Daybreak for April 28, 2023

  • Friday of the Third Week of Easter
  • Optional Memorial of St. Peter Chanel, 1803-1841; born in France, and joined the Marists after ordination; went as a missionary to Futuna Island, northeast of Fiji, where he learned the language and maintained a serene and gentle spirit, plus endless patience; when the chieftain’s son asked to baptized, the chieftain ordered Fr. Peter to be clubbed to death; but within two years after Peter Chanel’s death, the entire island became Catholic, and has remained so
  • Office of Readings and Morning Prayer for 4/28/23
  • Gospel: John 6:52-59