Daybreak for June 9, 2023

  • Friday of the Ninth Week in Ordinary Tim
  • Optional Memorial of St. Ephrem, 306-373; poet, teacher, orator, defender of the faith; born in Mesopotamia, fled as a refugee to Edessa; his works reflect a deep insight and knowledge of the scriptures; lived in cave overlooking Edessa, and died there in 373
  • Office of Readings and Morning Prayer for 6/9/23
  • Gospel: Mark 12:35-37