Daybreak for December 15, 2023

  • Friday of the Second Week of Advent
  • Saint of the Day: St. Maria Crocifissa di Rosa, 1813-1855; born in Brescia, Italy; cared for the spiritual needs of young girls working in her father’s mills, volunteered at the Brescia hospital during the cholera epidemic of 1836, and founded a home for girls and a school for deaf mutes; in 1840, she became superior of a group of religious who cared for the sick, the Handmaids of Charity of Brescia
  • Office of Readings and Morning Prayer for 12/15/23
  • Gospel: Matthew 11:16-19
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