Daybreak for December 6, 2023

  • Wednesday of the First Week of Advent
  • Optional Memorial of St. Nicholas, 270-343; Fourth-Century bishop of Myra, a city in Lycia, a province of Asia Minor; the best known legend of St. Nicholas has him secretly helping a poor man to provide dowries for his marriage-age daughters; by a twist of the tongue, St. Nicholas, in legend, became Santa Claus
  • Office of Readings and Morning Prayer for 12/6/23
  • Gospel: Matthew 15:29-37