St. Mary's Church

St Mary's prayer Diary - December

Tuesday 1st Psalm 74 Isaiah 26. 1-13 Charles de Foucauld, hermit, 1916People shielding from the pandemic.
Wednesday 2nd 77 Isaiah 28. 1-13 Resumption of public worship[ from today.
Thursday 3rd 40 Isaiah 28. 14-end Francis Xavier, missionary, 1552 Mission Societies.
Friday 4th 17 Isaiah 29. 1-14 John of Damascus, monk, teacher of the faith, c.749 Nicholas Ferrar, deacon, founder of the Little Gidding Community, 1637.Monks and Nuns.
Saturday 5th 27 Isaiah 29. 15-end St Mary’s finances.
Sunday 6th 85. 1-2, 8-13 Mark 1. 1-8 2nd Sunday of AdventPeace in our world.
Monday 7th 144 Isaiah 30. 1-18 Ambrose, bishop, teacher of the faith, 397.Malcolm and Dmitry.
Tuesday 8th 11 Isaiah 30. 19-end Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary.St Mary’s congregation.
Wednesday 9th 10 Isaiah 31 Coventry Diocesan Officers.
Thursday 10th 73 Isaiah 32 Archdeacons Sue and Barry.
Friday 11th 90 Isaiah 33. 1-22 Local schools.
Saturday 12th 94 Isaiah 35 GP’s and other healthcare workers.
Sunday 13th 126 John 1. 6-8, 19-28 3rd Sunday of AdventJoy for the coming Christmas season.
Monday 14th 26 Isaiah 38. 1-8, 21-22 John of the Cross, poet, teacher of the faith, 1591Bishops Christopher and John.
Tuesday 15th 50 Isaiah 38. 9-20 Coventry East Deanery: Buff Forbes-Stone, Area Dean.
Wednesday 16th 82 Isaiah 39 Clergy preparing Christmas services.
Thursday 17th 44 Zephaniah 1. 1—2.3 O Sapientia,Eglantyne Jebb, social reformer, founder of ‘Save the Children’, 1928.Social workers.
Friday 18th 49 Zephaniah 3. 1-13 Walsgrave Baptist Church:Amy and Dave Barker.
Saturday 19th 57 Zephaniah 3. 14-end UHCW Patients and Staff.
Sunday 20th Magnificat Luke 1. 26-38 4th Sunday of AdventChaplains of all sorts.
Monday 21st 84 Malachi 1. 1, 6-end The Royal Family
Tuesday 22nd 48 Malachi 2. 1-16 The lonely.
Wednesday 23rd 89. 1-37 Malachi 2. 17—3.12 Those travelling for Christmas.
Thursday 24th 85 Zechariah 2 Christmas EveCrisis at Christmas and other agencies providing food and shelter.
Friday 25th 96 Luke 2. 1-14, 15-20 Christmas DayFamilies separated because of the Pandemic.
Saturday 26th 119. 161-168 Matthew 10. 17-22 Stephen, deacon, first martyrChurchwardens Barbara and John.
Sunday 27th 117 John 21. 19b-25 John, Apostle and EvangelistSt John the Divine, Willenhall Pam Howell and Charlotte Jackson.
Monday 28th 124 Matthew 2. 13-18 The Holy InnocentsYoung children.
Tuesday 29th 132 Jonah 1 Thomas Becket, archbishop, martyr, 1170Archbishops Justin and Stephen.
Wednesday 30th 65 Jonah 2 Those developing and administering a vaccine against Covid19.
Thursday 31st 90 Jonah 3-4 John Wyclif, reformer, 1384Local MP Colleen Fletcher.