Daybreak for March 17, 2022

  • Thursday of the Second Week of Lent
  • Commemoration of St. Patrick, 415-493; captured at the age of 16 and sold into slavery in Ireland; escaped, and underwent spiritual conversion; consecrated bishop at the age of 43; returned to Ireland to evangelize, where the faith had never been preached, obtaining protection of local kings, and made numerous converts
  • Office of Readings and Morning Prayer for 3/17/22
  • Gospel: Luke 16:19-31