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St Augustine, First Archbishop of Canterbury and Missionary, 605

✝️St Augustine, First Archbishop of Canterbury and Missionary, 605https://www.franciscanmedia.org/saint-augustine-of-canterb…/ Collect for the day: 🙏God our Father,you called us out of darknessinto your marvelous lightand you gave us your servant Augustineto shine as a light in the world:shine in our heartsand enable us to proclaim your love;through Jesus Christ our Lord.Amen. Daily Reading:📖 EucharistActs 20:17-27Psalm 68:7-20John… Continue reading St Augustine, First Archbishop of Canterbury and Missionary, 605

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St Matthias – Daily Reading – 14 May 2020

Eastertide✝️St Matthiashttps://www.franciscanmedia.org/saint-matthias/ Collect for the day: 🙏Lord God,you chose your servant Saint Matthiasto be an apostle in the place of Judas;preserve your Church from false apostlesand by the ministry of faithful pastors and teacherskeep us steadfast in your truth;through Jesus Christ our Lord.Amen During a Vacancy in a Diocese/ Pastoral Charge: 🙏God our Father the… Continue reading St Matthias – Daily Reading – 14 May 2020

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Elizabeth Paul – Daily Reading – 13 May 2020

Eastertide✝️Elizabeth Paulhttp://www.mthatha.anglican.org/ElizabethPaul.html Collect for the day: 🙏Almighty GodYou anointed your servant Elizabeth Paulfor the ministry of healing:fill your Church with your Holy Spiritthat we may be faithful ministers of the wholenesswhich is ours in your Son Jesus Christ,who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit,one God, now and forever.Amen During a Vacancy in… Continue reading Elizabeth Paul – Daily Reading – 13 May 2020

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Simon of Cyrene – Daily Reading – 12 May 2020

Eastertide✝️Simon of Cyrenehttps://www.franciscanmedia.org/following-christ-to-calvary/ Collect for the day: 🙏Merciful LordSimon of Cyrene carried the crossof your Son our Saviour Jesus Christ:grant that we who have been baptizedinto his death and resurrectionmay daily take up our cross and follow him;who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, One God, for ever and ever. Amen During… Continue reading Simon of Cyrene – Daily Reading – 12 May 2020

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William Law, Priest, 1761

Special Collect. Eternal God, you called William Law to proclaim your glory, in a life of priestly prayer and pastoral zeal: keep the leaders of your Church faithful to you and bless your people through their ministry; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen More information on William Law

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George Herbert, Priest, 1632

information on george herbert, priest, 1632 Special Collect. Everlasting God, you are the king of glory and the king of peace; grant that after the example of George Herbert, we may speak your praise, do all as in your sight and strive to set the peace of heaven within the hearts of all your people;… Continue reading George Herbert, Priest, 1632

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Polycarp, Bishop of Smyrna and Martyr, 156

Some information onPolycarp, bishop of smyrna and martyr, 156 Special collect for a Martyr Bishop. Merciful Lord, you strengthened your Church, by the steadfast courage of your bishop and martyr Polycarp: make us faithful in our sufferings, that with him we may receive the crown of life; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen

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Mother Cecile of Grahamstown

Information on Mother Cecile Special Collect. Merciful God, you called Mother Cecile of Grahamstown, to a life of self-sacrifice for the sake of others; give us grace to follow her example, by dying to self and living for you; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.

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James Mata Dwane

God our Father, our teacher and our guide, your servant James Mata Dwane preached the gospel of your Son and lived the gospel which he preached; grant that all of us by our lives, may proclaim the gospel that he taught; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.

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Martyrs of Japan, 1597

We pray today for the Martyrs of Japan. Lord God, your martyrs in Japan defied their persecutors and through their great love for you, endured the pain of death: grant that we may love you daily, more and more and faithfully bear witness to the name of Jesus; who is alive and reigns with you… Continue reading Martyrs of Japan, 1597