Daybreak for August 1, 2023

  • Tuesday of the 17th Week in Ordinary Time
  • Memorial of St. Alphonsus Liguori, 1696-1787; born near Naples, and graduated in law at the age of 16; against much opposition, he was ordained a priest in 1726; in 1732, he founded the Congregation of the Most Holy Redeemer, also known as the Redemptorists; appointed bishop of St. Agatha in 1756; retired, and died in his convent in 1787
  • Office of Readings and Morning Prayer for 8/1/23
  • Gospel: Matthew 13:36-43