Daybreak for April 30, 2024

  • Tuesday of the Fifth Week of Easter
  • Optional Memorial of Pope St. Pius V, 1504-1572; elected in 1566, and given the task of implementing the reforms called for by the Council of Trent; he ordered the founding of seminaries, published a new missal, new breviary, and new catechism; he built hospitals, and gave money to the poor; he continued to wear his Dominican habit, leading to the custom of the pope wearing a which cassock