Daybreak for December 9, 2021

  • Thursday of the Second Week of Advent
  • Optional Memorial of St. Juan Diego, 1474-1548; Our Lady of Guadalupe first appeared to him on Tepeyac hill on December 9, 1531; when he opened his tilma for the bishop to see the out-of-season roses which Our Lady had provided, her image appeared on the tilma; Juan later lived near the shrine constructed at Tepeyac, and was revered as a holy, unselfish, and compassionate catechist
  • Office of Readings and Morning Prayer for 12/9/21
  • Gospel: Matthew 11:11-15