us in our work for the Church.  

Friday, March 3   John and Charles Wesley, Priests
ANGLICAN CYCLE:  The Most Revd William Brown Turei Pihopa o Aotearora and Primate and Archbishop of the Anglican Church in Aotearoa, New Zealand and Polynesia
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.  

Saturday, March 4
ANGLICAN CYCLE:  Mara – (Tanzania) The Rt Revd Hilkiah Omindo Deya
DIOCESAN CYCLE:  Show us your mercy, O Lord, and grant us your salvation.

Sunday, March 5 –  Lent 1
ANGLICAN CYCLE:  PRAY for Marathwada – (North India) The Rt Revd Madhukar Kasab
DIOCESAN CYCLE:  Emanuel Memorial, Champaign, The Very 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; St. Thomas, Salem, Anniversary of the Consecration of Church building, 1926.

Monday, March 6  
ANGLICAN CYCLE:  Maridi – (Minye, Sudan) The Rt Revd Justin Badi Arama
DIOCESAN CYCLE: Birthday of The Rev Mary Christine “Mollie” Ward, Bloomington.

Tuesday, March 7   Perpetua and Her Companions, Martyrs at Carthage
ANGLICAN CYCLE:  Marsabit – (Kenya) The Rt Revd Robert Martin
DIOCESAN CYCLE:  Birthday of Sue, widow of The Rev Thomas A. Davis, Salem.  

Wednesday, March 8 – Ember Wednesday
ANGLICAN CYCLE: Maryland – (Province III, The Episcopal Church) The Rt Revd Eugene Sutton
DIOCESAN CYCLE:  Birthday of the Rev David L. Wells, Springfield.

Thursday, March 9   Gregory of Nyssa
ANGLICAN CYCLE:  Masasi – (Tanzania) The Rt Revd James Almasi
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.

Friday, March 10 – Ember Friday
ANGLICAN CYCLE Maseno North – (Kenya) The Rt Revd Simon Oketch
DIOCESAN CYCLE:  Lord Jesus Christ, teach us to walk in your way more trustfully.  

Saturday, March 11 – Ember Saturday
ANGLICAN CYCLE:  Masindi-Kitara – (Uganda) The Rt Revd George Kasangaki
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.  

Sunday, March 12   Lent 2
ANGLICAN CYCLE:  PRAY for Maseno South – (Kenya) The Rt Revd Francis Abiero; Maseno West – The Rt Revd Joseph Wasonga
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 13  –
ANGLICAN CYCLE:  Massachusetts – (Province I, The Episcopal Church) The Rt Revd Alan McIntosh Gates; The Rt Revd Gayle Harris, Bishop Suffragan
DIOCESAN CYCLE:  Lord, set us free from the bondage of our sins.  

Tuesday, March 14
ANGLICAN CYCLE:  Masvingo – (Central Africa) The Rt Revd Godfrey Tawonezwi
DIOCESAN CYCLE:  Ordination to the Priesthood, Mark S. Winward, Valrico, FL; Birthday of Linda Holt-Monson, widow of The Rev Edward Holt, Hot Springs Village, AR.  

Wednesday, March 15
ANGLICAN CYCLE:  Matabeleland – (Central Africa) The Rt Revd Cleophas Lunga
DIOCESAN CYCLE:  O Lord God, your will is holy, loving and wise.  

Thursday, March 16
ANGLICAN CYCLE:  Matlosane (formerly Klerksdorp) – (Southern Africa) The Rt Revd Stephen Diseko
DIOCESAN CYCLE:  Ordination to the Priesthood, David M. Baumann, Salem; and Ian Colden Wetmore, Lebanon

Friday, March 17   Patrick, Bishop and Missionary of Ireland
ANGLICAN CYCLE:  Meath & Kildare – (Dublin, Ireland) The Rt Revd Patricia Louise Storey
DIOCESAN CYCLE:  Birthday of Margaret, widow of The Rev James W Evans, Buffalo, NY.

Saturday, March 18     Cyril of Jerusalem
ANGLICAN CYCLE:  Mbaise – (Nigeria) The Rt Revd Chamberlain Chinedu Ogunedo
DIOCESAN CYCLE: The Cathedral Church of St. Paul, Springfield, Consecration of church building, 1913; St. Paul’s, Pekin, Anniversary of the Consecration of church building, 1876.  

Sunday, March 19   – Lent 3
ANGLICAN CYCLE:  PRAY for Mbale – (Uganda) The Rt Revd Patrick Gidudu
DIOCESAN CYCLE:  St. Paul’s Parish, Alton;  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; 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.

Monday, March 20  – Saint Joseph
ANGLICAN CYCLE:  Mbamili – (Niger, Nigeria) The Rt Revd Henry Okeke
DIOCESAN CYCLE:  Birthday of Ruth, widow of the Rev. Eric B. Asboe, Nebraska City, NE.

Tuesday, March 21 – Thomas Ken
ANGLICAN CYCLE:  Mbeere – (Kenya) The Rt Revd Moses Masamba Nthukah
DIOCESAN CYCLE:  Birthday of Rikke, wife of the Rev. Donald H. Langlois, Chandler, AZ.

Wednesday, March 22   
ANGLICAN CYCLE:  Mbhashe – (Southern Africa) The Rt Revd Elliot Williams
DIOCESAN CYCLE:  Birthday of The Rev Charles J. Reischman, Littleton, CO.

Thursday, March 23   Gregory the illuminator
ANGLICAN CYCLE:  Medak – (South India) Vacant
DIOCESAN CYCLE:  Birthday of Stephanie, wife of The Rev Brant V. Hazlett, Mt. Carmel.

Friday, March 24
ANGLICAN CYCLE:  The Most Revd Dr Philip Leslie Freier Archbishop of Melbourne & Primate of Australia; Melbourne – Marmingatha – (Victoria, Australia) The Rt Revd Genieve Blackwell; Melbourne – Jumbunna – The Rt Revd Paul White; Melbourne – Oodthenong – The Rt Revd Philip Huggins
DIOCESAN CYCLE:  St. Paul’s Carlinville, Consecration of church building, 1881; Birthday of The Rev Cn. Dale D. Coleman, Belleville; Pray for the attendees at the Annual ECW Retreat this weekend at Toddhall.  

Saturday, March 25  – The Annunciation
ANGLICAN CYCLE:  Meru – (Kenya) The Rt Revd Charles Mwendwa
DIOCESAN CYCLE:  Birthday of The Rev James K. Muriuki, Cape Girardeau, MO.; Pray for the attendees at the Annual ECW Retreat this weekend at Toddhall.  

Sunday, March 26 – Lent 4
ANGLICAN CYCLE:   Mexico – (Mexico) The Rt Revd Carlos Touche-Porter
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.Birthday of The Rev Maurice C. Lee, Stone Mountain, GA.; Pray for the attendees completing their Annual ECW Retreat this weekend at Toddhall.  

Monday, March 27 –  Charles Henry Brent
ANGLICAN CYCLE:  Milwaukee – (Province V, The Episcopal Church) The Rt Revd Steven Miller; Minnesota – (Province VI, The Episcopal Church) The Rt Revd Brian Prior
DIOCESAN CYCLE: May God be merciful to us and bless us.

Tuesday, March 28
ANGLICAN CYCLE:  Minna – (Lokoja, Nigeria) The Rt Revd Daniel Abu Yisa
DIOCESAN CYCLE:  Christ Church, Springfield, admitted to the Diocese, 1889. Ordination to the Priesthood, Timothy J. Hallett, Bloomington, IN.

Wednesday, March 29  – John Keble
ANGLICAN CYCLE:  Mishamikoweesh – (Rupert’s Land, Canada) The Rt Revd Lydia Mamakwa
DIOCESAN CYCLE:  Almighty God, make us gentle and courteous in word and deed.

Thursday, March 30  
ANGLICAN CYCLE:  Missionary District of Oeste-Brasil – (Brazil) Vacant
Pelotas – (Brazil) The Rt Revd Renato Da Cruz Raatz
DIOCESAN CYCLE:  Birthday of the Rev Eugene A. Stormer, Springfield.

Friday, March 31  – John Donne
ANGLICAN CYCLE:  Mississippi – (Province IV, The Episcopal Church) The Rt Revd Duncan Gray;
The Rt Revd Brian Seage, Bishop Coadjutor
DIOCESAN CYCLE:  Birthday of Donna, widow of the Rev William Davis, Cape Girardeau, MO. and Ione, wife of The Rev. Canon Dr. George E. Pence, Edwardsville.