Daybreak for April 13, 2023

  • Thursday in the Octave of Easter
  • Saint of the Day: St. Martin I; elected pope in 649, when a heresy which held that Christ had no human will was popular in the East; the emperor sent troops to Rome to seize Martin and bring him to Constantinople; Martin was tortured, but saved from execution by the pleas of the patriarch of Constantinople; Martin died shortly thereafter, in 655
  • Office of Readings and Morning Prayer for 4/13/23
  • Gospel: Luke 24:35-48