Daybreak for March 5, 2022

  • Saturday after Ash Wednesday
  • Saint of the Day: St. John Joseph of the Cross, 1654-1734; joined the Franciscans at the age of 16, and was assigned to establish a new friary even before being ordained; served as novice master, guardian, and provincial; when his term as provincial expired, he dedicated himself to hearing confessions and practicing mortification–in contrast to the so-called “Age of Enlightenment” which was dawning
  • Office of Readings and Morning Prayer for 3/5/22
  • Gospel: Luke 5:27-32