Daybreak for February 8, 2022

  • Tuesday of the Fifth Week in Ordinary Time
  • Optional Memorial of St. Jerome Emiliani, 1486-1537; irreligious soldier who spent time in prison and learned to pray; on his escape, began studying for the priesthood; cared for the sick and hungry during famine in northern Italy; founded the Clerks Regular of Somasca in 1532; died of a disease contracted while tending the sick
  • Office of Readings and Morning Prayer for 2/8/22
  • Gospel: Mark 7:1-13