Daybreak for December 3, 2022

  • Saturday of the First Week of Advent
  • Memorial of St. Francis Xavier, 1506-1552; brought to Christ by Ignatius of Loyola, and joined the Jesuits; spent 10 years at Goa, India, bringing the faith to Hindus, Malayans, and Japanese; wanted to go to China, but died before reaching the mainland
  • Office of Readings and Morning Prayer for 12/3/22
  • Gospel: Matthew 9:35-10:1, 5-8