Daybreak for December 15, 2021

  • Wednesday of the Third Week of Advent
  • Saint of the Day: St. Maria Crocifissa Di Rosa, 1813-1855; left school at 17 to manage her widowed father’s household; cared for the spiritual needs of young girls working in her father’s mills; worked in the Brescia hospital during the 1836 cholera epidemic; founded a home for girls, and a school for deaf mutes; in 1840, she became the Superior of the Handmaids of Charity of Brescia
  • Office of Readings and Morning Prayer for 12/15/21
  • Gospel: Luke 7:18-23