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Prayer Intentions – May

Article posted on 23 April 2020 Leave a Comment
1 Philip and James, Apostles Mthatha (formerly St John’s) (Southern Africa) Rt Revd Hummingfield Ndwandwe;  Yei (South Sudan) Rt Revd Hilary Adeba Luate Our hospitals, Care Homes and Hospices 
2 Athanasius, Bishop of Alexandria, Teacher, 373 Muhabura (Uganda) Rt Revd Cranmer Mugisha;  Yeri (South Sudan) Rt Revd John Abraham Nyari;  Ijumu (Nigeria) Ven Paul Olarewaju Ojo Our young families working from home and home schooling children
3 The Fourth Sunday of Easter Pray for the Nippon Sei Ko Kai (The Anglican Communion in Japan) Most Revd Nathaniel Makoto Uematsu – Primate of the Nippon Sei Ko Kai & Bishop of Hokkaido Those who live in the benefice
4 English Saints and Martyrs of the Reformation Era Mukono (Uganda) Rt Revd James William Ssebaggala;  Yewa (formerly Egbado) (Nigeria) Rt Revd Michael Adebayo Oluwarohunbi;  Ikara (Nigeria) Rt Revd Yusuf Janfalan Our Vicar, The Revd Becky Bevan and Phillip
5   Multan (Pakistan) Rt Revd Leo Rodrick Paul;  Yirol (South Sudan) Rt Revd David Roch Angong;  Nyang (South Sudan) Rt Revd Paul Tokmach Lual;  Aluakluak (South Sudan) Rt Revd Isaac Nyaryiel Aleth;  Ikeduru (Nigeria) Rt Revd Emmanuel Maduwike Adequate provision of medical equipment across our health care system 
6   Mumbai (formerly Bombay) (North India) Rt Revd Prakash Patole;  Yokohama (Japan) Revd Ignatius Osamu Irie Health and Social Workers in the community
7   Mumias (Kenya) Rt Revd Joseph Wandera;  Yola (Nigeria) Rt Revd Markus Ibrahim;  York (England) Most Revd & Rt Hon Dr John Sentamu Countries facing Covid-19 with poor facilities
8 Julian of Norwich, Spiritual Writer, c. 1417 Mundri (South Sudan) Rt Revd Bismark Monday Avokaya Azumu;  Ysabel (Melanesia) Revd Ellison Quity Our hospital chaplains
9   Mundu Area (South Sudan) Rt Revd Samuel Lomue Eluzai;  Yukon (Canada) Rt Revd Larry David Robertson;  Ikka (Nigeria) Rt Revd Godfrey Ekpenisi The World Health Organisation
10 The Fifth Sunday of Easter Pray for the Anglican Church of Kenya, Most Revd Jackson Ole Sapit – Primate and Archbishop of All Kenya Those in our benefice suffering financial hardship
11   Muranga South (Kenya) Rt Revd Julius Karanu Wa Gicheru;  Zaki-Biam (Nigeria) Rt Revd Jezreel Vandeh;  Ikwerre (Nigeria) Rt Revd Blessing Enyindah Our Associate Vicar, The Revd Gary Collins and family
12 Gregory Dix, Priest, Monk, Scholar, 1952 Muyinga (Burundi) Rt Revd Paisible Ndacayisaba;  Zansibar (Tanzania) Rt Revd Michael Hafidh;  Ikwo (Nigeria) Rt Revd Kenneth Ifemene Our on-line worship and our faith and spirituality in lockdown
13   Zaria (Nigeria) Rt Revd Abiodun Ogunyemi Saliu Bello Those who suffer domestic and gender based abuse
14 Matthias the Apostle Mytikyina (Myanmer) Rt Revd John Zau Li;  Zonkwa (Nigeria) Rt Revd Jacob Kwashi;  Zululand (Southern Africa) Vacant Our key workers 
15   Nagpur (North India) Rt Revd Paul Dupare;  Aba (Nigeria) Vacant EU Countries easing restrictions on lockdown
16 Caroline Chisholm, Social Reformer, 1877 Nairobi (Kenya) Rt Revd Joel Waweru Mwangi;  Aba Ngwa North (Nigeria) Rt Revd Nathan Kanu;  Ikwuano (Nigeria) Rt Revd Chigozirim Onyegbule Refugees and all at increased risk of contracting Covid-19.
17 The Sixth Sunday of Easter Pray for the Anglican Church of Korea, Most Revd Moses Nagjun Yoo – Primate of Korea and Bishop of Daejeon Our community foodbank
18   Nakuru (Kenya) Rt Revd Joseph Muchai;  Abakaliki (Nigeria) Rt Revd Monday Nkwoagu;  Ilaje (Nigeria) Rt Revd Frederick Olugbemi Our Associate Priest, The Revd Terry Winrow and Kathy
19 Dunstan, Archbishop of Canterbury, Restorer of Monastic Life, Nambale (Kenya) Rt Revd Robert Magina Barasa;  Aberdeen & Orkney (Scotland) Rt Revd Anne Dyer;  Ile – Oluji (Nigeria) Rt Revd Abel Aluyemi Ajibodu Our search for a vaccine and effective treatments against Covid-19
20 Alcuin of York, Deacon, Abbot of Tours, 804 Namibia (Southern Africa) Rt Revd Luke Pato;  Abuja (Nigeria) Most Revd Henry Chukwudum Ndukuba (Primate) Our government, scientists and medical experts
21 Ascension Day                  Hail the day that sees him rise  Alleluya! Namirembe (Uganda) Rt Revd Wilberforce Kityo Luwalira;  Abyei (South Sudan) Rt Revd Michael Deng K Bol;  Accra (West Africa) Rt Revd Daniel Sylvanus Mensah Torto Our friends, family and all those we love and care for.
22   Nandyal (South India) Rt Revd Eggoni Pushpalalitha;  Adelaide (Australia) Most Revd Geoffrey Martyn Smith Those to be ordained and those in ordination training
23   Nasik (North India) Vacant;  Afrikpo (Nigeria) Rt Revd Paul Udogu;  Ilesa (Nigeria) Rt Revd Samuel Olubayu Sowale;  Ilesa South West (Nigeria) Rt Revd Samuel Egbebunmi Our Churchwardens and their families
24 The Seventh Sunday of Easter (Saint Augustine / Anglican Communion Sunday) Pray for all members of the Anglican Communion around the world.  For the Archbishop of Canterbury, Most Revd Justin Welby, and all primates and bishops.  For members of the Anglican Consultative Council.  For the Secretary General, The Most Revd Dr Josiah Idowu-Fearon, For the staff at the Anglican Communion Office in London and the UN offices in Geneva and New York. Our community hospitals and surgeries
25 The Ven Bede, Monk at Jarrow, Scholar, Historian, 735 Nasir (South Sudan) Rt Revd Simon Lual Bang Jal;  Agra (North India) Rt Revd Prem Prakash Habil;  Indianapolis (Episcopal Church) Rt Revd Jennifer Baskerville-Burrows Our retired clergy 
26 Augustine, First Archbishop of Canterbury, 605 Natal (Southern Africa) Rt Revd Dino Gabriel;  Aguata (Nigeria) Rt Revd Dr Samuel C. Ezeofor  Our traditions and vision and imagination for the future.
27   National Indigenous Archbishop (Canada) Most Revd Mark Lawrence MacDonald;  Ahoada (Nigeria) Rt Revd Clement Ekpeye  Our mental health
28 Lanfranc, Prior of Le Bec, Archbishop of Canterbury, Scholar, 1089 Navajoland Area Mission (Episcopal Church) Rt Revd David Bailey;  Aipo Rongo (Papua New Guinea) Rt Revd Nathan Ingen;  Ajayi Crowther (Nigeria) Rt Revd Olugbenga Oduntan Our Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby
29   Ndokwa (Nigeria) Rt Revd David Obiosa;  Akobo (South Sudan) Rt Revd John Jock Choi Those who have died from the Coronavirus
30 Josephine Butler, Social Reformer, 1906 Nebbi (Uganda) Rt Revd Alphonse Watho-Kudi;  Akoko (Nigeria) Most Revd Gabriel Akinbiyi;  Akoko Edo (Nigeria) Rt Revd Jolly Oyekpen;  Iowa (Episcopal Church) Rt Revd Alan Scarfe The renewal and recreation of society
31 Day of Pentecost Pray for the Anglican Church of Melanesia, Most Revd Leonard Dawea – Archbishop of the Anglican Church of Melanesia and Bishop of Temotu Those in our communities who live alone

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