Prayer Calendar

The Prayer Calendar aims to encourage and aid prayer for people and parishes in the Diocese of Norwich and around the world.

16 January 2021

Clergy: Erik West-Lindell. Licensed Lay Minister: Paulette Yallop

Diocesan Adviser in Spirituality and Discipleship, Susanna Gunner.

Diocese of Ahoada – Nigeria.

17 January 2021


Roman Catholic Church: Diocese of East Anglia, Bishop Alan Hopes.

O gracious and holy Father,
give us wisdom to perceive you,
diligence to seek you,
patience to wait for you,
eyes to behold you,
a heart to meditate upon you,
and a life to proclaim you,
through the power of the spirit
of Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen

The Anglican Church of Australia.

18 January 2021

Clergy: Paul Rider. Licensed Lay Minister: Gus Woodcock

Commissioning of Graham Wilkins as Rural Dean of Humbleyard,
Licensing of Jeremy Sykes as Priest in Charge of the Quintet Benefice.

These words are recited daily by the Sisters of the ecumenical Grandchamp Community:

Pray and work that God may reign.
Throughout your day
let the Word of God breathe life into work and rest.
Maintain inner silence in all things so as to dwell in Christ.
Be filled with the spirit of the Beatitudes: joy, simplicity, mercy.

19 January 2021

The Residentiary Canons. Licensed Lay Ministers: Pamela Garrett, Frank Paice

Norfolk and Waveney Churches Together and all Local Ecumenical Partnerships.

The Diocese of Aipo Ronga – Papua New Guinea, Diocese of Ajayi Crowther – Nigeria.

20 January 2021

Clergy: Martin Young, Michael Hayden

County Ecumenical Officer, Catherine Howe and all the Denominational Ecumenical Officers of Norfolk and Waveney Churches Together.

Diocese of Akobo – South Sudan.

21 January 2021

Clergy: Darren Thornton

Commissioning of Clive Wylie as Rural Dean of Burnham and Walsingham.

Diocese of Akoko – Nigeria.

22 January 2021

Clergy: Eleanor Langan

The Julian Centre in Norwich and its ministry to visitors and pilgrims.

Diocese of Akoko Edo – Nigeria.


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By following the Twitter handle @PrayerCalendar, each day at 6am a tweet is sent highlighting parishes and schools people across the Diocese are praying for that day (slimmed down to the 140 character limit). By ‘liking’ the Facebook page here users can receive the full day’s calendar entry, also at 6am each day.

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