Daybreak for December 18, 2023

  • Monday of the Third Week of Advent
  • Saint of the Day: St. Winebald; born in Wessex, England, the brother of Saints Willibald and Walburga; traveled to Rome, and at the invitation of St. Boniface, gathered together a group of English missionaries and went to Germany in 739; with his brother, he founded the monastery of Heidenheim, Germany, where he served as abbot with his sister as abbess; helped to make the monastery one of the leading ecclesiastical centers in Germany
  • Office of Readings and Morning Prayer for 12/18/23
  • Gospel: Matthew 1:18-25