Looking for ways to deepen your faith during the week? Check out these daily devotional options.
Revised Common Lectionary Daily Readings
The Revised Common Lectionary is a three-year cycle of readings appointed for use in worship and in the home. We are currently in Year B, the year in which the gospel reading for Sunday is taken from the gospels of Mark and John. The daily readings for Monday through Wednesday reflect on the previous Sunday’s lessons, while the readings for Thursday through Saturday look forward to the coming Sunday’s lessons. Lesser festivals and commemorations may also have their own appointed readings, which are listed below when applicable. Please find the daily readings below:
Sunday, August 12 – 1 Kings 19:4-8; Ephesians 4:25-5:2; John 6:35, 41-51
Monday, August 13 – Psalm 81; 1 Kings 17:1-16; Ephesians 5:1-14
(Florence Nightingale, 1910; Clara Maass, 1901; renewers in society)
Tuesday, August 14 – Psalm 81; Ruth 2:1-23; 2 Peter 3:14-18
(Maximilian Kolbe, 1941; Kaj Munk, 1944; martyrs)
Wednesday, August 15 – Psalm 81; Jeremiah 31:1-6; John 6:35-40
(Mary, Mother of Our Lord – Isaiah 61:7-11; Galatians 4:4-7; Luke 1:46-55)
Thursday, August 16 – Psalm 34:9-14; Job 11:1-20; Acts 6:8-15
Friday, August 17 – Psalm 34:9-14; Job 12:1-25; Romans 16:17-20
Saturday, August 18 – Psalm 34:9-14; Job 13:1-19; John 4:7-26
Sunday, August 19 – Proverbs 9:1-6; Ephesians 5:15-20; John 6:51-58
Produced by a Jesuit (Roman Catholic) group from the United Kingdom, Pray-as-you-go is a podcast consisting of music, scripture, and questions for reflection. New podcasts are posted every weekday and once each weekend. Just click the link above and then click on today’s date; if you’d like, you can download a week’s worth of entries at a time and listen to them at your leisure. A great way to start or end your day.
Print Devotions at St. Paul’s
Throughout the year, St. Paul’s makes a number of free devotional resources available in print to anyone who would like them. They are generally located in the racks in the ramp entryway. Please feel free to take one for yourself or for a friend!