Daybreak for July 5, 2023

  • Wednesday of the 13th Week in Ordinary Time
  • Optional Memorial of St. Anthony Mary Zaccaria, 1502-1539; gave up life as a doctor to become a religious; helped to found three religious congregations–one for men, one for women, and another for married couples–the Barnabites; he encouraged the collaboration of laity in the apostolate, frequent communion, Forty Hours devotion, and the ringing of church bells on Friday at 3 p.m.; died at the age of 36
  • Office of Readings and Morning Prayer for 7/5/23
  • Gospel: Matthew 8:28-34