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Daybreak™ is a fresh, upbeat approach to morning devotions and prayer. Host Paul Sadek leads you in spiritual reflections and meditations from the daily Mass readings, Morning Prayer, the Holy Father’s teachings, writing of the saints, and more.

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Daybreak for July 18, 2022

Monday of the 16th Week in Ordinary Time Optional Memorial of St. Camillus de Lellis Office of Readings and Morning Prayer for 7/18/22 Gospel: Matthew 12:38-42

51m
Jul 26
Daybreak for July 26, 2022

Tuesday of the 17th Week in Ordinary Time Memorial of Saints Joachim and Anne, parents of the Blessed Virgin Mary; Joachim and Anne represent an entire quite series of generations who faithfully perform their duties, practice their faith, and establish an atmosphere for the coming of the Messiah Office of Readings and Morning Prayer for 7/26/22 Gospel: Matthew 13:36-43

51m
Jul 26
Daybreak for July 25, 2022

Feast of St. James, apostle, son of Zebedee, brother of St. John; martyred about 44 A.D. Monday of the 17th Week in Ordinary Time Office of Readings and Morning Prayer for 7/25/22 Gospel: Matthew 20:20-28

51m
Jul 25
Daybreak for July 24, 2022

17th Sunday in Ordinary Time Office of Readings and Morning Prayer for 7/24/22 Gospel: Luke 11:1-13

59m
Jul 24
Daybreak for July 23, 2022

Saturday of the 16th Week in Ordinary Time Optional Memorial of St. Bridget of Sweden, 1303-1373; had visions of Christ crucified from her childhood; her husband, King Magnus II gave her property to found a monastery, and the group eventually became known as the Bridgetines; made a pilgrimage to Rome in 1350, and never returned to Sweden, dying on a pilgrimage to the Holy Land Office of Readings and Morning Prayer for 7/23/22 Gospel: Matthew 13:24-30

59m
Jul 23
Daybreak for July 22, 2022

Feast of St. Mary Magdalene; the first person to witness the resurrected Christ; the "apostle to the apostles"; died about 63 A.D. Friday of the 16th Week in Ordinary Time Office of Readings and Morning Prayer for 7/22/22 Gospel: John 20:1-2, 11-18

51m
Jul 22
Daybreak for July 21, 2022

Thursday of the 16th Week in Ordinary Time Optional Memorial of St. Lawrence of Brindisi, 1559-1619; possessed a gift of languages; as a Capuchin, he preached to the Jews in Italy--and the rabbis felt sure he was a Jew who had become a Christian, because of his knowledge of Hebrew; became minister general of the Capuchins in 1602; served as a papal emissary and peacemaker; died of serious illness in Lisbon while on a peacemaking mission Office of Readings and Morning Prayer for 7/21/22 Gospel: Matthew 13:10-17

51m
Jul 21
Daybreak for July 20, 2022

Wednesday of the 16th Week in Ordinary Time Optional Memorial of St. Apollinaris; appointed bishop of Ravenna, Italy, by St. Peter; exiled from the city three times by pagans; when he returned a fourth time, he was beaten so badly that he died from his wounds, about 79 A.D. Office of Readings and Morning Prayer for 7/20/22 Gospel: Matthew 13:1-9

51m
Jul 20
Daybreak for July 19, 2022

Tuesday of the 16th Week in Ordinary Time Saint of the Day: St. Macrina the Younger; engaged to be married at 12, but her fiance died; she and her mother formed a community dedicated to prayer and contemplation at the family estate; wheh her mother died, Macrina served as head of the group until her death Office of Readings and Morning Prayer for 7/19/22 Gospel: Matthew 12:46-50

51m
Jul 19
Daybreak for July 17, 2022

16th Sunday in Ordinary Time Office of Readings and Morning Prayer for 7/17/22 Gospel: Luke 10:38-42

59m
Jul 17
Daybreak for July 16, 2022

Saturday of the 15th Week in Ordinary Time Optional Memorial of Our Lady of Mount Carmel Office of Readings and Morning Prayer for 7/16/22 Gospel: Matthew 12:14-21

59m
Jul 16
Daybreak for July 15, 2022

Friday of the 15th Week in Ordinary Time Memorial of St. Bonaventure, 1221-1274; served as General Minister of the Franciscan Order for 17 years; structured the Order through effective legislation; offered the friars and organized spirituality based on the vision and insights of St. Francis, combining practical aspects of life with doctrines of the Church Office of Readings and Morning Prayer for 7/15/22 Gospel: Matthew 12:1-8

51m
Jul 15
Daybreak for July 14, 2022

Thursday of the 15th Week in Ordinary Time Memorial of St. Kateri Tekakwitha, 1656-1680; born in New York; suffered a smallpox epidemic which left her disfigured and half-blind; moved by the words of the Jesuit missionaries, and converted, baptized on Easter Sunday; traveled to a Christian Indian village near Montreal; took a vow of virginity and fasted for the conversion of her nation Office of Readings and Morning Prayer for 7/14/22 Gospel: Matthew 11:28-30

51m
Jul 14