Daybreak for July 21, 2022

  • Thursday of the 16th Week in Ordinary Time
  • Optional Memorial of St. Lawrence of Brindisi, 1559-1619; possessed a gift of languages; as a Capuchin, he preached to the Jews in Italy–and the rabbis felt sure he was a Jew who had become a Christian, because of his knowledge of Hebrew; became minister general of the Capuchins in 1602; served as a papal emissary and peacemaker; died of serious illness in Lisbon while on a peacemaking mission
  • Office of Readings and Morning Prayer for 7/21/22
  • Gospel: Matthew 13:10-17