Daybreak for March 9, 2024

  • Saturday of the Third Week of Lent
  • Commemoration of St. Frances of Rome, 1384-1440; attracted to the religious life in her youth, but her parents had picked a nobleman for her husband; Frances and her brother-in-law’s wife set out to serve the poor together; Frances requested and was given permission to found a society of women bound by no vows–they simply offered themselves to God and to the service of the poor
  • Office of Readings and Morning Prayer for 3/9/24
  • Gospel: Luke 18:9-14