Readings and Prayers: March 4, 2012

“I do not glory except in the cross of our Lord Jesus Christ, by which the world has been crucified to me, and I to the world.” Galatians 6.14

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Today’s Readings

March 4, 2012
Second Sunday in Lent

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

Next Sunday’s Readings

March 11, 2012
Third Sunday in Lent

Exodus 20.1-17
Psalm 19
1 Corinthians 1.18-25
John 2.13-22

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;

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 Northern Conference of the Eastern Synod

our congregations and communities, especially:

  • For Indigenous peoples in the Diocese of Eastern Newfoundland and Labrador
  • For the people of the Parish of the Good Shepherd – The Ven Jennifer Sisson, Incumbent, and their companion parish of Buwere, The Rev Livingstone Musembwa, Rector.