Daybreak for July 21, 2021

  • Wednesday of the 16th Week in Ordinary Time
  • Optional Memorial of St. Lawrence of Brindisi, 1559-1619; Franciscan Capuchin known for his gift of languages, which allowed him to study the Bible in its original texts and preach to the Jews of Italy; elected minister general of the Capuchins in 1602; papal emissary and peacemaker
  • Office of Readings and Morning Prayer for 7/21/21
  • Gospel: Matthew 13:1-9