Readings & Prayers: April 17 – 23, 2011

“At the name of Jesus, every knee shall bend, in heaven and on earth and under the earth, and every tongue confess that Jesus Christ is Lord, to the glory of God the Father.”
Philippians 2.10-11

In this post:

This Sunday’s Readings
Daily Readings
Next Sunday’s Readings
In Our Prayers

For this week’s readings & prayers, continue reading…

This Sunday’s Readings

Sunday of the Passion: Palm Sunday
April 17, 2011

Isaiah 50.4-9a
Psalm 31.9-16
Philippians 2.5-11
Matthew 27.11-54

Daily Readings

Holy Week
April 17 – 23, 2011

Palm Sunday

AM Psalm 2429; PM Psalm 103
Zech. 9:9-12** or Zech. 12:9-11,13:1,7-9***; 1 Tim. 6:12-16**; Matt. 21:12-17***


AM Psalm 51:1-18(19-20); PM Psalm 69:1-23
Jer. 12:1-16Phil. 3:1-14John 12:9-19


AM Psalm 612; PM Psalm 94
Jer. 15:10-21Phil. 3:15-21John 12:20-26


AM Psalm 55; PM Psalm 74
Jer. 17:5-10, 14-17Phil. 4:1-13John 12:27-36

Maundy Thursday

AM Psalm 102; PM Psalm 142143
Jer. 20:7-111 Cor. 10:14-17, 11:27-32John 17:1-11(12-26)

Good Friday

AM Psalm 95* & 22; PM Psalm 40:1-14(15-19)54
Wisdom 1:16-2:1,12-22 or Gen. 22:1-141 Peter 1:10-20John 13:36-38** or John 19:38-42***

Holy Saturday

AM Psalm 95** & 88; PM Psalm 27
Job 19:21-27aHeb. 4:1-16**; Rom. 8:1-11***

* For the Invitatory
** Intended for use in the morning
*** Intended for use in the evening

Next Sunday’s Readings

April 24, 2011
Easter Sunday

Acts 10.34-43
Psalm 118.1-2, 14-24
Colossians 3.1-4
Matthew 28.1-10

Want to know more? Join us for our Bible Study to discuss these passages.

In Our Prayers

In the Anglican Communion world-wide, we give thanks and pray for the Bishop of Jerusalem-Middle East, The Rt Revd Suheil Dawani

In the Anglican Church of Canada, the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Canada, and the Diocese of Rupert’s Land we pray for:
all Bishops, diocesan leaders (lay & ordained), throughout Canada, especially:

  • Our Primate, Fred Hiltz and General Synod Staff
  • Our National Indigenous Bishop, Mark MacDonald
  • Our Metropolitan, David Ashdown
  • Our Bishop, Donald Phillips and his wife Nancy
  • ELCIC National Bishop, Susan Johnson
  • ELCIC Manitoba & North-Western Ontario Bishop, Elaine Sauer
  • ELCIC Dean, Council and Congregations of the Metro Conference of the Manitoba-Northwestern Ontario Synod.
  • Bishop Jackson Matovu and his wife Perusi of our Companion Diocese of Central Buganda

our congregations and communities, especially:

  • The Indigenous peoples in the Diocese of Kootenay
  • The People of the Parishes of St. George:
  • St George, Crescentwood- The Rev L Hutchison-Hounsell, Priest, The Very Rev Ralph Baxter, The Rev Canon Peter Flynn, Honorary Assts; and their companion parish of Ndoddo, The Rev Festus Mulindwa, Rector
  • St George, Transcona-The Rev Helen Manfield, Priest, and their companion parish of Kibibi, The Rev Paul Mukiibi, Rector
  • The people of the parish of St George, Davis Point-The Rev Ron McCullough, Priest-in-Charge.
  • St George, Westbourne-and the Ven Norm Collier providing sacramental ministry and for their companion parish of Bugobango, The Rev Benon Rwekigombe, Rector
  • St George, Wakefield-The Ven Godfrey Mawejje, Incumbent and the Rev Ken Pawluk, Honourary Asst and their companion parish of Bukandula Parish, The Rev Paul Nangagala, Rector
  • St George, Woodlands-and their companion parish of Kyaayi, The Rev Kaliisa, Rector
  • Those being confirmed at St john’s Cathedral at the Easter Vigil
  • The leaders, the team and the candidates for Teens Encounter Christ 13 in the Diocese of Brandon

Upcoming Services of  Holy Baptism

Easter Vigil | April 23, 2011
The Day of Pentecost | June 12, 2011