Daybreak for December 22, 2021

  • Wednesday of the Fourth Week of Advent
  • Saint of the Day: St. Zeno; soldier at Nicomedia (modern Turkey); seized and condemned to death for laughing while Emperor Diocletian offered a sacrifice to the Roman god Ceres; Zeno’s jaws were shattered, and he was beheaded in 303 A.D.
  • Office of Readings and Morning Prayer for 12/22/21
  • Gospel: Luke 1:46-56