2018 Cycle of Prayer of the Episcopal Diocese of Louisiana

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Please remember at each service:

  • The Most Rev. Justin P.  Welby, Archbishop of Canterbury, and for the Anglican Communion
  • The Most Rev. Michael B. Curry, our Presiding Bishop, and for the Episcopal Branch of the Jesus Movement
  • Our bishop, the Rt. Rev. Morris K. Thompson, Jr.
  • Our retired bishops, the Rt. Rev. James B. Brown and the Rt. Rev. Charles E. Jenkins
  • Our clergy, spouses and companions, and family
  • Our retired community, spouses and companions, and surviving spouses
  • For congregations in transition and congregations seeking new or renewed direction
  • For postulants and candidates for Holy Orders
  • The bishop, clergy, and congregations of our companion diocese of Tohoku in Japan

 

January

December 31 ~ Christmas 1

  • For the Gaudet Committee and for all those who expand educational opportunities for African American children

 

January 7 ~ Epiphany 1

  • For the clergy and people of Trinity Episcopal Church, Morgan City
  • For the Prison Ministry and for those incarcerated, those who love them, and those who minister to them

 

January 14 ~ Epiphany 2

  • For the clergy and people of St. George Episcopal Church, New Orleans
  • For the Racial Reconciliation Commission, for the Union of Black Episcopalians, for all ministries of racial reconciliation and racial justice

 

January 21 ~ Epiphany 3

  • For the clergy and people of  Christ Church Cathedral, New Orleans
  • For the Ecumenical Commission and for those who are working to build up and unite the Church
  • For the Commission on Ministry and for all those who are in the discernment process

January 28 ~ Epiphany 4

  • For the clergy and people of Church of the Incarnation, Amite
  • For the Addiction Recovery Ministry, for those that are providing support to those struggling with addiction, and for those who are in recovery or want to be in recovery

 

February 

February 4 ~ Epiphany 5

  • For the clergy and people of  St. Michael and All Angels, Baton Rouge

 

February 11 ~ Epiphany 6

  • For the clergy and people of St. Mary’s, Franklin

 

February 18 ~ Lent 1

  • For the clergy and people of St. Timothy’s Episcopal Church, LaPlace
  • For the faculty, staff, and students of St. Timothy’s Preschool, LaPlace
  • For all who govern and hold authority in the nations of the world

 

February 25 ~ Lent 2

  • For the clergy and people of  Holy Communion, Plaquemine

 

March

March 4 ~ Lent 3

  • For the clergy and people of St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church, Houma
  • For the faculty, staff, and students of St. Matthew’s Episcopal School, Houma

 

March 11 ~ Lent 4

  • For the clergy and people of St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church, Bogalusa

 

March 18 ~ Lent 5

  • For the clergy and people of St. Francis Episcopal Church, Denham Springs

 

March 25 ~ Palm Sunday

  • For the clergy and people of Church of the Annunciation, New Orleans

 

April

April 1 ~ Easter Sunday

  • For the clergy and people of St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church, Innis

 

April 8 ~ Easter 2

  • For the clergy and people of St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, New Orleans
  • For the faculty, staff, and students of St. Paul’s Episcopal School, New Orleans

 

April 15 ~ Easter 3

  • For the clergy and people of St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church, Paradis
  • For the Youth Leadership Commission and for those who shape the spiritual wellbeing of the children of the Church

 

April 22 ~ Easter 4

  • For the clergy and people of
    • St. Paul’s Holy Trinity Episcopal Church, New Roads
    •  Chapel of the Holy Spirit, New Orleans
  • For the ministry of the staff and volunteers who attend to the administrative needs of our churches

 

April 29~ Easter 5

  • For the clergy and people of
    • St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church, Bayou Du Large
    • Church of the Transfiguration, Angola
  • For seafarers and those who make their living from the earth and from the sea

 

May

May 6 ~ Easter 6

  • For the clergy and people of  St. James Episcopal Church, Baton Rouge
  • For the faculty, staff, and students of St. James Episcopal School, Baton Rouge

 

 

May 13 ~ Easter 7

  • For the clergy and people of Trinity Episcopal Church, New Orleans
  • For the faculty, staff, and students of Trinity Episcopal School, New Orleans
  • For the Council of Deacons and for the deacons of the Church
  • For the Episcopal Church Women and for the women of the Church

 

May 20 ~ Pentecost

  • For the clergy and people of St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, Baton Rouge
  • For the faculty, staff, and students of St. Luke’s Episcopal School, Baton Rouge

 

May 27 ~ Trinity Sunday

  • For the clergy and people of St. Martin’s Episcopal Church, Metairie
  • For the faculty, staff, and students of Little School of St. Martin’s, Metairie
  • For Memorial Day as we remember all who have died in the service of their country

 

June  

June 3 ~ Pentecost 2

  • For the clergy and people of St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church, Clinton
  • For the Education for Ministry and for those who seek a deeper understanding of the Word of God

 

June 10 ~ Pentecost 3

  • For the clergy and people of St. Mary’s Episcopal Church, Morganza
  • For the LGBQT and Friends of the Episcopal Diocese of Louisiana and for all those who fight for equality

 

June 17 ~ Pentecost 4

  • For the clergy and people of Church of the Nativity, Rosedale
  • For the Men of the Church

 

June 24 ~ Pentecost 5

  • For the clergy and people of Trinity Episcopal Church, Baton Rouge
  • For the faculty, staff, and students of Trinity Episcopal School, Baton Rouge
  • For the Young Adult Ministries of the Episcopal Diocese of Louisiana and for all those who help our young adults along their spiritual journeys

 

July 

July 1 ~ Pentecost 6

  • For the clergy and people of Church of the Holy Comforter, New Orleans
  • For our nation on our upcoming Independence Day
  • For the Disciplinary Board

 

July 8 ~ Pentecost 7

  • For the clergy and people of Mt. Olivet, New Orleans
  • For the 79th General Convention of the Episcopal Church and the Louisiana deputation

 

July 15 ~ Pentecost 8

  • For the clergy and people of St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church, New Orleans
  • For the faculty, staff, and students of  St. Andrew’s Episcopal School, New Orleans

 

July 22 ~ Pentecost 9

  • For the clergy and people of  All Saints’ Episcopal Church, Ponchatoula

 

July 29 ~ Pentecost 10

  • For the clergy and people of St. Alban’s Chapel, Baton Rouge

 

August 

August 5 ~ Pentecost 11

  • For the clergy and people of St. Philip’s Episcopal Church, New Orleans
  • For the Chaplains in the Episcopal Diocese of Louisiana
  • For the College Ministry and for all those seeking to further their education

 

August 12 ~ Pentecost 12

  • For the clergy and people of St. Michael’s Episcopal Church, Mandeville
  • For the faculty, staff, and students of St. Michael’s Preschool, Mandeville

 

August 19 ~ Pentecost 13

  • For the clergy and people of St. Mark’s Episcopal Church, Harvey

 

August 26 ~ Pentecost 14

  • For the clergy and people of St. Augustine’s Episcopal Church, Metairie
  • For the faculty, staff, and students of St. Augustine’s Preschool, Metairie

 

September

September 2 ~ Pentecost 15

  • For the retirement communities
    • Christwood Retirement Community, Covington
    •  St. James Place, Baton Rouge
  • For all those who minister to the needs of the elderly and infirmed

 

September 9 ~ Pentecost 16

  • For the clergy and people of St. Margaret’s Episcopal Church, Baton Rouge
  • For the Chancellor and Vice Chancellors of The Episcopal Diocese of Louisiana

 

September 16 ~ Pentecost 17

  • For the faculty, staff, and students of
    • Episcopal School of Baton Rouge, Baton Rouge
    • St. Martin’s Episcopal School, Metairie
  • For the Trustees of
    • Episcopal School of Baton Rouge, Baton Rouge
    • St. Martin’s Episcopal School, Metairie
    •  University of the South, Sewanee
  • For the Episcopal Schools Commission

 

September 23 ~ Pentecost 18

  • For the clergy and people of St. Augustine’s Episcopal Church, Baton Rouge
  • For the Solomon Episcopal Conference Center Board, and for the staff, and for all those who visit the conference center to better themselves spiritually, emotionally, and physically

 

September 30 ~ Pentecost 19

  • For the clergy and people of Christ Episcopal Church, Slidell

 

October

October 7 ~ Pentecost 20

  • For the clergy and people of Christ Episcopal Church, Covington
  • For the faculty, staff, and students of Christ Episcopal School, Covington

 

October 14 ~ Pentecost 21

  • For the clergy and people of  St. John’s Episcopal Church, Kenner

 

October 21 ~ Pentecost 22

  • For the clergy and people of St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, New Orleans
  • For the 181st Annual Convention of the Diocese of the Episcopal Church of Louisiana

 

October 28 ~ Pentecost 23

  • For the Audit Review Committee, Assessment Review Committee, Budget Review Committee, Board of Trustees, and for all those who are stewards of the resources of the Church

 

November

November 4 ~ Pentecost 24

  • For the clergy and people of All Saints Episcopal Church, River Ridge

 

November 11 ~ Pentecost 25

  • For the clergy and people of St. Anna’s Episcopal Church, New Orleans

 

November 18 ~ Pentecost 26

  • For the clergy and people of St. John’s Episcopal Church, Thibodaux

 

November  25~ Last Pentecost ~ Christ the King

  • For the Officers of the Diocese, Executive Board, Standing Committee, Constitution and Canons Committee

 

December

 December 2 ~ Advent 1

  • For the congregation of Grace Episcopal Church, St. Francisville
  • For the faculty, staff, and students of Grace Preschool, St. Francisville
  • For the Commission on Liturgy and Music, and for all church musicians and choirs

 

December 9 ~ Advent 2

  • For the congregation of St. Patrick’s Episcopal Church, Zachary
  • For the faculty, staff, and students of St. Patrick’s Day School, Zachary

 

December 16 ~ Advent 3

  • For the congregation of Grace Memorial Church, Hammond
  • For the Deans of the Diocese

 

December 23 ~ Advent 4

  • For the Community Mission Appeal Committee and for all those who go beyond the church doors to be the hands and feet of God in their community

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