Readings & Prayers: February 5, 2012

“He took our infirmities and bore our diseases.”
Matthew 8.17

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Today’s Readings

Fifth Sunday after Epiphany
February 5, 2012

Isaiah 40.21-31
Psalm 147.1-12,21c
1 Corinthians 9.16-23
Mark 1.29-39

Next Sunday’s Readings

Sixth Sunday after Epiphany
February 12, 2012

1 Kings 5.1-14
Psalm 30
1 Corinthians 9.24-27
Mark 1.40-45

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In our prayers

In the Anglican Communion world-wide, we give thanks and pray for the Archbishop of Canterbury, The Most Rev. Rowan Williams; and The Most Rev Federick Hiltz, Primate of the Anglican Church of Canada.

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 and General Synod Staff
  • Our National Indigenous Bishop, Mark
  • Our Metropolitan, David
  • Our Bishop, Donald and his wife Nancy
  • ELCIC Manitoba & North-Western Ontario Bishop, Elaine and her husband Rick
  • Bishop Jackson and his wife Perusi of our Companion Diocese of Central Buganda
  • Our Dean, Paul and his wife Melanie; Honorary Assistant Brian and his wife Mavis
  • ELCIC Dean, Council and Congregations of the Hamilton-Niagara Conference of the Eastern Synod

our congregations and communities, especially:

  • For Indigenous peoples of the Anglican Parishes of the Central Interior, BC
  • For the Diocesan Anglican Fellowship of Prayer-The Rev Diane Guildford, Diocesan Coordinator