Daybreak for February 21, 2022

  • Monday of the Seventh Week in Ordinary Time
  • Optional Memorial of St. Peter Damian, 988-1072; bishop and doctor of the Church; left his teaching duties to devote his life to prayer with the Benedictines; as abbot, he founded five additional hermitages; as cardinal-bishop of Ostia, he fought simony–the buying of church offices–and encouraged priests to live holy lives
  • Office of Readings and Morning Prayer for 2/21/22
  • Gospel: Mark 9:14-29