Daybreak for November 25, 2021

  • Thursday of the 34th Week in Ordinary Time, Thanksgiving Day in the United States
  • Optional Memorial of St. Catherine of Alexandria; reputed to have converted after receiving a vision; at 18, she debated 50 pagan philosophers, who, in turn, converted, along with 200 soldiers and members of the emperor’s family–all were martyred; Catherine was also sentenced to death in about 310 A.D.
  • Office of Readings and Morning Prayer for 11/25/21
  • Gospel: Luke 21:20-28