Daybreak for November 22, 2021

  • Monday of the 34th Week in Ordinary Time
  • Memorial of St. Cecilia; legend holds that she was a young Christian of high rank, betrothed to Valerian, whom she converted; both were martyred for their faith; the legend of Cecilia’s death is that she was struck three times on the neck with a sword, and lived for three days, asking the pope to convert her home into a church; died about 230 A.D.; patroness of musicians
  • Office of Readings and Morning Prayer for 11/22/21
  • Gospel: Luke 21:1-4