Daybreak for July 11, 2023

  • Tuesday of the 14th Week in Ordinary Time
  • Memorial of St. Benedict, 480-547; born in central Italy, and drawn to monasticism; lived in a cave as a hermit for three years; some followers chose him as their leader, but disliked his strictness; but he had the idea of gathering various families of monks to give them the benefit of unity, fraternity, and permanent worship in one house; he began building Monte Cassino; The Rule that gradually developed prescribed a life of liturgical prayer, study, manual labor, and living together in community under a common abbot
  • Office of Readings and Morning Prayer for 7/11/23
  • Gospel: Matthew 9:32-38