Daybreak for December 21, 2021

  • Tuesday of the Fourth Week of Advent
  • Optional Memorial of St. Peter Canisius, 1521-1597; received a masters degree at 19, and joined the Society of Jesus; became widely known for his editions of the writings of St. Cyril of Alexandria and St. Leo the Great; attended several session of the Council of Trent, and was assigned to implement its decrees; entrusted with the mission to Germany, from that point on, his life’s work; taught in several university, instrumental in establishing many colleges and seminaries
  • Office of Readings and Morning Prayer for 12/21/21
  • Gospel: Luke 1:39-45