Daybreak for August 25, 2023

  • Friday of the 20th Week in Ordinary Time
  • Optional Memorial of St. Louis of France, 1214-1270; was devoted to his people, founding hospitals, visiting the sick, and caring even for people with leprosy; every day he had 13 special guests from among the poor to dine with him; led a crusade to North Africa in 1270, where the army was decimated by disease, including King Louis, who died
  • Office of Readings and Morning Prayer for 8/25/23
  • Gospel: Matthew 22:34-40
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