Daybreak for November 12, 2021

  • Friday of the 32nd Week in Ordinary Time
  • Memorial of St. Josaphat, 1580-1623; as bishop of Vtebsk, he promoted the union of the Eastern and Western Churches; a dissident hierarchy spread the accusation that Josaphat had “gone Latin”; in Vtebsk, he was mobbed, struck with a halberd, and shot, and his body thrown into the river; first saint of the Eastern Church canonized by Rome
  • Office of Readings and Morning Prayer for 11/12/21
  • Gospel: Luke 17:26-37