Daybreak for July 27, 2023

  • Thursday of the 16th Week in Ordinary Time
  • Saint of the Day: St. Titus Brandsma, 1881-1942; Dutch Carmelite priest, known for his intellect and scholarship; he was singled out as an enemy of the Nazis, because he fought the spread of Nazism in Europe; he was sent to various concentration camps, where he demonstrated charity and concern; he was martyred at Dachau
  • Office of Readings and Morning Prayer for 7/27/23
  • Gospel: Matthew 13:10-17