Daybreak for September 1, 2023

  • Friday of the 21st Week in Ordinary Time
  • Saint of the Day: St. Giles, 650-710; Athenian of noble birth; left his home and sailed for France, first taking up his abode in a wilderness near the mouth of the Rhone river, afterward near the river Gard, and, finally, in the diocese of Nimes; he spent many years conversing only with God; he was esteemed by the French king; he admitted several disciples, founded a monastery, and established excellent discipline therein
  • Office of Readings and Morning Prayer for 9/1/23
  • Gospel: Matthew 25:1-13