Daybreak for December 19, 2023

  • Tuesday of the Third Week of Advent
  • Saint of the Day: St. Anastasius I; a Roman by birth, elected pope in 399; he was among the first to condemn the works of Origen; he also urged the church in North Africa to continue its struggle against Donatism; died in 401 and was buried in the cemetery of Pontian
  • Office of Readings and Morning Prayer for 12/19/23
  • Gospel: Luke 1:5-25