Daybreak for December 17, 2022

  • Saturday of the Third Week of Advent
  • Saint of the Day: St. John of Martha, 1160-1213; founded the Order of the Most Holy Trinity, to ransom Christian captives from the Moslems; the order spread to France, Spain, Italy, and England, sent many of its members to North Africa, and redeemed many prisoners; John died in Rome
  • Office of Readings and Morning Prayer for 12/17/22
  • Gospel: Matthew 1:1-17