Weekly Prayer Diary

Please remember to pray for South Africa at noon every day.

SUNDAY 24 May: 6th Sunday after Easter.

During a Vacancy in a Diocese/ Pastoral Charge: God our Father the giver of every good gift graciously regard the needs of your Church and guide with your heavenly wisdom the minds of those responsible for choosing a bishop for this Diocese: send us a faithful pastor to feed Your flock and lead us into the way of holiness; through Jesus our Lord. AMEN.

Diocesan Prayer Diary:

Parish of Ekubonakalisweni, Osizweni: Mlungisi Hadebe, Thulisile Hlatshwayo.

Retired Clergy Jonathan & Marion Draper.

The Anglican Communion: The Archbishop of Canterbury, the Most Revd Justin Welby, and all primates and bishops; members of the Anglican Consultative Council; the Secretary General, The Most Revd Dr Josiah Idowu-Fearon; the staff at the Anglican Communion Office in London and the UN offices in Geneva and New York.

Pray For: Ashley, Caren, Cruz & Reese Davids / Willy &Yvonne Dunn

MONDAY 25 May: Acts 19:1-10; Ps. 68:1-6; John 16:29-33

Ps. 129, 130, 131; Joshua 1:1-9; Ephesians 3:1-21 (MP)

Ps. 132, 133, (134); Ezekiel 4:1-17; Matthew 8:5-17 (EP)

Diocesan Prayer Diary:

Parish of Christ Church, Overport with St Barnabas: Vacant.

Retired Clergy Tom & Pod Fawdry.

Nasir (South Sudan) The Rt Revd Simon Lual Bang Jal.

Agra (North India) The Rt Revd Prem Prakash Habil.

Indianapolis (The Episcopal Church) The Rt Revd Jennifer Baskerville-Burrows.

Pray for: Bev De Bruin / Ferdnand, Renate & Chalder Fester

TUESDAY 26 May: Acts 20:17-27; Ps. 68:7-20; John 17:1-11a

Ps. 135; 1 Samuel 16:1-13; Ephesians 4:1-16 (MP) 

Ps. 136; Ezekiel 7:10-27; Matthew 8:18-27 (EP)

Diocesan Prayer Diary:

Parish of the Holy Trinity, Phoenix: Ronnie & Sandy Alexander, Nicolette & Sylvester Reddy.

Retired Clergy Beryl Florens.

Aguata (Nigeria) The Rt Revd Dr Samuel C. Ezeofor.

Pray for: Keith & Jo-Ann Downs / Colleen Gill

WEDNESDAY 27 May: Acts 17:15, 22-18:8; Ps. 148; John 16:12-20

Ps. 137, 138; Isaiah 4:2-6; Ephesians 4:17-32 (MP)

Ps. 139; Ezekiel 11:14-25; Matthew 8:28-34 (EP)

Diocesan Prayer Diary:

Parish of St Mary, Pholela: Margaret Ndlovu.

Retired Clergy Alixe & Mervy Fraser.

National Indigenous Archbishop (Canada) The Most Revd Mark Lawrence MacDonald.

Ahoada (Nigeria) The Rt Revd Clement Ekpeye. 

Pray for: Gillian Farrington / Gertrude Garden

THURSDAY 28 May: Acts 22:30, 23:6-11; Ps. 16; John 17:20-26

Ps. 140, 141, 142; Zechariah 4:1-14; Ephesians 5:1-20 (MP)

Ps. 143, 144; Ezekiel 18:1-4, 19-32; Matthew 9:1-8 (EP)

Diocesan Prayer Diary:

Parish of All Saints United, Pietermaritzburg: Ronald & Christel Hall.

Retired Clergy John Fray

Diocesan Ministries –Diocesan Gender Ministry: Canon Daniela Gennrich (Chair)

Navajoland Area Mission (Episcopal Church) The Rt Revd David Bailey.

Aipo Rongo (Papua New Guinea) The Rt Revd Nathan Ingen.

Ajayi Crowther (Nigeria) The Rt Revd Olugbenga Oduntan.

Pray for: Julian, Rozanne, Tristan, Ella & Erin Fife / Helen Gordon

FRIDAY 29 May: Acts 25:13-21; Ps. 103:1-2, 19-22; John 21:15-19

Ps. 145; Jeremiah 31:27-34; Ephesians 5:21-6:9 (MP) 

Ps. 146, 147; Ezekiel 34:17-31; Matthew 9:9-17 (EP)

Diocesan Prayer Diary:

Parish of Eastwood United, Pietermaritzburg: Peter & Pam Briggs.

Retired Clergy John & Rosemary Freeman.

Ordinands: Tercia Meyer, Bronwyn Kirk.

Ndokwa (Nigeria) The Rt Revd David Obiosa.

Akobo (South Sudan) The Rt Revd John Jock Chol.

Pray for: Alvin, Adrian & Belinda Fildes / Vigie George

SATURDAY 30 May: Acts 28:16-20, 30-31; Ps. 11; John 21:20-25

Ps. 148, 149, 150; Ezekiel 36:22-27; Ephesians 6:10-24 (MP)

Ps. 104; Exodus 19:3-8a, 16-20; 1 Peter 2:4-10 (EP)

Diocesan Prayer Diary:

Parish of Holy Angels, Pietermaritzburg: Bruce & Bulelwa Woolley, Lionel & Vanessa Barnabas

Retired Clergy Dennis & Sibongile Gama.

Diocesan Institutions – St Monica’s Child & Youth Centre; Althea Govender (Principal)

Nebbi (Uganda) The Rt Revd Alphonse Watho-kudi.

Akoko (Nigeria) The Most Revd Gabriel Akinbiyi.

Akoko Edo (Nigeria) The Rt Revd Jolly Oyekpen.

Iowa (The Episcopal Church) The Rt Revd Alan Scarfe.

Pray for: Rob & Rose Fowler / Babs George