Daybreak for January 30, 2024

  • Tuesday of the Fourth Week in Ordinary Time
  • Saint of the Day: St. Bathildis, 626-680; born in England, where she was enslaved and taken to the Frankish kingdom; she became a trusted member of King Clovis Il’s court and married him in 649; when Clovis died in 657, Bathildis served as regent for their son, Clotaire III; she had founded a Benedictine convent at Chelles, as well as St. Denis Monastery and Corbie; when Clotaire III assumed the throne, Bathildis retired to Chelles, where she died 
  • Office of Readings and Morning Prayer for 1/30/24
  • Gospel: Mark 5:21-43