Daybreak for June 19, 2024

  • Wednesday of the 11th Week in Ordinary Time
  • Optional Memorial of St. Romuald, 950-1027; after seeing his father kill a relative in a duel, he fled to a monastery; after three years, he was asked to leave; for thirty years, he founded monasteries and hermitages across Italy; he was falsely accused of a crime, and was excommunicated–an unjust punishment which he endured for six months; in later life, his father became a monk, and was encouraged by his son
  • Office of Readings and Morning Prayer for 6/19/24
  • Gospel: Matthew 6: 1-6, 16-18