Diocese of Sodor and Man- Prayer Diary September 2020
GILES OF PROVENCE; HERMIT, 710
Eastern Mission Partnership
Team Leader: Andie Brown
The Commissioners of Garff, Onchan, Braddan and councillors of Douglas
Ondo (Nigeria) The Rt Revd Stephen Oni
Pray for all who have had no opportunity to take a break over the summer from routine.
THE MARTYRS OF PAPUA NEW GUINEA; 1901 AND 1942
Clergy: William Mackay
Ontario (Canada) The Rt Revd Michael Oulton
GREGORY THE GREAT; POPE, TEACHER, 604
Maughold, Dhoon and South Ramsey
Local Minister (Dhoon): Nigel Cretney
Ogbomoso (Nigeria) The Rt Revd Titus Babtunde Olayinka
Lord, we pray, renew our faith: reach out and touch us, and through us the lives of all whom we meet.
BIRINUS; BISHOP OF DORCHESTER, 650
Malew and Santan
Clergy:, Mark Radcliffe, Bill Martin, Peter Upton-Jones
Readers: Ellen Halliwell, Howard Connell
Oregon (The Episcopal Church) The Rt Revd Michael Hanley
Pray for all who have fears and concerns over loss of income, jobs and lifestyle
JOHN BRADBURNE; MARTYR, 1979
Clergy: Joe Heaton, Liz Hull, John Gulland, Roger Harper,
Readers: Harry Dawson, Margaret Galloway, Wendy Heaton
Orlu (Nigeria) The Most Revd Bennett Okoro
Pray for our Outreach into the community through events such as our soirée evening
Lonan and Laxey
Clergy: Jo Dudley
The Most Revd Thabo Makgoba – Archbishop
of Capetown and
Primate of Southern
Pray for all whom this month means a change of their way of life -whether that be new school, work or retirement
St Matthew (Douglas)
Clergy: Robert Ferguson, Roger Harper, Duncan Whitworth
Oru (Nigeria) The Rt Revd Geoffrey Chukwunenye
Pray for all places in the world where people are less fortunate than those of us on this beautiful Island
THE BIRTH OF THE BLESSED VIRGIN MARY
Clergy: Alessandra Di Chiara (Interim)
Readers: Carole Bairstow
Osaka (Japan) The Rt Revd Andrew Haruhisa Iso
CHARLES LOWDER; PRIEST, 1880
Bride, Lezayre and North Ramsey
Readers: Tim Grass, Joan Watson (emeritus)
Osun (Nigeria) The Rt Revd James Afolabi Popoola
Northern Mission Partnership
Team Leader: Vacant
Clergy: David Greenwood, Malcolm Convery, Brian Evans-Smith
The Commissioners of Ramsey, Andreas, Ballaugh, Bride, Jurby, Lezayre, Garff.
Osun North (Nigeria) The Rt Revd Abiodun T Olaoye
Please pray for the Northern Mission Partnership and for all those offering ministry during the time of Interregnum.
Team Leader: Ruth Walker
Schools Workers: Sue Yardy, Natalie Heaton, Hannah Grove, Linda Wildman
Gap Year Students: Lexi Brockbank, Ben Haskell
Cashel & Ossory (Ireland) The Rt Revd Michael Andrew James Burrows
Please prayer as we move into our new office building and get used to working from a new, more central, location
Dean: Nigel Godfrey
Campaign Manager: Val Garrett
Chapter and Clerk.
Central Buganda (Uganda) The Rt Revd Michael Lubowa
Cathedral staff ‘Away Day’. Pray for the Cathedral staff Team as they spend a day together exploring the Cathedral’s visit
Southern Mission Partnership
Team Leader: Joe Heaton
The Commissioners of Arbory, Castletown, Malew, Port Erin, Port St. Mary, Rushen, Santon
The Most Revd Gregory James Venables – Presiding Bishop of the Anglican Church of South America & Bishop of Argentina
HOLY CROSS DAY
Marown, Foxdale and Baldwin
Clergy: Janice Ward
Readers: Nancy Clague, Doug Chalk, Heather Paisley
Otukpo (Nigeria) The Rt Revd David Bello
We pray for the civic life of our parish, especially for our Commissioners, all local clubs and societies and for the many individuals who tirelessly work for the mutual benefit of us all.
CYPRIAN; BISHOP OF CARTHAGE, MARTYR, 258
St Ninian (Douglas)
Clergy: John Coldwell, John Guilford, Les Lawrinson
Readers: Maria Coldwell, Judy Cannan
Owerri (Nigeria) The Rt Revd Chukwuma Oparah
We pray for all those returning to the schools in the parish in the month ahead and for all the transition and change to be accommodated. We pray also for the continued good reception and work of those who volunteer in our Open the Book team as they begin their good work in this Autumn term.
NINIAN; BISHOP OF GALLOWAY, 432
St Thomas (Douglas)
Clergy: Philip Frear.
Owo (Nigeria) The Rt Revd Stephen Ayodeji Fagbemi
Please pray for the schools of our island, their staff and students, as they reopen after the summer break
HILDEGARD; ABBESS OF BINGEN, VISIONARY, 1179
Parish of the Northern Plain
Clergy: Iaen Skidmore,
Readers: Peter Ling, Peter Shimmin, Gill Poole
Oxford (England) The Rt Revd Steven Croft
Bishop: Peter Eagles
Secretaries: Lorna Cook, Andrew Swithinbank, Michelle Barwood
Registrar, Treasurer and Diocesan Officers.
Oyo (Nigeria) The Rt Revd Williams Oluwarotimi Aladekugbe
Please pray as we develop the diocesan strategy to face an uncertain future, especially regarding the Strategic Review of Church Buildings.
THEODORE OF TARSUS; ARCHBISHOP OF CANTERBURY, 690
Western Mission Partnership
Team Leader: Nigel Godfrey
The Commissioners of Marown, Michael, German, Patrick, Peel.
Pacong (South Sudan) The Rt Revd Joseph Maker Atot
Pray for the partnership as it explores its response to the Strategic Review of Buildings and their place in God’s mission.
King William’s College
Chaplain: Erica Scott
Principal: Joss Buchanan
The Most Revd Justin Badi Arama – Bishop of Juba and Archbishop of the Province of the Episcopal Church of South Sudan
Please pray for the staff and students at the college and for Erica in her ministry as chaplain.
MATTHEW; APOSTLE AND EVANGELIST
Arbory and Castletown
Clergy: Irene Cowell, Colin Barry, Sue Watterson
Readers: Hilary Flynn,
Kiteto (Tanzania) The Rt Revd Isaiah Chambala
Care for the Family
Panama (Central America) The Rt Revd Julio Murray Thompson (Primate)
Please pray for the staff and service users of Care for the Family
ADAMNAN; ABBOT OF IONA, 704
Church in the Pub, Sundays at 10
The Cat with no Tail.
Clergy- John Guilford
Pankshin (Nigeria) The Rt Revd Dr Olumuyiwa Ajayi
Dear Lord, this new school year please bless the teachers to inspire their students and bless the efforts and enthusiasm of the students to achieve abundantly. Amen.
Clergy: Daniel Richards, Margaret Fourie
Panyana (South Sudan) The Rt Revd Seme Nigo Abinda
Please pray for young people returning to school and college, and for all people affected by the pandemic across the world.
LANCELOT ANDREWES; BISHOP OF WINCHESTER, 1626
President: Gail Eagles
Central Zambia (Central Africa) The Rt Revd Derek Gary Kamukwamba (Diocesan Bishop)
Please pray with the MU for families of Key workers: even with the personal sacrifices they have all made, may they find time to be together.
WILSON CARLILE; FOUNDER OF THE CHURCH ARMY, 1942
Those to be Ordained to the Diaconate
Jon Barwood and Steven Herron
Paraguay (South America) The Rt Revd Peter John Henry Bartlett
Please pray for Jon and Steven who are to be ordained as deacons today. Pray also for Irene and Janice their new training incumbents.
Chief Minister: Howard Quayle
President: Stephen Rodan
Speaker: Juan Waterson
Lieutenant Governor: Sir Richard Gozney
The Most Revd Ezekiel Kumir Kondo – Archbishop of the Province of Sudan & Bishop of Khartoum
Please pray for the Hon. Geoffrey Boot MHK, Minister for Environment, Food and Agriculture
St George and All Saints (Douglas)
Clergy: Andie Brown, Alex Brown
Readers: Charles Flynn
Patna (North India) The Most Revd Dr Philip Marandih
Pray for our children and young families and those of our members who are teachers and work in education as the schools begin a new term.
MICHAEL AND ALL ANGELS
The Parish of the West Coast
Clergy: Nigel Godfrey, Ruth Walker, Colin Fleetney, Jeanette Hamer, Malcolm Convery, Margaret Burrow, Brian Kelly
Local Ministers: Cheryl Cousins, Graham McAll, Robert Quayle.
Readers: Rosemary Clarke, Denise Gelder, Stephen Hamer
Pelotas (Brazil) The Rt Revd Renato Da Cruz Raatz
Please pray for the primary schools of Kirk Michael, Peel Clothworkers, St John’s and the Bunscoill Ghaelgagh and QEII Secondary School
JEROME; TRANSLATOR OF THE SCRIPTURES, 420
Chaplains on the Island
Noble’s Hospital: Philip Frear; Prison and Ramsey Hospital: Brian Evans-Smith; Tynwald: Andie Brown; KWC: Erica Scott; FE College: Daniel Richards; Police: Jo Dudley; Deaf Community: Jeanette Hamer; Rural Community: Irene Cowell
Pennsylvania (The Episcopal Church) The Rt Revd Daniel Gutierrez
Please pray for the chaplains on the Island and their ministry to the community.