Daybreak for September 28, 2023

  • Thursday of the 25th Week in Ordinary Time
  • Optional Memorial of St. Wenceslaus, 907-929; raised as a Christian by his aunt, to become the ruler of Bohemia; his rule was marked by efforts toward unification within Bohemia, support of the Church, and peace-making negotiations with Germany; in a plot against him, his brother Boleslav invited him to the celebration of Saints Cosmas and Damian, and murdered him on the way to mass; he is revered as a martyr to the faith; patron of the Bohemian people and of the Czech Republic
  • Office of Readings and Morning Prayer for 9/28/23
  • Gospel: Luke 9:7-9