Daybreak for December 16, 2021

  • Thursday of the Third Week of Advent
  • Saint of the Day: St. Adelaide, 932-999; when her husband Lothair died, his successor tried to force her to marry his son; she escaped and sought help from Otto of Germany, who conquered Italy and married her in 951; the two were crowned rulers of the Holy Roman Empire; established many monasteries and churches; died at the convent at Seltz, which she founded
  • Office of Readings and Morning Prayer for 12/16/21
  • Gospel: Luke 7:24-30