Daybreak for August 12, 2021

  • Thursday of the 19th Week in Ordinary Time
  • Optional Memorial of St. Jane Frances de Chantal, 1572-1641; widowed, she came under the spiritual guidance of St. Francis de Sales; Francis worked with her to found an order for those whose health, age, or other considerations barred them from entering other religious communities, the Visitation Nuns
  • Office of Readings and Morning Prayer for 8/12/21
  • Gospel: Matthew 18:21-19:1