Daybreak for August 23, 2022

  • Tuesday of the 21st Week in Ordinary Time
  • Optional Memorial of St. Rose of Lima, 1586-1617; forbidden by her parents to enter a convent, so she lived a life of penance and solitude at home as a member of the Third Order of St. Dominic; cared for homeless children, the elderly, and the sick in her house; at her death, the city turned out for her funeral
  • Office of Readings and Morning Prayer for 8/23/22
  • Gospel: Matthew 23:23-26