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 readings generally coming from Mark or 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, commemorations, and other occasions may also have their own appointed readings, which are listed below when applicable. Please find the daily readings below:
Sunday, January 17 (Second Sunday after the Epiphany)
(Antony of Egypt, renewer of the church, c. 356; Pachomius, renewer of the church, 346)
1 Samuel 3:1-20; Psalm 139:1-6, 13-18; 1 Corinthians 6:12-20; John 1:43-51
Monday, January 18
(Confession of Peter; Week of Prayer for Christian Unity Begins)
Confession: Acts 3:8-13; Psalm 18:1-6, 16-19; 1 Corinthians 10:1-5; Matthew 16:13-19
Psalm 86; 1 Samuel 9:27-10:8; 2 Corinthians 6:14-7:1
Tuesday, January 19
(Henry, Bishop of Uppsala, martyr, 1156)
Psalm 86; 1 Samuel 15:10-31; Acts 5:1-11
Wednesday, January 20
Psalm 86; Genesis 16:1-14; Luke 18:15-17
Thursday, January 21
(Agnes, martyr, c. 304)
Psalm 62:5-12; Jeremiah 19:1-15; Revelation 18:11-20
Friday, January 22
Psalm 62:5-12; Jeremiah 20:7-13; 2 Peter 3:1-7
Saturday, January 23
Psalm 62:5-12; Jeremiah 20:14-18; Luke 10:13-16
Sunday, January 24 (Third Sunday after the Epiphany)
Jonah 3:1-5, 10; Psalm 62:5-12; 1 Corinthians 7:29-31; Mark 1:14-20
The daily lectionary readings can be easily found by using the “DailyLectio” app, available in the Google Play and Apple stores on your mobile device.
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.