Daily Devotions

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 C, the year in which our gospel readings on Sundays come largely from the Gospel of Luke. 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 occasions may also have their own appointed readings, which are listed below when applicable. Please find the daily readings below:

Sunday, December 16 – Zephaniah 3:14-20; Philippians 4:4-7; Luke 3:7-18
Monday, December 17 – Isaiah 11:1-9; Isaiah 40:1-11; Romans 8:22-25
Tuesday, December 18 – Isaiah 11:1-9; Isaiah 19:18-25; 2 Peter 1:2-15
Wednesday, December 19 – Isaiah 11:1-9; Isaiah 35:3-7; Luke 7:18-30
Thursday, December 20 – Psalm 80:1-7; Amos 6:1-8; 2 Corinthians 8:1-15
Friday, December 21 – Psalm 80:1-7; Amos 8:4-12; 2 Corinthians 9:1-15
Saturday, December 22 – Luke 1:46-55b; Amos 9:8-15; Luke 1:57-66
Sunday, December 23 – Luke 1:46b-55; Micah 4:6-8; 2 Peter 1:16-21
(Fourth Sunday of Advent – Micah 5:2-5a; Hebrews 10:5-10; Luke 1:39-55)
Monday, December 24 – Isaiah 9:2-7; Titus 2:11-14; Luke 2:1-20
Tuesday, December 25 – Isaiah 62:6-12; Titus 3:4-7; Luke 2:1-20 (AM)
– Isaiah 52:7-10; Hebrews 1:1-12; John 1:1-14 (PM)
Wednesday, December 26 – Psalm 148; 2 Chronicles 24:17-24; Acts 6:1-7, 7:51-60
(Stephen, Deacon and Martyr – Acts 6:8-7:2a, 51-60; Matthew 23:34-39)
Thursday, December 27 – Psalm 148; Proverbs 8:32-36; John 21:19b-24
(John, Apostle and Evangelist – Genesis 1:1-5, 26-31; 1 John 1:1-2:2; John 21:20-25)
Friday, December 28 – Psalm 148; Isaiah 54:1-13; Revelation 21:1-7
The Holy Innocents, Martyrs – Jeremiah 31:15-17; 1 Peter 4:12-19; Matthew 2:13-18)
Saturday, December 29 – Psalm 147:12-20; 1 Chronicles 28:1-10; 1 Corinthians 3:10-17
Sunday, December 30 – Psalm 147:12-20; 2 Chronicles 1:7-13; Mark 13:32-37
Monday, December 31 – Psalm 147:12-20; 1 Kings 3:5-14; John 8:12-19
Tuesday, January 1 – Numbers 6:22-27; Philippians 2:5-11; Luke 2:15-21 (Name of Jesus)
Wednesday, January 2 – Psalm 147:12-20; Proverbs 1:1-7; James 3:13-18

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.

Pray-As-You-Go
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.

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