Daybreak for November 4, 2023

  • Saturday of the 30th Week in Ordinary Time
  • Memorial of St. Charles Borromeo, 1538-1584; belonged to Milanese nobility, but decided to work for the Church; as archbishop of Milan, he was key in keeping the Council of Trent in session when it was about to break up; he instituted much needed reforms in his diocese for both clergy and laity; he gave most of his income to charity, forbade himself all luxury, and imposed severe penances upon himself; died at the age of 46
  • Office of Readings and Morning Prayer for 11/4/23
  • Gospel: Luke 14:1, 7-11
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