The catechism from the Book of Common Prayer explains the importance of prayer:

Q. What is the duty of all Christians?
A. The duty of all Christians is to follow Christ; to come together week by week for corporate worship; and to work, pray, and give for the spread of the kingdom of God.

Q. What is prayer?
A. Prayer is responding to God, by thought and by deeds, with or without words.

Prayer resources

Diocesan Cycle of Prayer

updated 06/30/22

The Anglican Cycle of Prayer

Forward Day by Day meditation

Book of Common Prayer online

Prayer requests

Use this form to request prayers be added to the prayer list used by the bishop’s staff in daily worship. Names will remain on the list for 4 weeks unless otherwise noted.