Daily Reflection Questions for April 2018

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DateLiturgical CalendarReflection Question
April 1 The Resurrection of the Lord John 20:1-9 In what way is the resurrection happening within me?
April 3 Monday in the Octave of Easter Matthew 28:8-15 How does the news of Jesus’ resurrection touch my heart?
April 4 Wednesday in the Octave of Easter Psalm 33:5 “The earth is full of the goodness of the Lord.” How am I experiencing this?
April 5 Thursday in the Octave of Easter Luke 24:13-35 “Were not our hearts burning within us while he spoke to us on the way and opened the Scriptures to us?”
April 6 Friday in the Octave of Easter Luke 24:35-46 In what ways do I recognize Jesus in the breaking of bread?
April 7 Saturday in the Octave of Easter Psalm 118:24 “This is the day the Lord has made; let us be glad and rejoice in it.”
April 8 Second Sunday of Easter/Divine Mercy Mark 16:9-15 To whom do I intentionally proclaim the gospel?
April 9 Annunciation of the Lord John 20:27 “Bring your hand and feel the place of the nails and believe.”
April 10   Luke 1:26-38 How am I, like Mary, being open to the will of God?
April 11   Acts 4:32-37 How am I bearing witness to the resurrection of the Lord Jesus?
April 12   John 3:16-21 How has my life been changed by God’s love for me?
April 13   Psalm 34:2, 9, 17-18, 19-20 “The Lord is close to the brokenhearted.” How have I experienced this?
April 14   Psalm 27 1, 4, 13-14 “One thing I seek: to dwell in the house of the Lord.”
April 15   John 6:16-21 As a disciple of Christ, what message am I to share?
April 16 Third Sunday of Easter Luke 24:35-48 How am I growing in understanding the scriptures?
April 17   Acts 6:8-15 In whose wisdom and spirit do I listen? What does it teach me?
April 18   Acts 7:51-8:1a To whom do I turn in the face of adversity?
April 19   Acts 8:1b-8 How do I welcome joy in my life?
April 20   John 6:44-51 What am I learning as I listen to God’s word?
April 21   John 6:52-59 In what way does the Eucharist nourish me?
April 22   John 6:60-69 What do I find challenging by Jesus’s invitation to follow him?
April 23 Fourth Sunday of Easter First Letter of St. John 3:1-2 “Beloved, we are God’s children now.” Do I believe this?
April 24   Psalm 42:2-3; 43:3, 4 What is it like to be “a thirst for the living God”?
April 25   John 10:22-30 What invitation am I hearing from the Shepherd’s voice?
April 26 Mark Evangelist Mark Evangelist First Letter of Peter 5:5b-14 How am I clothing myself in humility?
April 27   Psalm 89:2-3,21-22, 25, 27 What favors have I received from the Lord?
April 28   John 14:1-6 “Do not let your hearts be troubled.” How do these words reassure me?
April 29   Acts 13:44-52 How am I being a light to those I encounter?
April 30 Fifth Sunday of Easter In what ways is the Word of God pruning me to bear much fruit this Easter season?
April 31   John 14:21-26 What do I want the Advocate, the Holy Spirit, to teach me?

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