Daybreak for December 21, 2022

  • Wednesday of the Fourth Week of Advent
  • Optional Memorial of St. Peter Canisius, 1521-1597; received a master’s degree at the age of 19, and joined the Jesuits; following ordination, he became known for his editions of the writings of St. Cyril of Alexandria and St. Leo the Great; attended the Council of Trent; sent on a mission to Germany, where he taught in several universities, and helped establish many colleges and seminaries
  • Office of Readings and Morning Prayer for 12/21/22
  • Gospel: Luke 1:39-45