Daybreak for January 16, 2024

  • Tuesday of the Second Week in Ordinary Time
  • Saint of the Day: St. Joseph Vaz, 1651-1711; Catholic Oratorian priest from Goa; entered Ceylon (now Sri Lanka) during the Dutch occupation, when Calvinism was the official religion; brought the sacraments to clandestine groups of Catholics; later, in the Kandyan kingdom,  he was able to work freely; managed to rebuild the Catholic church on the island before his death
  • Office of Readings and Morning Prayer for 1/16/24
  • Gospel: Mark 2:23-28
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