Daybreak for May 9, 2023

  • Tuesday of the Fifth Week of Easter
  • Saint of the Day: St. Pachomius, 292-348; after his discharge from the emperor’s army, he was baptized, and joined an anchorite, Palemon; the two build a monastery on the banks of the Nile, and in a short time some one hundred monks joined them; ten other monasteries were built for men, and two nunneries for women; before Pachomius’ death, there were seven thousand monks in his houses; his order lasted in the East until the 11th Century
  • Office of Readings and Morning Prayer for 5/9/23
  • Gospel: John 14:27-31