Daybreak for April 28, 2022

  • Thursday of the Second Week of Easter
  • Optional Memorial of St. Peter Chanel, 1803-1841; born in France, with a desire to be a missionary; joined the Marists at age 28, and was sent to Futuna Island, northeast of Fiji; mastered the language, but had little apparent success aside from a few natives who were baptized; when the chieftain’s son asked to be baptized, Fr. Chanel was clubbed to death; but two years later, the whole island became Catholic, and has remained so
  • Office of Readings and Morning Prayer for 4/28/22
  • Gospel: John 3:31-36