Daily Reflections December 2019 Cycle C, Year II
Daily Reflections December 2019 Cycle A
1 1st Sunday of Advent Mt 24:37-44 What are my plans to “stay awake” during this Advent time?
2 Ps 122:1-9 How will I go “rejoicing to the house of the Lord” this Advent season?
3 St. Frances Xavier Is 11:1-10 What is the new shoot growing in our midst this Advent?
4 Is 25:6-10a What tears do I need the Lord to wipe from my face?
5 Is 26:1-6 “Trust in the Lord forever!” Where am I most in need of trust today?
6 St. Nicholas 29:17-24 What in my life needs the touch of God’s mercy?
7 St. Ambrose, Doctor of Church Mt 9:35-10:1,5-8 How might I grow closer to God’s tenderness this Advent?
8 2nd Sunday of Advent Mt 3:1-12 What do I need to let go of in order to welcome a new kingdom in my life?
9 Immaculate Conception of the Virgin Mary Luke 1:26-38 What anxieties do I have today? Do I trust God with them?
10 Mt 18: 12-14 How large is the mercy I hold for others?
11 Mt 11:28-30 In what ways do I need to grow in gentleness of heart and humility?
12 Our Lady of Guadalupe Lk 1:39-47 How do I help others know Jesus?
13 St. Lucy Isa 48:17-19 “O Lord, teach me what is for my good and lead me in the way I should go?”
14 St. John of the Cross Sir 48:1-4.9-11 What is the word God is speaking in my heart?
15 3rd Sunday of Advent James 5:7-10 How patient have I been in this season of waiting?
16 Ps 25:4-9 “Teach me your ways, O Lord.” What do I want to learn from God today?
17 Ps 72:7-8 “Justice shall flourish in his time and fullness of peace forever.” How am I helping this happen?
18 Mt 1:18-25 When have I experienced faith and trust as strong as Joseph? What was that like?
19 Ps 71 “My mouth shall be filled with your praise, and I will sing your glory!” How have I experienced this?
20 Lk 1:26-38 How has my trust deepened in this season of Advent?
21 Lk 1:39-45 When have I felt oppressed and isolated, only later, to know the blessing that was mine?
22 4th Sunday of Advent Mt 1:18-24 How do I, like Joseph, trust in God’s providential care for me?
23 Lk 1:57-66 How have I been surprised this Advent?
24 Vigil of Christmas Ps 89:2-3 What favors from God have I been granted this Advent?
25 Nativity of the Lord Jn 1:1-18 How will I bring “the Word made flesh” to others?
26 Stephen, 1st Martyr Acts 6:8-10; 7:54-59 How do I find peace in the midst of conflicts and peer pressure?
27 John Apostle, Evangelist 1Jn 1:1-4 How am I empowered by love to overcome diversity with others?
28 The Holy Innocents, Martyrs Mt 2L13-18 How am I indifferent to the refugees and those fleeing violence today?
29 Holy Family of Jesus, Mary, and Joseph Col 3:12-21 How is “the peace of Christ” controlling my life?
30 6th Day, Octave of Christmas Lk 2:36-40 As this Christmas season unfolds, what are the deeper hungers of my heart?
31 7th Day, Octave of Christmas Jn 1:1-18 What fullness and grace is mine because of Jesus Christ?