Daybreak for March 23, 2023

  • Thursday of the Fourth Week of Lent
  • Commemoration of St. Turibius de Mongrovejo, 1538-1606; lawyer who was eventually appointed archbishop of Lima, Peru, in 1580; reformed the archdiocese, aided the poor, and defended the rights of Indians who were suffering under the occupation of Spain; founded schools, churches, hospitals, and the first seminary in the New World; also mastered several Indian dialects
  • Office of Readings and Morning Prayer for 3/23/23
  • Gospel: John 5:31-47