Advent greetings from Bishop Jack Lumanog

Collect for the First Sunday of Advent
The Book of Common Prayer 1979

I along with the Archdeacon of the Diocese, Dr. Gideon Uzomechina, pray that you have a blessed First Sunday in Advent — the first day of the new liturgical year.

The season of Advent is a way to mark time as we prepare for Christmas.
Focus on the passages from the Sunday readings in Isaiah to be reminded of God’s promise to come — He is God who comes to gather us to Himself and make a way forward. And to be reminded that God has indeed come. We have promises to remember before Him — that give shape and inspire hope for the present and our future in uncertain times.

Faithfully, in Christ,









The Right Reverend Dr. Jack Lumanog
Bishop, The Anglican Diocese of St. Ignatius Loyola

The Right Rev. Dr. Jon I “Jack” Lumanog
Bishop of The Anglican Diocese of St. Ignatius Loyola

The Right Rev. Dr. Jon I “Jack” Lumanog is an Anglican Bishop in good standing with the Apostolic Communion of Anglican Churches and the leader of The Anglican Diocese of St. Ignatius Loyola. A pastor and evangelist at heart, Dr. Jack Lumanog has planted, revitalized and pastored churches, traveled internationally to teach pastors and church planters and was a denominational leader for 7 years with executive level oversight for over 1,000 congregations in the United States, Canada and Mexico. Additionally, Bishop Lumanog is an Associate Member of The Anglican Union for the Propagation of the Gospel, an international confraternity of oratories, which is under the patronage of seven bishops from the worldwide Anglican Communion.


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Anglican Bishop. Ordained and consecrated Bishop in the Apostolic Communion of Anglican Churches and leader of The Anglican Diocese of St. Ignatius Loyola. Dr. Jack Lumanog is an internationally renowned pastor, evangelist and from 2011-2018, a denominational leader with executive level oversight for over 1,000 congregations in the United States, Canada and Mexico.

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