Daybreak for November 23, 2023

  • Thursday of the 33rd Week in Ordinary Time – Thanksgiving Day in the United States
  • Optional Memorial of Blessed Miguel Agustin Pro, 1891-1927; after becoming a Jesuit, he fled Mexico because of religious persecution; ordained in Belgium in 1925, and returned to Mexico, to serve a church operating “underground”; he celebrated the Eucharist clandestinely, and administered the sacraments to small groups of Catholics; falsely accused of plotting to assassinate Mexico’s president, he faced a firing squad
  • Office of Readings and Morning Prayer for 11/23/23
  • Gospel: Luke 19:41-44