Daybreak for August 17, 2022

  • Wednesday of the 20th Week in Ordinary Time
  • Saint of the Day: St. Clare of Montefalco, 1268-1308; joined a convent of Franciscan tertiaries and succeeded her sister as abbess; let an austere life, devoted to the Passion of Christ and His Cross; on her death, an image of the Cross was found imprinted on her heart, and her body remained incorrupt
  • Office of Readings and Morning Prayer for 8/17/22
  • Gospel: Matthew 20:1-16