Daybreak for October 23, 2023

  • Monday of the 29th Week in Ordinary Time
  • Optional Memorial of St. John of Capistrano, 1386-1456; born in Capistrano, Italy; after serving as governor of Perugia, he entered the Franciscans; began his preaching apostolate in 1420, and traveled throughout Italy, Germany, Bohemia, Austria, Hungary, Poland, and Russia preaching penance and establishing numerous communities of Franciscan renewal; at the age of 70, he successfully led a crusade against invading Turks, and died shortly thereafter
  • Office of Readings and Morning Prayer for 10/23/23
  • Gospel: Luke 12:13-21