Daybreak for March 18, 2021

  • Thursday of the Fourth Week of Lent
  • Commemoration of St. Cyril of Jerusalem, 315-386; bishop and doctor of the church; while bishop of Jerusalem, he was condemned by the Arians and driven from the city, but later vindicated; at the Council of Constantinople, he accepted the word, “consubstantial,” referring to Christ being of the same substance or nature as the Father; the Council praised him as a champion of orthodoxy
  • Office of Readings and Morning Prayer for 3/18/21
  • Gospel: John 5:31-47