Daybreak for March 9, 2023

  • Thursday of the Second Week of Lent
  • Commemoration of St. Frances of Rome, 1384-1440; born of wealthy parents, married, and joined with an in-law to serve the poor; after losing two children, Frances opened a section of her house as a hospital and founded a society of women bound by no vows, to serve the poorest of the poor; after the death of her husband, Frances lived the remainder of her life with the society
  • Office of Readings and Morning Prayer for 3/9/23
  • Gospel: Luke 16:19-31