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Diocesan Cycle of Prayer

Diocesan Cycle of Prayer

January – March, 2023

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Sunday, January 1 The Holy Name

ANGLICAN CYCLE: La Iglesia Anglicana de Mexico

DIOCESAN CYCLE: St. John’s, Albion, The Very Rev. George W. Howard III, Vicar; Choma Mission, Tanzania; The Cathedral Church of Christ The Redeemer, Arequipa, Peru; Trinity, Mt. Vernon, Anniversary of the Consecration of church building, 1969.

Monday, January 2

ANGLICAN CYCLE: Ondo The Church of Nigeria (Anglican Communion), Province (Ondo)

DIOCESAN CYCLE: Abba Father, may your continual blessings guide the laity, priests and bishops in the Diocese of Springfield. Bestow upon us the vision and wisdom to see, ears to hear, and lips to express love for one another as a new year begins. In Jesus’ name we give thanks and praise. Amen.

Tuesday, January 3

ANGLICAN CYCLE: Ontario The Anglican Church of Canada, Province (Ontario)

DIOCESAN CYCLE: Birthday of Debbie, wife of The Rev. G. Timothy Leighton, Bloomington, IL.

Wednesday, January 4

ANGLICAN CYCLE: Oregon The Episcopal Church, Province (VIII (8))

DIOCESAN CYCLE: Wedding anniversary of The Rev. Richard A. and Mary Ann “Marv” Swan, Cincinnati, OH.

Thursday, January 5

ANGLICAN CYCLE: Eastern Oregon The Episcopal Church, Province (VIII (8))

DIOCESAN CYCLE: Trinity, Mattoon; Anniversary of the Consecration of church building, 1968; Birthday of The Rev. Dr. Ralph N. McMichael, St. Louis, MO; Ordination to the Priesthood, Carter Aikin, Carlinville, IL.

Friday, January 6 The Epiphany

ANGLICAN CYCLE: Orlu The Church of Nigeria (Anglican Communion), Province (The Epiphany Owerri)

DIOCESAN CYCLE: Birthday of Carol, wife of The Rev. Timothy A. Goodman, Johnston City, IL.

Saturday, January 7

ANGLICAN CYCLE: Oru The Church of Nigeria (Anglican Communion), Province (Owerri)

DIOCESAN CYCLE: Ordination to the Priesthood: Christopher L. Ashmore, Jacksonville, IL and Donald H. Langlois, Chandler, AZ; Birthday of The Very Rev. G. Williams Howard, III, Mt. Vernon, IL and The Rev. Dr. Gregory Wilde, Belleville, IL.

Sunday, January 8 First Sunday after the Epiphany and The Baptism of Our Lord

ANGLICAN CYCLE: The Church of the Province of Myanmar (Burma)

DIOCESAN CYCLE: Episcopal Parish of Alton (St. Paul’s and Trinity Chapel), Alton, The Rev. Cynthia A. Sever, Rector; Goweko Parish, Tabora, Tanzania; The Cathedral of the Good Shepherd, Lima, Peru; Birthday of The Rev. Timothy A. Goodman, Johnston City, IL.

Monday, January 9

ANGLICAN CYCLE: Osaka The Nippon Sei Ko Kai

DIOCESAN CYCLE: Almighty God, give us grace to cast away the works of darkness and put on the armor of light.

Tuesday, January 10

ANGLICAN CYCLE: Osun The Church of Nigeria (Anglican Communion), Province (Ibadan)

DIOCESAN CYCLE: The things, good Lord, that we pray for, give us the grace to labor for.

Wednesday, January 11

ANGLICAN CYCLE: Osun North The Church of Nigeria (Anglican Communion), Province (Ibadan)

DIOCESAN CYCLE: Wedding anniversary of The Rev. Joel J. and Barbara Morsch, Maryville, TN.

Thursday, January 12

ANGLICAN CYCLE: Osun North East The Church of Nigeria (Anglican Communion), Province (Ibadan)

DIOCESAN CYCLE: Birthday of Kiezha, wife of The Rev. Sean D. Ferrell, Champaign, IL.

Friday, January 13

ANGLICAN CYCLE: Ottawa The Anglican Church of Canada, Province (Ontario)

DIOCESAN CYCLE: Ordination to the Priesthood, Mark W. Ohlemeier, Belleville, IL.

Saturday, January 14

ANGLICAN CYCLE: Otukpo The Church of Nigeria (Anglican Communion), Province (Abuja)

DIOCESAN CYCLE: Birthday of Sandy Moore, wife of The Rev. Canon Mark E. Evans, Lincoln, IL.

Sunday, January 15 Second Sunday after the Epiphany

ANGLICAN CYCLE: The Church of Nigeria (Anglican Communion)

DIOCESAN CYCLE: St. George’s, Belleville, The Rev. Mark W. Ohlemeier, Priest-in-Charge, The Rev. Canon Elliot H. Blackburn, Rector Emeritus; Igagala Parish, Tanzania; The Mission of Jesus Source of Life, District of Comas, Lima, Peru; Ordination to the Priesthood, Scott M. Hoogerhyde, St. Louis, MO.

Monday, January 16

ANGLICAN CYCLE: Owerri The Church of Nigeria (Anglican Communion), Province (Owerri)

DIOCESAN CYCLE: Almighty God, help us to not worry about tomorrow, and to realize that you are already there!

Tuesday, January 17

ANGLICAN CYCLE: Owo The Church of Nigeria (Anglican Communion), Province (Ondo)

DIOCESAN CYCLE: Birthday of The Rev. Danté Anglin, Havana, IL.

Wednesday, January 18 Confession of St. Peter, Apostle

ANGLICAN CYCLE: Oxford The Church of England, Province (Canterbury)

DIOCESAN CYCLE: Holy Spirit, guide us in our work for the Church.

Thursday, January 19

ANGLICAN CYCLE: Oyo The Church of Nigeria (Anglican Communion), Province (Ibadan)

DIOCESAN CYCLE: O Lord, may we live in your presence and glorify you in Our daily lives.

Friday, January 20

ANGLICAN CYCLE: Pacong The Province of the Episcopal Church of South Sudan, Province (Eastern Bahr el Ghazal)

DIOCESAN CYCLE: We have seen His star in the East and have come to worship him.

Saturday, January 21

ANGLICAN CYCLE: Panama Iglesia Anglicana de la Region Central de America

DIOCESAN CYCLE: Save us and help us, we beseech thee O Lord.

Sunday, January 22 Third Sunday after the Epiphany

ANGLICAN CYCLE: The Church of North India (United)

DIOCESAN CYCLE: St. Matthew’s, Bloomington, The Rev. Thomas Reeves, Priest-in-Charge; Igunga Mission, Tanzania; The Mission of Jesus the Nazarene & Shalom Mission, San Juan de Miraflores, Peru

Monday, January 23

ANGLICAN CYCLE: Pankshin The Church of Nigeria (Anglican Communion), Province (Jos)

DIOCESAN CYCLE: Almighty God, make us gentle and courteous in word and deed.

Tuesday, January 24

ANGLICAN CYCLE: Panrieng The Province of the Episcopal Church of South Sudan, Province (Upper Nile)

DIOCESAN CYCLE: God, fill us with your grace, for the sake of your anointed Son.

Wednesday, January 25 The Conversion of St. Paul, Apostle

ANGLICAN CYCLE: Panyana The Province of the Episcopal Church of South Sudan, Province

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.; Ordination to the Diaconate, M. Christine Gregory, Aikin, S.C.

Thursday, January 26

ANGLICAN CYCLE: Paraguay The Anglican Church of South America

DIOCESAN CYCLE: Birthday of The Rev. Sean D. Ferrell, Champaign, IL.

Friday, January 27

ANGLICAN CYCLE: Paraná (Curitiba) Igreja Episcopal Anglicana do Brasil, Province (2)

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

Saturday, January 28

ANGLICAN CYCLE: Pathein The Church of the Province of Myanmar

DIOCESAN CYCLE: Lord, help us and your whole church to walk as children of the light.

Sunday, January 29 Fourth Sunday after the Epiphany

ANGLICAN CYCLE: The Church of Pakistan (United)

DIOCESAN CYCLE: Church of the Redeemer, Cairo, The Rev. James K. Muriuki, Priest in Charge; Ilalwansimba Parish, Tabora, Tanzania; The Mission of Santa Natividad, Yarabamba, Peru; Trinity Church, Lincoln, Anniversary of the Consecration of Church building, 1921; Birthday of Jane Klamer, spouse of The Rev. J. Mark Klamer, Clayton, MO.

Monday, January 30

ANGLICAN CYCLE: Patna The (united) Church of North India

DIOCESAN CYCLE: Almighty God, purify our conscience by your daily visitation.

Tuesday, January 31

ANGLICAN CYCLE: São Paulo Igreja Episcopal Anglicana do Brasil, Province (2)

DIOCESAN CYCLE: Ordination to the Priesthood, Richard A. Pugliese, Topsham, ME.

Wednesday, February 1

ANGLICAN CYCLE: Pelotas Igreja Episcopal Anglicana do Brasil, Province (1)

DIOCESAN CYCLE: Almighty God, we ask for power, but even more for grace.

Thursday, February 2 Presentation of Jesus in the Temple

ANGLICAN CYCLE: Pennsylvania The Episcopal Church, Province (Candlemas III (3))

DIOCESAN CYCLE: Feast of Title, Emmanuel Memorial, Champaign; Birthday of the Rev. Christopher L. Ashmore, Jacksonville, IL.

Friday, February 3

ANGLICAN CYCLE: Central Pennsylvania The Episcopal Church, Province (III (3))

DIOCESAN CYCLE: Lord Jesus Christ, you are the Way, the Truth and the Life.

Saturday, February 4

ANGLICAN CYCLE: Northwestern Pennsylvania The Episcopal Church, Province (III (3))

DIOCESAN CYCLE: God, fill us with your grace.

Sunday, February 5 Fifth Sunday after the Epiphany

ANGLICAN CYCLE: The Anglican Church of Papua New Guinea

DIOCESAN CYCLE: St. Andrew’s, Carbondale, The Rev. Canon Dale D. Coleman, Rector; Isevya Parish, Tanzania; The Mission of Santas María y Martha de Betania, Ilo, Peru; Ordination to the Priesthood, Sean D. Ferrell, Champaign, IL.

Monday, February 6

ANGLICAN CYCLE: the People The Anglican Church of Canada, Province (BC and Yukon)

DIOCESAN CYCLE: Birthday of Brenda, wife of the Rt. Rev. Daniel H. Martins, 11th Bishop of Springfield, Chicago, IL, Wedding anniversary of The Rev. Sean D. and Kiezha Ferrell, Champaign, IL.

Tuesday, February 7

ANGLICAN CYCLE: Perth The Anglican Church of Australia, Province (Western Australia)

DIOCESAN CYCLE: Almighty God, make us gentle and courteous in word and deed.

Wednesday, February 8

ANGLICAN CYCLE: Peru The Anglican Church of South America

DIOCESAN CYCLE: Birthday of the Rev. Brian T. Kellington, Central Point, OR; Wedding Anniversary of The Rev. Shawn W. and Mary Ann Denney, Springfield, IL.

Thursday, February 9

ANGLICAN CYCLE: Peshawar The (united) Church of Pakistan

DIOCESAN CYCLE: Holy Spirit, guide us in our work for the Church.

Friday, February 10

ANGLICAN CYCLE: Peterborough The Church of England, Province (Canterbury)

DIOCESAN CYCLE: Birthday of The Rev. Cynthia A. Sever, Alton, IL.

Saturday, February 11

ANGLICAN CYCLE: Central Philippines Philippines

DIOCESAN CYCLE: Restoration of The Rt. Rev. Anthony F. M. Clavier to the Episcopate, Wales.

Sunday, February 12 Sixth Sunday after the Epiphany

ANGLICAN CYCLE: The Episcopal Church in the Philippines

DIOCESAN CYCLE: St. Paul’s, Carlinville, The Rev. Dr. W. Carter Aikin, Rector; Kabuhima Parish, Tanzania; The Mission of St. Andrew and Urban Mission Cipriani, District of Puente Piedra, Lima, Peru

Monday, February 13

ANGLICAN CYCLE: North Central Philippines, Philippines

DIOCESAN CYCLE: Almighty God, to truly know you is everlasting life.

Tuesday, February 14

ANGLICAN CYCLE: Northern Philippines, Philippines

DIOCESAN CYCLE: Father of all, accept our thanks for the joys of family and life.

Wednesday, February 15

ANGLICAN CYCLE: Southern Philippines, Philippines

DIOCESAN CYCLE: Birthday of Nada, wife of The Rev. Gregory Tournoux, Springfield, IL.

Thursday, February 16

ANGLICAN CYCLE: Phulbani The (united) Church of North India

DIOCESAN CYCLE: O Lord, make us have perpetual love and reverence for your Holy Name.

Friday, February 17

ANGLICAN CYCLE: Pittsburgh The Episcopal Church, Province (III (3))

DIOCESAN CYCLE: O Lord, may we live in your presence and glorify you in Our daily lives.

Saturday, February 18

ANGLICAN CYCLE: Polynesia The Anglican Church in Aotearoa, New Zealand and Polynesia, Tikanga (Pasefika)

DIOCESAN CYCLE: We have seen His star in the East and have come to worship him.

Sunday, February 19 Last Sunday after the Epiphany

ANGLICAN CYCLE: Eglise Anglicane du Rwanda

DIOCESAN CYCLE: St. John’s, Centralia; Kahama Parish, Tanzania; The Mission of St. John the Evangelist, San Juan de Miraflores, Peru

Monday, February 20

ANGLICAN CYCLE: Popondota The Anglican Church of Papua New Guinea

DIOCESAN CYCLE: Almighty God, to truly know you is everlasting life.

Tuesday, February 21

ANGLICAN CYCLE: Portsmouth The Church of England, Province (Canterbury)

DIOCESAN CYCLE: Birthday of Sharon, wife of The Rev. Dr. Arnold R Hoffman, Sebring, FL.

Wednesday, February 22 Ash Wednesday

ANGLICAN CYCLE: Pretoria The Anglican Church of Southern Africa

DIOCESAN CYCLE: Birthday of Michael, husband of The Rev. Christine C. Hopkins, Champaign, IL.

Thursday, February 23

ANGLICAN CYCLE: Puerto Rico The Episcopal Church, Province (II (2))

DIOCESAN CYCLE: Show us your mercy, O Lord, and grant us your Salvation.

Friday, February 24 St. Matthias, Apostle

ANGLICAN CYCLE: Pune The (united) Church of North India

DIOCESAN CYCLE: St. Paul’s Carlinville, Anniversary of the Consecration of church building, 1881.

Saturday, February 25

ANGLICAN CYCLE: Pyay The Church of the Province of Myanmar

DIOCESAN CYCLE: Birthday of The Rev. T. Larison Phillips, Champaign, IL.

Sunday, February 26 First Sunday in Lent

ANGLICAN CYCLE: The Scottish Episcopal Church

DIOCESAN CYCLE: Emmanuel Memorial, Champaign, The Rev. Marisa Crofts, Curate, The Rev. Dr. E. Eugene Hall, Priest Emeritus, The Rev. Christine C. Hopkins, Assisting Deacon; Kalemela Parish, Urambo, Tanzania; The Mission of St. Luke, District of Cerro Colorado, Arequipa, Peru

Monday, February 27

ANGLICAN CYCLE: Qu’Appelle The Anglican Church of Canada, Province (Rupert’s Land)

DIOCESAN CYCLE: Eternal God, take from us pride and vanity, boasting and forwardness, and give us true courage that shows itself by gentleness.

Tuesday, February 28

ANGLICAN CYCLE: Quebec The Anglican Church of Canada, Province (Canada)

DIOCESAN CYCLE: Heavenly Father, may we rediscover those deep things on which our life depends.

Wednesday, March 1 Ember Day

ANGLICAN CYCLE: North Queensland The Anglican Church of Australia, Province (Queensland)

DIOCESAN CYCLE: May we know Lord that your love has forgiven us.

Thursday, March 2

ANGLICAN CYCLE: Raiwind The (united) Church of Pakistan

DIOCESAN CYCLE: Holy Spirit, guide us in our work for the Church.

Friday, March 3 Ember Day

ANGLICAN CYCLE: Rajasthan The (united) Church of North India

DIOCESAN CYCLE: Anniversary of the Rev. Mark and Jane Klamer, Clayton, MO

Saturday, March 4 Ember Day

ANGLICAN CYCLE: Rayalaseema The (united) Church of South India

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 5 Second Sunday in Lent

ANGLICAN CYCLE: Church of the Province of South East Asia

DIOCESAN CYCLE: Chapel of St. John the Divine, Champaign, The Rev. Sean D. Ferrell, Rector; Kaliua Parish, Tanzania; The Mission of St. Mary, District of Ventanilla, Callao, Peru; St. Thomas, Salem, Anniversary of the Consecration of Church building, 1926.

Monday, March 6

ANGLICAN CYCLE: Recife Igreja Episcopal Anglicana do Brasil, Province (3)

DIOCESAN CYCLE: Birthday of The Rev. Mary Christine “Mollie” Ward, Bloomington, IL.

Tuesday, March 7

ANGLICAN CYCLE: Rejaf The Province of the Episcopal Church of South Sudan, Province (Cantral Equatoria)

DIOCESAN CYCLE: Ordination to the Diaconate, J. Mark Klamer, Clayton, MO.

Wednesday, March 8

ANGLICAN CYCLE: Remo The Church of Nigeria (Anglican Communion), Province (Lagos)

DIOCESAN CYCLE: Birthday of the Rev. David L. Wells, Springfield, IL.

Thursday, March 9

ANGLICAN CYCLE: Renk The Province of the Episcopal Church of South Sudan, Province (Upper Nile)

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 Very Rev. Richard I. Lewis, Danville, IL.

Friday, March 10

ANGLICAN CYCLE: Rhode Island The Episcopal Church, Province (I (1))

DIOCESAN CYCLE: May God be merciful to us and bless us.

Saturday, March 11

ANGLICAN CYCLE: Rift Valley The Anglican Church of Tanzania

DIOCESAN CYCLE: Lord Jesus Christ, teach us to walk in your way more trustfully.

Sunday, March 12 Third Sunday in Lent

ANGLICAN CYCLE: The Church of South India (United)

DIOCESAN CYCLE: St. Cecelia at Toddhall, Columbia, The Very Rev. Mark W. Ohlemeier, Priest-in-Charge; Kanindo Mission, Burundian Refugee Settlement, Tanzania; The Mission of St. Mary Magdalene, Juliaca, Peru

Monday, March 13

ANGLICAN CYCLE: Rio de Janeiro Igreja Episcopal Anglicana do Brasil, Province (2)

DIOCESAN CYCLE: Everlasting God, you have ordained and constituted in a wonderful order the ministries of angels and mortals.

Tuesday, March 14

ANGLICAN CYCLE: Rio Grande The Episcopal Church, Province (VII (7))

DIOCESAN CYCLE: Lord God, we ask for knowledge, but even more for imagination.

Wednesday, March 15

ANGLICAN CYCLE: Riverina The Anglican Church of Australia, Province (New South Wales)

DIOCESAN CYCLE: Lord, keep us in your power.

Thursday, March 16

ANGLICAN CYCLE: Rochester (in the United Kingdom) The Church of England, Province (Canterbury)

DIOCESAN CYCLE: O God, we pray for Our country and Our world.

Friday, March 17

ANGLICAN CYCLE: Rochester (in the United States) The Episcopal Church, Province (II (2))

DIOCESAN CYCLE: Lord, set us free from the bondage of our sins.

Saturday, March 18

ANGLICAN CYCLE: Rockhampton The Anglican Church of Australia, Province (Queensland)

DIOCESAN CYCLE: The Cathedral Church of St. Paul, Springfield, Anniversary of the Consecration of church building, 1913; St. Paul’s, Pekin, Anniversary of the Consecration of church building, 1876.

Sunday, March 19 Fourth Sunday in Lent

ANGLICAN CYCLE: The Anglican Church of Southern Africa

DIOCESAN CYCLE: The Church of the Holy Trinity, Danville, The Very Rev. Richard I. Lewis, Priest-in-Charge; Keza Mission, Burundian Refugee Settlement, Tanzania; The Mission of St. Mary The Virgin, Villa Maria del Triunfo & supported missions, Lima, Peru; St. Mark’s, West Frankfort, Anniversary of the Consecration of church building, 1939.

Monday, March 20 St. Joseph

ANGLICAN CYCLE: Rokon The Province of the Episcopal Church of South Sudan, Province (Cantral Equatoria)

DIOCESAN CYCLE: Father of all, accept our thanks for the joys of family and life.

Tuesday, March 21

ANGLICAN CYCLE: Rorya The Anglican Church of Tanzania

DIOCESAN CYCLE: Birthday of Rikke, wife of the Rev. Donald H. Langlois, Chandler, AZ.

Wednesday, March 22

ANGLICAN CYCLE: Ruaha The Anglican Church of Tanzania

DIOCESAN CYCLE: Birthday of The Rev. Charles J. Reischman, Littleton, CO.

Thursday, March 23

ANGLICAN CYCLE: Ziwa (Lake) Rukwa The Anglican Church of Tanzania

DIOCESAN CYCLE: Birthday of Stephanie, wife of The Rev. Brant V. Hazlett, Evansville, IN

Friday, March 24

ANGLICAN CYCLE: Rumbek The Province of the Episcopal Church of South Sudan, Province (Eastern Bahr el Ghazal)

DIOCESAN CYCLE: St. Paul’s Carlinville, Consecration of church building, 1881; Birthday of The Rev. Canon Dale D. Coleman, Carbondale, IL.

Saturday, March 25 The Annunciation

ANGLICAN CYCLE: Rumonge The Anglican Church of Burundi

DIOCESAN CYCLE: Ordination to the G. Timothy Leighton, Bloomington; Birthday of The Rev. James K. Muriuki, Cape Girardeau, MO.

Sunday, March 26 Fifth Sunday in Lent

ANGLICAN CYCLE: The Anglican Church of South America

DIOCESAN CYCLE: St. John’s, Decatur, The Rev. Donald E. Coventry, Assisting Deacon; Masumbwe Parish, Tanzania; The Mission of St. Matthew, San Juan de Lurigancho, Lima, Peru; Birthday of The Rev. Maurice C. Lee, Stone Mountain, GA.

Monday, March 27

ANGLICAN CYCLE: Rupert’s Land The Anglican Church of Canada, Province (Rupert’s Land)

DIOCESAN CYCLE: Father of all, accept our thanks for the joys of family and life.

Tuesday, March 28

ANGLICAN CYCLE: Rutana The Anglican Church of Burundi

DIOCESAN CYCLE: Christ Church, Springfield, admitted to the Diocese, 1889. Ordination to the Priesthood, Timothy J. Hallett, Bloomington, IN.

Wednesday, March 29

ANGLICAN CYCLE: Ruvuma The Anglican Church of Tanzania

DIOCESAN CYCLE: Birthday of Kaysha, wife of The Rev. Dr. Christopher B. Simpson, Lincoln, IL.

Thursday, March 30

ANGLICAN CYCLE: Ruwenzori The Church of the Province of Uganda

DIOCESAN CYCLE: Birthday of the Rev. Canon Eugene A. Stormer, Springfield, IL.

Friday, March 31

ANGLICAN CYCLE: East Ruwenzori The Church of the Province of Uganda

DIOCESAN CYCLE: Almighty God, make us gentle and courteous in word and deed.