Daybreak for January 17, 2022

  • Monday of the Second Week in Ordinary Time
  • Memorial of St. Anthony of Egypt, 251-356; gave up his inheritance, and spent most of his life in solitude; attracted many people for spiritual healing and guidance; founded a monastery of “scattered cells”; hoped to be a martyr in the Roman persecution of 311; fought the Arian heresy; died at 105
  • Office of Readings and Morning Prayer forr 1/17/22
  • Gospel: Mark 2:18-22