Daybreak for February 8, 2021

  • Monday of the Fifth Week in Ordinary Time
  • Optional Memorial of St. Jerome Emiliani, 1486-1537; imprisoned while a soldier; learned to pray, and when released, studied for the priesthood; founded the Clerks Regular of Somasca, dedicated to the care of orphans and the education of youth; died from a disease caught while tending the sick
  • Office of Readings and Morning Prayer for 2/8/21
  • Gospel: Mark 6:53-56