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, April 18 (Third Sunday of Easter)
Acts 3:12-19; Psalm 4; 1 John 3:1-7; Luke 24:36b-48
Monday, April 19, 2021
(Olavus Petri, priest, 1552; Laurentius Petri, Bishop of Uppsala, 1573; renewers of the church)
Psalm 150; Jeremiah 30:1-11a; 1 John 3:10-16
Tuesday, April 20, 2021
Psalm 150; Hosea 5:15-6:6; 2 John 1:1-6
Wednesday, April 21, 2021
(Anselm, Bishop of Canterbury, 1109)
Psalm 150; Proverbs 9:1-6; Mark 16:9-18
Thursday, April 22, 2021
Psalm 23; Genesis 30:25-43; Acts 3:17-26
Friday, April 23, 2021
(Toyohiko Kagawa, renewer of society, 1960)
Psalm 23; Genesis 46:28-47:6; Acts 4:1-4
Saturday, April 24, 2021
Psalm 23; Genesis 48:8-19; Mark 6:30-34
Sunday, April 25 (Fourth Sunday of Easter / Mark, Evangelist)
Acts 4:5-12; Psalm 23; 1 John 3:16-24; John 10:11-18
(Mark: Isaiah 52:7-10; Psalm 57; 2 Timothy 4:6-11, 18; Mark 1:1-15)
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.