Daybreak for January 17, 2024

  • Wednesday of the Second Week in Ordinary Time
  • Memorial of St. Anthony of Egypt, 251-356; spent most of his life in solitude, but drew many people to himself for spiritual healing and guidance; at 54, he founded a sort of monastery of scattered cells; at 60, he hoped to be a martyr in the renewed Roman persecution of 311; at 88, he was fighting the Arian heresy; died in solitude at age 105
  • Office of Readings and Morning Prayer for 1/17/24
  • Gospel: Mark 3:1-6
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