Daybreak for January 24, 2023

  • Tuesday of the Third Week in Ordinary Time
  • Memorial of St. Francis de Sales, 1567-1622; studied law at Padua, and later was ordained and elected provost of the Diocese of Geneva, then a center for the Calvinists, whom he worked to convert; became bishop of Geneva at 35; wrote “Introduction to the Devout Life” and “A Treatise on the Love of God”; worked with St. Jane Frances de Chantal to establish the Sisters of the Visitation
  • Office of Readings and Morning Prayer for 1/24/23
  • Gospel: Mark 3:31-35