Daybreak for August 4, 2023

  • Friday of the 17th Week in Ordinary Time
  • Memorial of St. John Vianney, the Curé d’Ars, 1786-1859; a poor student, but he was determined to be a priest; his work as a confessor is his most remarkable accomplishment, spending up to 16 hours per day in the confessional; patron of parish priests worldwide
  • Office of Readings and Morning Prayer for 8/4/23
  • Gospel: Matthew 13:54-58