Daybreak for October 20, 2021

  • Wednesday of the 29th Week in Ordinary Time
  • Optional Memorial of St. Paul of the Cross, 1694-1775; born in northern Italy, spent time as a soldier, then turned to solitary prayer, developing a devotion to Christ’s passion; founded the Congregation of the Passion–the Passionists–in 1720, and became its superior general, spending the rest of his life in Rome
  • Office of Readings and Morning Prayer for 10/20/21
  • Gospel: Luke 12:39-48