Daybreak for July 20, 2023

  • Thursday of the 15th Week in Ordinary Time
  • Saint of the Day: St. Apollinaris; sent by St. Peter to be the first bishop of Ravenna; pagans beat him and drove him from the city; he returned, and was exiled, three more times; on his fourth return, he died from wounds received in a savage beating at Classis, a suburb of Ravenna, about 79 A.D.
  • Office of Readings and Morning Prayer for 7/20/23
  • Gospel: Matthew 11:28-30