Daily Reflection Questions for May 2016

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Date Liturgical CalendarReflection Question
April 28   Jn 15:9-11 When do I proclaim God’s joy with others? How do I play?
April 29 Catherine of Siena, Virgin, Doctor of the Church Jn 15:12-17 Am I willing to lay down my life for my friends?
April 30   Ps 100:1-3, 5 “Serve the Lord with gladness.” How do I serve the Lord?
May 1 6th Sunday in Easter Jn 14: 23-29 "Do not let your hearts be troubled or afraid." What is strength of my relationship with God?
May 2 Athanasius, Bishop and Doctor Jn 15:26 - 16:4a How do I bear witness to the “Spirit of truth” in my life?
May 3 Philip and James, Apostles 1 Cor 15: 1-8 When do I “stand firm” in the gospel preached to me?
May 4   Acts 17:15, 22 to 18:1 In what manner in I being asked to “reform my life?”
May 5 Ascension of the Lord Eph 1:17-23 How do I seek to be enlightened and know the great hope God has called me?
May 6   Jn 16:20-23a How joyful am I able to be in my daily encounters with others?
May 7   Jn 16:23b-28 “In you alone, I am fulfilled.” How am I fulfilled?
May 8 7th Sunday of Easter Rv 22:12-14, 16-17, 20 “Let the one who thirsts come forward … receive the gift of life-giving water.” What do I thirst for?
May 9   Jn 16:29-33 Where do I find courage in the midst of my suffering?
May 10   Jn 17: 1-11a How do I continue to follow Jesus and share my faith with my family and friends?
May 11   Jn 17: 11b-19 What is my longing as I seek out the truth?
May 12   Acts 22:30, and 23:6-11 How do I bear witness to God’s Word under pressure or persecution?
May 13 Our Lady of Fatima Jn 21:15-19 “Feed my lambs, tend my sheep, feed my sheep, and follow me.”
May 14 Matthias, Apostle Acts 1:15-17, 20-26 What message is God reading in my heart today?
May 15 Pentecost Sunday Jn 20: 19-23 How am I being sent by the Spirit to do good works in the world today?
    Ordinary Time
May 16   Mk 9:14-29 Where do I pray and fast in my life? (in my car, home, office, church)
May 17   Ps 55: 7-11, 23 “Throw your cares on the Lord, and he will support you.” Do I lean into the Lord when needed?
May 18 John I, Pope and Martyr Jas 4:13-17 “If the Lord wills it, we shall live to do this or that.” What is my attitude about life?
May 19   Mk 9:41-50 How have I learned from my experiences? Do I?
May 20 Bernardine of Siena, Missionary Jas 5:9-12 Am I able to persevere through hardships and be patient?
May 21   Mk 10:13-16 How am I able to share or receive the gift of healing touch?
May 22 Trinity Sunday Rom 5:1-5 When has the love of God been poured out in my heart, and when have I shared it?
May 23   Mk 10:17-27 “With God all things are possible.” Am I independent or interdependent?
May 24   Mk 10:28-31 What have I given up in order to follow Jesus?
May 25 Bede the Venerable Mk 10:32-45 How am I “amazed” by God’s works?
May 26 Philip Neri Mk 10:46-52 What do I desire from Jesus? And am I ready accept what he gives me?
May 27   1Pt 4:7-13 How will I serve others with the gifts I have received from God?
May 28   Ps 63: 2-6 “My soul is thirsting for you, O Lord my God.”
May 29 Body and Blood of Christ Lk 9:11b-17 How does God satisfy my hunger?
May 30   2Pt 1:2-7 What do I supplement my faith with to strengthen it?
May 31 Visitation of Mary to Elizabeth Feast Lk 1: 39-56 How do I balance my service for others with solitude and quiet for communion with God?

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