Tuesday, February 16, 2016

Project BLACK MAMBA: Lent

'Tis the feast of Saint Juliana of Nicomedia, Martyr (died circa 304), martyred under the emperors Diocletian & Maximian: Martyr-link & Wikipedia-link.

Commentary: Wayback Machine.

'Tis also the feast of Saint John Scholasticus, Bishop (died 577, A.K.A. John III): Saint-link & Wikipedia-link.

'Tis also the feast of Blessed Philippa Mareri, Religious, O.S.C. (circa 1195-1236): Blessed-link & Wikipedia-link.

Scripture of the Day
Mass Readings
The Book of Isaiah, chapter fifty-five, verses ten & eleven;
Psalm Thirty-four, verses four thru seven & sixteen thru nineteen;
The Gospel according to Matthew, chapter six, verses seven thru fifteen.

Commentary: Isaiah, 55:10-11 is my prayer before reading sacred Scripture.

Personal Reading
The Book of Genesis, chapter twenty-two (verses one thru twenty-four);
The Book of Genesis, chapter twenty-three (verses one thru twenty);
The Book of Genesis, chapter twenty-four, verses one thru fourteen;
The Book of Ecclesiastes, chapter one (verses one thru eighteen).

Commentary: The binding of Isaac, the death & burial of Sarah, & Issac & Rebekah.

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