Daybreak for January 12, 2024

  • Friday of the First Week in Ordinary Time
  • Saint of the Day: Saint Aelred of Rievaulx, 1110-1167; son of a Saxon priest, educated at Roxburgh; became steward to King David of Scotland, but left to join the Cistercian community at Rievaulx; wrote his most famous work, “The Mirror of Charity,” at the request of Bernard of Clairvaux
  • Office of Readings and Morning Prayer for 1/12/24
  • Gospel: Mark 2:1-12