Daybreak for October 16, 2023

  • Monday of the 28th Week in Ordinary Time
  • Optional Memorial of St. Margaret Mary Alacoque, 1647-1690; joined the Visitation nuns at age 24; in 1674, she received the first revelation from Christ; Christ appeared to her at intervals for the next 13, months, asking that his love for humankind be made evident through her; His human heart was to be the symbol of his divine-human love; Margaret Mary died at the age of 43, while being anointed
  • Office of Readings and Morning Prayer for 10/16/23
  • Gospel: Luke 11:29-32