Daybreak for September 17, 2020

  • Thursday of the 24th Week in Ordinary Time
  • Optional Memorial of St. Robert Bellarmine, 1542-1621; Bishop and Doctor of the Church; as Cardinal of Naples, he defended the Holy See against anti-clericals in Venice and against political tenets of James I of England; spiritual father of St. Aloysius Gonzaga; helped St. Francis de Sales obtain approval for the Visitation order; left many important writings
  • Office of Readings and Morning Prayer for 9/17/20
  • Gospel: Luke 7:36-50