Daybreak for February 13, 2024

  • Tuesday of the Sixth Week in Ordinary Time
  • Saint of the Day: St. Catherine de Ricci, 1522-1589; born in Florence, and from her infancy, showed a great attraction to prayer; entered the convent of the Dominican nuns at Prat in Tuscany, in her fourteenth year; became mistress of novices, subprioress, and at age 25, perpetual prioress; her sanctity attracted many to her side, including a correspondence with St. Philip Neri; she experienced the “Ecstacy of the Passion” every week from Thursday noon to Friday afternoon for twelve years; died after a long illness
  • Office of Readings and Morning Prayer for 2/13/24
  • Gospel: Mark 8:14-21