Daybreak for January 5, 2023

  • 12th Day of Christmas
  • Memorial of St. John Neumann, 1811-1860; born in what is now the Czech Republic, came to New York at the age of 25, and was ordained a priest; joined the Redemptorists, and became bishop of Philadelphia; organized the parochial school system in a diocesan one, increasing the number of pupils twentyfold; first American bishop to be beatified
  • Office of Readings and Morning Prayer for 1/5/23
  • Gospel: John 1:43-51