Daybreak for August 9, 2019

  • Optional Memorial of St. Teresa Benedicta of the Cross, 1891-1942; brilliant philosopher, convert from Judaism; became a Carmelite nun in 1934; died in the gas chamber in Auschwitz
  • Friday of the 18th Week in Ordinary Time
  • Office of Readings and Morning Prayer for 8/9/19
  • Gospel: Matthew 16:24-28