These short readings are those read, day by day, at community prayer in Taizé. The Bible reference given indicates a slightly longer passage.
Mon, 24 October
Moses told the people: God set his heart on you and chose you, not because you are more numerous than other peoples, but out of love for you.
Tue, 25 October
Jesus said: My sheep listen to my voice. I know them, and they follow me. I give them eternal life, and they will never perish. No one will snatch them out of my hand.
Wed, 26 October
God finds his people in the desert, in a barren wasteland. God shields them and cares for them, guarding them as the apple of his eye.
Thu, 27 October
Paul writes to the Thessalonians: Despite great suffering, you welcomed the Word of God with the joy of the Holy Spirit, and so you became an model for all believers.
1 Thessalonians 1:1-7
Fri, 28 October
Jesus said: The will of the one who sent me is that I should lose none of those he has given me, but that I should raise them up on the last day.
Sat, 29 October
The Lord rescued me from enemies who were stronger than I am and set me in the open.
2 Samuel 22:17-20
SUN, 30 October
Zacchaeus climbed a tree to see Jesus as he passed. Jesus said to him: “Come down. Hurry, because I am to stay at your house today.” And he hurried down and welcomed him joyfully.
Mon, 31 October
Philip said to Jesus, “Lord, show us the Father and that will be enough for us.” Jesus said, “Anyone who has seen me has seen the Father.”