Daybreak for December 15, 2022

  • Thursday of the Third Week of Advent
  • Saint of the Day: St. Maria Crocifissa Di Rosa, 1813-1855; left school at 17 to manager her widowed father’s household; she was attracted to the convent, and took care of spiritual needs of young girls working in her father’s mills; worked in a Brescia hospital during the 1836 cholera epidemic; founded a home for girls and a school for deaf-mutes; became superior of the Handmaids of Charity of Brescia
  • Office of Readings and Morning Prayer for 12/15/22
  • Gospel: Luke 7:24-30