Daybreak for March 22, 2024

  • Friday of the Fifth Week of Lent
  • Saint of the Day: St. Nicholas Owen, 1550-1606; born in Oxford, England; became a carpenter, and built hiding places for Jesuit priests; became a Jesuit lay brother, and was arrested in 1594, and tortured, but refused to reveal the names of Catholic colleagues; ransomed by a wealthy Catholic; arrested again in 1606, and tortured to death; one of the 40 martyrs of England and Wales
  • Office of Readings and Morning Prayer for 3/22/24
  • Gospel: John 10:31-42