Daybreak for May 4, 2023

  • Thursday of the Fourth Week of Easter
  • Saint of the Day: St. John Payne, 1532-1582; born in England, and was ordaine in Douai in 1576; he went back to England, and was arrested within a year; after release, he left England, but returned in 1579, and was again arrested after having been betrayed; he was imprisoned and tortured in the Tower of London, and finally condemned to death; one of the Martyrs of England and Wales
  • Office of Readings and Morning Prayer for 5/4/23
  • Gospel: John 13:16-20