Daybreak for May 2, 2024

  • Thursday of the Fifth Week of Easter
  • Memorial of St. Athanasius, 296-373; as bishop of Alexandria, he fought the heresy of Arianism; five times he was sent into exile, but experienced about ten years of relative peace; his dogmatic and historical writings are almost all polemic, directed against every aspect of Arianism
  • Office of Readings and Morning Prayer for 5/2/24
  • Gospel: John 15:9-11