Daybreak for June 27, 2024

  • Thursday of the 12th Week in Ordinary Time
  • Optional Memorial of St. Cyril of Alexandria, 378-444; began his career as archbishop of Alexandria with impulsive–often violent–actions; but he championed the cause of orthodoxy against the heresy of Nestorius, who taught that in Christ there were two persons, one human and one divine; at the Council of Ephesus in 431, Cyril condemned Nestorianism and proclaimed Mary truly the “God-bearer”—the mother of the one Person who is truly God and truly human
  • Office of Readings and Morning Prayer for 6/27/24
  • Gospel: Matthew 7:21-29