Daybreak for June 30, 2023

  • Friday of the 12th Week in Ordinary Time
  • Optional Memorial of the First Martyrs of the Church of Rome; in 64 A.D., nearly half of Rome was destroyed by fire, likely caused by Nero; Nero blamed the Christians; many Christians were put to death, likely including Peter and Paul
  • Office of Readings and Morning Prayer for 6/30/23
  • Gospel: Matthew 8:1-4