Daybreak for November 18, 2023

  • Saturday of the 32nd Week in Ordinary Time
  • Memorial of St. Rose Philippine Duchesne, 1769-1852; born in Grenoble, France; joined the Society of the Sacred Heart, and was sent to the United States at the age of 49; founded a boarding school for daughters of pioneers near St. Louis and opened the first free school west of the Missouri; at the age of 71, she began a school for Native Americans; known for her courage in frontier conditions
  • Office of Readings and Morning Prayer for 11/18/23
  • Gospel: Luke 18:1-8