Daybreak for May 23, 2024

  • Thursday of the Seventh Week in Ordinary Time
  • Saint of the Day: St. Crispin of Viterbo,1668-1750; studied at the Jesuit college, and became a shoemaker; joined the Franciscan Capuchins at age 25, where he served as gardener and cook, calling himself “the little beast of burden of the Capuchins”; through his intercession, there were many miraculous cures during a pandemic; he was also venerated for his prophecies and spiritual wisdom
  • Office of Readings and Morning Prayer for 5/23/24
  • Gospel: Mark 9:41-50