Daybreak for December 11, 2021

  • Saturday of the Second Week of Advent
  • Optional Memorial of Pope St. Damasus I, 304-384; began his papacy contending with the existence of an antipope; as pope, his lifestyle was simple; he was a fierce opponent of Arianism, and other heresies; his encouragement of St. Jerome’s biblical studies led to the Vulgate
  • Office of Readings and Morning Prayer for 12/11/21
  • Gospel: Matthew 17:9-13