Daybreak for January 16, 2023

  • Monday of the Second Week in Ordinary Time
  • Saint of the Day: St. Fursey; 7th Century Irish monastic founder; founded Rathmat Abbey; in 630, he went to East Anglia, where he founded a monastery near Ugremouth; later, he went to France to build a monastery near Paris; St. Bede and other wrote about his intense ecstasies; died 650 A.D.
  • Office of Readings and Morning Prayer for 1/16/23
  • Gospel: Mark 2:18-22