Daybreak for February 3, 2023

  • Friday of the Fourth Week in Ordinary Time
  • Optional Memorial of St. Blaise; Fourth Century bishop of Sebastea, Armenia; fled to the back country to escape persecution, and made friends with wild animals; hunters found him praying, surrounded by wolves, lions, and bears; as they hauled him to prison, a mother came with her son who had a fish bone lodged in his throat, and at Blaise’s command, the boy coughed up the bone; Blaise was tortured and beheaded
  • Office of Readings and Morning Prayer for 2/3/23
  • Gospel: Mark 6:14-29
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