Daybreak for February 1, 2024

  • Thursday of the Fourth Week in Ordinary Time
  • Saint of the Day: St. Brigid of Ireland, 451-525; Brigid and her mother were slaves on a farm, but Brigid would give milk, eggs, and butter to the poor; eventually, they were given their freedom; Brigid founded the first convent in Ireland, as well as the first double monastery for monks and nuns, and a school of art; she is the patron of scholars, and of Ireland
  • Office of Readings and Morning Prayer for 2/1/24
  • Gospel: Mark 6:7-13