Daybreak for April 27, 2023

  • Thursday of the Third Week of Easter
  • Saint of the Day: St. Zita, 1212-1278; became a housekeeper for a rich weaver in Lucca, Italy, at the age of 12, and remained with the family for the rest of her life; found time every day to attend mass and recite prayers, as well as carry out her household duties; her employers eventually gave Zita free reign over her working schedule, and she busied herself with viists to the sick and imprisoned; sought out by important people; patroness of domestic workers
  • Office of Readings and Morning Prayer for 4/27/23
  • Gospel: John 6:44-51