Daybreak for June 22, 2023

  • Thursday of the 11th Week in Ordinary Time
  • Optional Memorial of Saints John Fisher and Thomas More; More was a literary scholar, eminent lawyer, gentleman, father of four children, and chancellor of England; Fisher was a priest who was asked to study the question of King Henry VIII’s marriage to Catherine of Aragon, which he affirmed to be valid; both rejected Henry’s remarriage and claim to be the head of the Church of England, and were executed in 1535
  • Office of Readings and Morning Prayer for 6/22/23
  • Gospel: Matthew 6:7-15