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 A, the year in which our gospel readings on Sundays come largely from the Gospel of Matthew. 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 8 (Second Sunday of Advent)
Jeremiah 23:1-6; Colossians 1:11-20; Luke 23:33-43
Monday, December 9
Psalm 21; Isaiah 24:1-16a; 1 Thessalonians 4:1-12
Tuesday, December 10
Psalm 21; Isaiah 41:14-20; Romans 15:14-21
Wednesday, December 11
Psalm 21; Genesis 15:1-18; Matthew 12:33-37
Thursday, December 12
Psalm 146:5-10; Ruth 1:6-18; 2 Peter 3:1-10
Friday, December 13 (Lucy, martyr, 304)
Psalm 146:5-10; Ruth 4:13-17; 2 Peter 3:11-18
Saturday, December 14 (John of the Cross, renewer of the church, 1591)
Psalm 146:5-10; 1 Samuel 2:1-8; Luke 3:1-8
Sunday, December 15 (Third Sunday of Advent)
Isaiah 35:1-10; Luke 1:46b-55; James 5:7-10; Matthew 11:2-11
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.