Daybreak for March 21, 2024

  • Thursday of the Fifth Week of Lent
  • Saint of the Day: St. Nicholas of Flue, 1417-1487; born in Switzerland; married and had ten children by his wife; after serving in various civic posts, with the consent of his wife and family, he embraced the life of a hermit; he is reputed to have survived solely on the Holy Eucharist for the final 19 years of his life; known for his holiness and wisdom, he was regularly visited by civic leaders, powerful personages, and simple men and women with a variety of needs; affectionately known as “Bruder Klaus”; patron saint of Switzerland
  • Office of Readings and Morning Prayer for 3/21/24
  • Gospel: John 8:51-59