Daybreak for August 2, 2023

  • Wednesday of the 17th Week in Ordinary Time
  • Optional Memorial of St. Eusebius of Vercelli, 300-371; first recorded bishop of Vercelli in Piedmont, in northwest Italy; reluctantly participated in a council to settle Catholic-Arian troubles, and refused to go along with the condemnation of Saint Athanasius; exiled by the emperor, until a new emperor allowed him to return to Vercelli
  • Office of Readings and Morning Prayer for 8/2/23
  • Gospel: Matthew 13:44-46