Daybreak for July 9, 2024

  • Tuesday of the 14th Week in Ordinary Time
  • Optional Memorial of St. Augustine Zhao Rong and Companions, the Chinese martyrs; the 120 martyrs in this group died between 1648 and 1930; Augustine Zhao Rong was a Chinese soldier who accompanied Bishop John Gabriel Taurin Dufresse of the Paris Foreign Mission Society to his martyrdom in Beijing; all 120 were canonized on October 1, 2000
  • Office of Readings and Morning Prayer for 7/9/24
  • Gospel: Matthew 9:32-38