Daybreak for December 20, 2021

  • Monday of the Fourth Week of Advent
  • Saint of the Day: St. Dominic of Silos, 1000-1073; Benedictine abbot and defender of the faith; when he refused to surrender Benedictine lands to King Garcia III of Navarre, Dominic went into exile; King Ferdinand I of Castile and Leon made him abbot of St. Sebastian Abbey, now called St. Dominic’s; ransomed Christian slaves, and was noted for miracles of healing
  • Office of Readings and Morning Prayer forr 12/20/21
  • Gospel: Luke 1:26-38