Daybreak for June 28, 2024

  • Friday of the 12th Week in Ordinary Time
  • Memorial of St. Irenaeus, 130-202; as bishop of Lyons, he foughts the Gnostics, who claimed “secret” knowledge which Jesus had only revealed to a few; Irenaeus’ work gradually ended the influence of the Gnostics; circumstances of his death remain unclear, but he is regarded as a martyr
  • Office of Readings and Morning Prayer for 6/28/24
  • Gospel: Matthew 8:1-4