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Salford Diocese


FEAST DAYS & PRAYER LIST FOR DECEMBER (THIS MONTH WE PRAY ESPECIALLY FOR STUDENTS AND TEACHERS, THE HARVEST, THE FRUITS OF HUMAN WORK AND THE REVERANT USE OF CREATION; FOR JUSTICE AND PEACE IN THE WORLD; ALL VICTIMS OF WAR, YOUNG PEOPLE, PRISONERS AND THEIR FAMILIES AND FOR  THE FUTURE DIOCESAN STRUCTURES.  

1 Dec –  Advent Weekday – For Pope Francis

2  Advent Weekday – For peace in Syria and an end to war

3 S Francis Xavier – For Bishop John

4 2nd Sunday of Advent – For all who minister in the parish

5 Advent Weekday – For Fr John  

6 St Nicolas – For all those we intend to give presents to this Christmas  

7 St. Ambrose – For all suffering from physical and mental ill health

8 The Immaculate Conception – For at St Mary’s School

9 Advent Weekday – For all parishes in the Deanery

10 Advent Weekday – For all priests of the Diocese – active and retired

11 3rd Sunday of Advent – For all our schools

12 Advent Weekday – For all who work at Salford Cathedral Offices

13 St Lucy – For all spending Christmas in Prison, and their families

14 St John of the Cross – For all those providing Emergency Services over Christmas

15 Advent Weekday - For all those Service Personnel working abroad during Christmas

16 Advent Weekday – For all facing Christmas without a loved one

17 Advent Weekday – For all at East Lancs Hospice

18 4th Sunday of Advent – For all our Catechists

19 Advent Weekday – For all at Blackburn, Burnley and Accrington Victoria Hospitals     

20 Advent Weekday  - For Hollins Bank, White Ashbrooke and Church View (Acc) Homes

21 Advent Weekday  - For Braeside, Church View (Osw), Barnfold, Vine House Homes

22 Advent Weekday  - For Springhill Nursing Home and Dementia Unit

23 Advent Weekday  - For all expectant Mothers

24 Advent Weekday - Christmas Eve – For all refugees

25 CHRISTMAS DAY – For all the homeless and lonely

26 St Stephen – For all who been put to death for their faith in Jesus Christ

27 St John – For all Christian writers

28 Holy Innocents – For all children who have died   

29 St Thomas Becket – For Gavin Landers and his Family

30 The Holy Family – For all our families and the preservation of the values of family life

31 Christmas Octave 6th Day – In Thanksgiving for the good things of 2016