Daybreak for February 26, 2024

  • Monday of the Second Week of Lent
  • Saint of the Day: St. Isabel of France, 1225-1270; sister of St. Louis and daughter of King Louis VIII of France and Blanche of Castile, she refused offers of marriage from several noble suitors to continue her life of virginity consecrated to God; she ministered to the sick and the poor, and after the death of her mother, founded the Franciscan Monastery of the Humility of the Blessed Virgin Mary in Paris; she lived there, but never became a nun and refused to become abbess
  • Office of Readings and Morning Prayer for 2/26/24
  • Gospel: Luke 6:36-38