Daybreak for December 22, 2023

  • Friday of the Third Week of Advent
  • Saint of the Day: St. Zeno; martyred soldier at Nicomedia (modern Turkey); he was seized and condemned to death for laughing while Emperor Diocletian offered a sacrifice to the Roman god Ceres; Zeno had his jaws shattered and was then beheaded in 303 A.D.
  • Office of Readings and Morning Prayer for 12/22/23
  • Gospel: Luke 1:46-56