Daybreak for May 8, 2024

  • Wednesday of the Sixth Week of Easter
  • Saint of the Day: St. Peter of Tarantaise, 1102-1175; entered the Cistercian order at twenty, and became the first abbot of Tamie, in the Tarantase mountains, at 30; named archbishop of Tarantaise at 42, and devoted much energy to reforming the diocese, purging the clergy of corrupt and immoral members, aiding the poor, and promoting education; he defended papal rights in France, and mediated between King Louis VII of France and then-Prince Henry II of England
  • Office of Readings and Morning Prayer for 5/8/24
  • Gospel: John 16:12-15