Daybreak for January 23, 2023

  • Monday of the Third Week in Ordinary Time
  • Saint of the Day: St. Marianne Cope; as provincial of the Sisters of the Third Order of St. Francis in Syracuse, New York, she led a team to Hawaii to run the receiving station for those suspected of having leprosy; opened a hospital and school for girls on the island of Maui; opened a home for “unprotected women and girls” on Molokai, where she also took charge of the home that St. Damien de Veuster had established for boys
  • Day of prayer for the full restoration of the legal guarantee of the right to life and of penance for violations to the dignity of the human person committed through acts of abortion
  • Office of Readings and Morning Prayer for 1/23/23
  • Gospel: Mark 3:22-30