Daybreak for July 31, 2021

  • Memorial of St. Ignatius of Loyola, 1491-1556; while recovering from a war injury, he read a life of Christ and lives of the saints, and began his conversion; at the age of 43, he and six others began the Society of Jesus, also known as the Jesuits; his spiritual life was centered on the essential foundations of Christianity–the Trinity, Christ, and the Eucharist
  • Saturday of the 17th Week in Ordinary Time
  • Office of Readings and Morning Prayer for 7/31/21
  • Gospel: Matthew 14:1-12