Daybreak for December 14, 2022

  • Wednesday of the Third Week of Advent
  • Memorial of St. John of the Cross, 1542-1591; Carmelite priest who, with St. Teresa of Avila, set about reforming the Carmelite order; he experienced opposition, misunderstanding, persecution, and imprisonment; known especially for the “Spiritual Canticle” and “Ascent of Mount Carmel”
  • Office of Readings and Morning Prayer for 12/14/22
  • Gospel: Luke 7:18-23