Daily Reflections January 2019 Cycle C, Year II
Daily Reflections January 2019 Cycle A
Jan. 1. Solemnity of Mary. Lk 2:16-21. What graces and blessings do you ask God for the new year?
Jan. 2. Basil and Gregory, mem. Jn 1:19-28. How is God leading you along paths of peace and justice?
Jan. 3. Jn 1:29-34. How do you experience the Lord’s faithfulness in your life?
Jan. 4. Elizabeth Ann Seton, mem. Jn 1:35-42. How do you respond to Jesus’ question: “What are you looking for?”
Jan. 5. Epiphany. Mt 2:1-12. The mystery hidden before all ages is revealed to us today. What epiphanies have you experienced?
Jan. 6. Mt 4:12-17, 23-25. What areas of your heart need healing so you may better walk in the light of Christ?
Jan. 7. Mk 6:34-44. In what ways can you bring glad tidings to the poor?
Jan. 8. Mk 6:45-52. Reflect on Jesus’ words “do not be afraid.” What meaning does this message hold for you?
Jan. 9. Lk 4:14-22a. How has God anointed you to be a messenger of the good news of God’s love in Jesus?
Jan. 10. Lk 5:12-26. In what ways do you wish to be made clean by Jesus’ healing touch?
Jan. 11. Jn 3:22-30. Take some time to be with Jesus, the bridegroom. How is God seeking to dwell in your heart?
Jan. 12. Baptism of the Lord. Lk 3:13-17. How do you experience yourself as beloved of God?
Jan. 13. Mk 1:14-20. What is your image of the kingdom of God? How do you play a part in this vision?
Jan. 14. Mk 1:21-28. How have I experienced kindness from God? From others? What kindness might I offer today?
Jan. 15. Mk 1:29-39. How do you experience Jesus as the “fountain of life” and “God’s saving light” ?
Jan. 16. Mk 1:40-45. In what part of your life do you seek healing from Jesus?
Jan. 17. Anthony, mem. Mk 2:1-12. What actions of Jesus astound you?
Jan. 18. Mk 2:13-17. Are there people who are not included in your circle of concern? Who are they and why?
Jan. 19. 2nd Sunday in OT. John 1:29-34. Imagine beholding the Lamb of God in the faces of others. How is that experience for you?
Jan. 20. Mk 2:18-22. How do you celebrate the coming of the Lord now that we have moved to Ordinary Time?
Jan. 21. Agnes, mem. Mk 2:23-28. Enlighten my heart, O God, that I may know the hope that belongs to my call.
Jan. 22. Prayer for Legal Protection of Unborn Children. Mk 3:1-6. Recall a time that you left your comfort zone to aid another. Give thanks that the spirit of God dwells in you.
Jan. 23. Mk 3 :7-12. Jesus is the Son of God. What is your favorite identification of Jesus ? Why ?
Jan. 24. Frances de Sales, mem. Mk 3 :13-19. What do you need to come out of the darkness and into the light ?
Jan. 25. Conversion of St. Paul. Mk 16:15-18. How do you experience yourself as a disciple of Jesus? What spiritual gifts have been given to you?
Jan. 26. 3rd Sunday in OT. Mt 4:12-23. How is Jesus calling you to be good news for others?
Jan. 27. Mk 3:22-30. What wondrous deeds has the Lord wrought in your life?
Jan. 28. Thomas Aquinas, mem. Mk 3:31-35. How is God showing you kindness and truth?
Jan. 29. Mk 4:1-20. What do you need for the seed of God’s word to take further root and grow in you?
Jan. 30. Mk 4:21-25. What gifts has God given to you? How are you using them?
Jan. 31. Mk 4:26-34. Reflect on your favorite image of the Kingdom of God. How can you manifest that image in your life?