Daybreak for February 1, 2021

  • Monday of the Fourth Week in Ordinary Time
  • Saint of the Day: St. Brigid of Ireland, 451-525; there are many stories of her purity in childhood; her father intended to sell her to the king of Leinster, but the king saw that “her merit before God is greater than ours”; made a vow of chastity, and prayed that her beauty would be taken so that nobody would want to marry her; her beauty was restored when she made her final vows
  • Office of Readings and Morning Prayer for 2/1/21
  • Gospel: Mark 5:1-20