Daybreak for October 14, 2021

  • Thursday of the 28th Week in Ordinary Time
  • Optional Memorial of Pope St. Callistus I; slave in an imperial Roman household who lost money he was to deposit; was eventually released, and was arrested for brawling in a Jewish synagogue; released, and became superintendent of the Christian cemetery in Rome, still known as the Cemetery of St. Callistus; became an advisor to the pope, and was eventually elected to the office; martyred during a local disturbance in Rome, the first pope–except for Peter–to be recognized as a martyr
  • Office of Readings and Morning Prayer for 10/14/21
  • Gospel: Luke 11:47-54