Daybreak for May 16, 2023

  • Tuesday of the Sixth Week of Easter
  • Saint of the Day: St. Simon Stock, 1165-1265; accompanied a Carmelite community from the Holy Land to Europe, and founded many Carmelite communities; received an apparition from the Virgin Mary in 1251, in which she said, “Receive, my beloved son, this scapular of thy Order; it is the special sign of my favor, which I have obtained for the and for thy children of Mount Carmel. He who dies clothed with this habit shall be preserved from eternal fire.”
  • Office of Readings and Morning Prayer for 5/16/23
  • Gospel: John 16:5-11