Daybreak for January 17, 2023

  • Tuesday of the Second Week in Ordinary Time
  • Memorial of St. Anthony of Egypt, 251-356; gave his large inheritance to the poor at the age of 20, and spent most of his life in solitude; at 54, he founded a sort of monastery with scattered cells; at 60, he hoped to be a martyr in the Roman persecution; at 88, he fought the Arian heresy; died in solitude at age 105
  • Office of Readings and Morning Prayer for 1/17/23
  • Gospel: Mark 2:23-28