These short readings are those read, day by day, at community prayer in Taizé. The Bible reference given indicates a slightly longer passage.
Mon, 5 December
John wrote to the first Christians: Let what you heard in the beginning remain in you. Then you also will remain in the Son and in the Father.
1 John 2:24-28
Tue, 6 December
Jesus said: Will not God bring about justice for those who cry out to him day and night?
Wed, 7 December
The Lord says: I have given you my Spirit. My words that I have put in your mouth will not leave you from now on and forever.
Thu, 8 December
God chose us in Christ, before the world was made, to be holy and faultless before him in love.
Fri, 9 December
In Christ Jesus, you who were far away have been brought close.
Sat, 10 December
Make every effort to be found at peace. Understand that the great patience of God is for your salvation.
2 Peter 3:14-18
SUN, 11 December
Jesus said: Go back and report what you hear and see: the blind receive sight, the lame walk, the dead are raised to life, and good news is proclaimed to the poor.
Mon, 12 December
God says: Do not dwell upon the past; look, I am doing something new.