Daybreak for January 13, 2023

  • Friday of the First Week in Ordinary Time
  • Optional Memorial of St. Hilary, 315-368; raised a pagan, met the God of nature in scriptures, and converted; fought the Arian heresy, and was banished from France by the Emperor; some semi-Arians invited him to a council to countereact the Council of Nicea, but he defended the Church; the Arians pleaded with the emperor to “send this troublemaker back home”; Hilary was welcome by his people
  • Office of Readings and Morning Prayer for 1/13/23
  • Gospel: Mark 2:1-12