Daybreak for September 11, 2023

  • Monday of the 23rd Week in Ordinary Time
  • Saint of the Day: St. Paphnutius; Egyptian who became bishop of Upper Thebaid; tortured under Emperor Maximinus; returned to his flock when peace was restored; zealous in defending the Catholic faith against the Arian heresy; a major figure in the first General Council of the Church at Nicea in 325 A.D.; date of death unknown
  • Office of Readings and Morning Prayer for 9/11/23
  • Gospel: Luke 6:6-11