Daybreak for November 3, 2022

  • Thursday of the 31st Week in Ordinary Time
  • Optional Memorial of St. Martin de Porres, 1579-1639; son of a freed woman of Panama, possibly black or indigenous, and a Spanish grandee of Lima, Peru; they never married, and the father deserted the family; Martin became Dominican, and spent nights in prayer, and days in nursing the sick and caring for the poor; known for ecstasies, bilocation, miraculous knowledge, instantaneous cures, and a remarkable rapport with animals; friend of St. Rose of Lima
  • Office of Readings and Morning Prayer for 11/3/22
  • Gospel: Luke 15:1-10