Daybreak for June 19, 2023

  • Monday of the 11th Week in Ordinary Time
  • Optional Memorial of St. Romuald, 950-1027; watched his father kill a man, which horrified him, fleeing to a monastery; he was gently ejected after a period; spent thirty years founding monasteries and hermitages; in later life, his father became a monk, wavered, but remained faithful due to the encouragement from his son
  • Office of Readings and Morning Prayer for 6/19/23
  • Gospel: Matthew 5:38-42