Readings & Prayers: February 26, 2012

“We shall not live by bread alone, but by every word that proceeds from the mouth of God.” Matthew 4.4

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Today’s Readings

February 26, 2012
First Sunday in Lent

Genesis 9.8-17
Psalm 25.1-9
1 Peter 3.18-22
Mark 1.9-15

Next Sunday’s Readings

March 1, 2012
Second Sunday in Lent

Genesis 17.1-7, 15-16
Psalm 22.22-30
Romans 4.13-25
Mark 8.31-38

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 Archbishop of Canterbury, The Most Rev. Rowan Williams; and the Province de L’Eglise Anglicane Du Congo, The Most Rev Kahwa Henri Isingoma, Archbishop of the Congo & Bishop of Kinshasa

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 Georgian Bay Conference of the Eastern Synod

our congregations and communities, especially:

  • For the people of the Parish of St Chad-The Rev Dr Susan Titterington, Interim Priest