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Readings and prayers for Sunday 31 March 2024 and the following week: 

We pray for Anna, our bishop, and Allen, our rector. In our diocesan cycle of prayer this week, we pray for the people of the Parish of St Barnabas, Victoria. In our provincial cycle of prayer, we pray for the people and clergy of the Diocese of Kootenay and Archbishop Lynne McNaughton.

This week the Anglican Church of Canada prays for The Most Rev. Anne Germond, Metropolitan, and the people and clergy of the Ecclesiastical Province of Ontario.

In the Anglican Communion cycle of prayer, we pray for The Church in the Province of the West Indies.  Pray for the peace of Jerusalem (Psalm 122:6)

Collect: Lord of life and power, through the mighty resurrection of your Son, you have overcome the old order of sin and death and have made all things new in him. May we, being dead to sin and alive to you in Jesus Christ, reign with him in glory, who with you and the Holy Spirit is alive, one God, now and for ever. (BAS 335, Easter Sunday)

Anglican Communion Cycle of Prayer for the week:

  • Mon Apr 1 The Diocese of Damaturu – The Church of Nigeria (Anglican Communion)
  • Tues Apr 2 The Diocese of Dar-es-Salaam – The Anglican Church of Tanzania
  • Wed Apr 3 The Diocese of Davao – The Episcopal Church in the Philippines
  • Thurs Apr 4 The Diocese of Saint Davids – The Church in Wales
  • Fri Apr 5 The Diocese of Delaware – The Episcopal Church
  • Sat Apr 6 The Diocese of Delhi – The Church of North India (United)

BIBLE READINGS FOR THE WEEK - click links for full text of readings for that day

Lectionary for Sunday 31 March (Easter Sunday) Acts 10:34-43 or Isaiah 25:6-9  • Psalm 118:1-2, 14-24  • 1 Corinthians 15:1-11 or Acts 10:34-43  • John 20:1-18 or Mark 16:1-8

Daily readings:


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