St. Mary's Church

St Mary's prayer diary....

DECEMBER PRAYER DIARY

Saturday 1st Psalm 150 Isaiah 24 Charles de Foucauld, hermit 1916UHCW, patients and staff
Sunday 2nd 25. 1-9 Luke 21/ 25-36 Advent Sunday Toy Service
Monday 3rd 71 Isaiah 25. 1-9 Francis Xavier, missionary, 1552St Mary’s finances
Tuesday 4th 74 Isaiah 26. 1-13 John of Damascus, monk, teacher of the faith, c.749Nicholas Ferrar, deacon, founder of the Little Gidding Community, 1637Religious communities
Wednesday 5th 77 Isaiah 28. 1-13 Coventry East Deanery: Pam Howell & Buff Forbes Stone
Thursday 6th 40 Isaiah 28. 14-end Nicholas, bishop, c.326Health Care Workers
Friday 7th 17 Isaiah 29. 1-14 Ambrose, bishop, teacher of the faith, 397Christopher & John bishops
Saturday 8th 27 Isaiah 29. 15-end Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary.  Pregnant women
Sunday 9th Canticle: Benedictus Luke 3. 1-6 2nd Sunday of Advent  Musicians and choirs performing around Christmas
Monday 10th 144 Isaiah 30. 1-18 Local postal workers
Tuesday 11th 11 Isaiah 30. 19-end Local care homes
Wednesday 12th 10 Isaiah 31 Bible Study Group
Thursday 13th 73 Isaiah 32 Lucy, martyr, 304Samuel Johnson, moralist, 1784 Lunch club Christmas meal
Friday 14th 90 Isaiah 33. 1-22 John of the Cross, poet, teacher of the faith, 1591.Theological colleges
Saturday 15th 94 Isaiah 35 Archdeacons Morris & Sue
Sunday 16th Canticle: Isaiah 12. 2-end Luke 3. 7-18 3rd Sunday of Advent  Christmas preparations
Monday 17th 26 Isaiah 38. 1-8, 21-22 O SapientiaEglantyne Jebb, social reformer, founder of ‘Save the Children’, 1928Children in care
Tuesday 18th 50 Isaiah 38. 9-20 Butterflies Christmas Party
Wednesday 19th 57 Isaiah 39 Winter Night Shelters
Thursday 20th 4 Zephaniah 1. 1—2.3 Flower Arrangers preparing Churches for Christmas
Friday 21st 84 Zephaniah 3. 1-13 Schools breaking up for Christmas
Saturday 22nd 48 Zephaniah 3. 14-end Those traveling this weekend
Sunday 23rd Canticle: Magnificat Luke 1. 39-45 4th Sunday of Advent Nativity performance
Monday 24th 85 Zechariah 2 Christmas Eve Christingle Service
Tuesday 25th 96 Luke 2. 1-14 Christmas Day Christmas lunches for those on their own
Wednesday 26th 119. 161-168 Matthew 10. 17-22 Stephen, deacon, first martyr Clergy taking breaks
Thursday 27th 117 John 21, 19b-end John, Apostle and Evangelist St Johns, Willenhall: Pam Howell
Friday 28th 124 Matthew 2. 13-18 The Holy Innocents Young children
Saturday 29th 132 Jonah 1 Thomas Becket, archbishop, martyr, 1170Justin & John archbishops
Sunday 30th 148 Luke 2. 41-end 1st Sunday of Christmas St Mary’s congregation
Monday 31st 90 Jonah 3-4 John Wyclif, reformer, 1384Pray for God’s blessing in 2019