Daybreak for January 7, 2023

  • Saturday of the Second Week of Christmas
  • Optional Memorial of St. Raymond of Pennafort, 1175-1275; became a famous teacher, and gave it up to join the Dominicans; with King James of Aragon and St. Peter Nolasco he founded the Order of Our Lady of Ransom; went with King James to Majorca, where the king set a poor example; Raymond told him to send the woman away, but the king did not; Raymond left the island miraculously, and the king repented; St. Raymond is the patron of canonists
  • Office of Readings and Morning Prayer for 1/7/23
  • Gospel: John 2:1-11