Daybreak for December 29, 2021

  • Fifth Day of Christmas
  • Optional Memorial of St. Thomas Becket, 1118-1170; originally a friend of King Henry II, as Archbishop of Canterbury he opposed Henry’s intrusion into Church affairs; slain in Canterbury Cathedral by four of King Henry’s knights
  • Office of Readings and Morning Prayer for 12/29/21
  • Gospel: Luke 2:22-35