Daybreak for November 17, 2021

  • Wednesday of the 33rd Week in Ordinary Time
  • Memorial of St. Elizabeth of Hungary, 1207-1231; daughter of the King of Hungary; married at 14, bore three children; led a life of prayer, sacrifice, and service to the poor and sick; upon widowhood, she was thrown out of the palace by her in-laws, but reinstated upon the return of her husband’s allies from the Crusades; joined the Secular Franciscan Order in 1228; her health declined, and she died before her 24th birthday
  • Office of Readings and Morning Prayer for 11/17/21
  • Gospel: `Luke 19:11-28