Daybreak for August 22, 2023

  • Tuesday of the 20th Week in Ordinary Time
  • Memorial of the Queenship of the Blessed Virgin Mary; established by Pope Pius XII in 1954, but with roots in scripture; at the Annunciation, Gabriel announced that Mary’s Son would receive the throne of David and rule forever; at the Visitation, Elizabeth calls Mary “mother of my Lord”; Her queenship is a share in Jesus’ kingship
  • Office of Readings and Morning Prayer for 8/22/23
  • Gospel: Matthew 19:23-30