Daybreak for May 10, 2024

  • Friday of the Sixth Week of East
  • Optional Memorial of St. Damien de Veuster of Molokai, 1840-1889; went to the Hawaiian Islands in 1864 as a member of the Congregation of the Sacred Hearts of Jesus and Mary; in 1873, he went to the leper colony on the island of Molokai, and volunteered to remain indefinitely; soon the settlement had new houses and a new church, school and orphanage, and morale improved considerably; Damien himself contracted Hansen’s disease (leprosy) and died of complications
  • Office of Readings and Morning Prayer for 5/10/24
  • Gospel: John 16:20-23