Daybreak for May 4, 2024

  • Saturday of the Fifth Week of Easter
  • Saint of the Day: St. Florian; office in the Roman army in the days of Diocletian; surrendered himself as a Christian, and was scourged twice, half-flayed alive, set on fire, and finally thrown into the river Enns with a stone around his neck; his body was recovered and moved to the Augustinian Abbey of St. Florian, near Linz; it was later transferred to Rome; many miracles of healing are attributed to Florian’s intercession
  • Office of Readings and Morning Prayer for 5/4/24
  • Gospel: John 15:18-21