These short readings are those read, day by day, at community prayer in Taizé. The Bible reference given indicates a slightly longer passage.
Mon, 23 January
Paul writes: God never revokes his gifts or his call.
Tue, 24 January
You came near when I called you, Lord, and you said, “Do not be afraid.”
Wed, 25 January
Jesus sent out his disciples, saying: Go out to the whole world; proclaim the gospel to all creation.
Thu, 26 January
Jesus said: I am the true vine. Just as a branch cannot bear fruit unless it remains part of the vine, neither can you bear fruit unless you remain in me.
Fri, 27 January
Moses said to the people: Choose life: loving the Lord your God, listening to the Lord’s voice, holding fast to him — for in this your life consists.
Sat, 28 January
John writes: We declare to you what we have seen and heard so that you also may have fellowship with us; and our fellowship is with the Father and with his Son Jesus Christ.
1 John 1:1-4
SUN, 29 January
Jesus’ disciples came to him and he taught them saying: Happy are the poor in spirit, the kingdom of heaven is theirs.
Mon, 30 January
Jesus said: Truly, I tell you, the one who becomes humble like a child is the greatest in the kingdom of heaven.