Daybreak for September 3, 2022

  • Saturday of the 22nd Week in Ordinary Time
  • Memorial of St. Gregory the Great, 540-604; elected pope at the age of 50; removed unworthy priests, forbade taking money for many services, and emptied the papal treasury to ransom prisoners of the Lombards and to care for persecuted Jews and victims of plague and famine; known for his reform of the liturgy
  • Office of Readings and Morning Prayer for 9/3/22
  • Gospel: Luke 6:1-5