Tuesday, May 3, 2016

Project BLACK MAMBA: Eastertide

'Tis the Feast of Saints Philip & James, Apostles (first century): Apostles-link, Apostle-link Papa & Wikipedia-link Papa, & Apostle-link Juliett & Wikipedia-link Juliett.

Commentary: Wayback Machine. Quoth the Holy Redeemer bulletin:
As in the case of the other apostles, we see in James & Philip human men who became foundation stones of the Church, & we are reminded again that holiness & its consequent apostolate are entirely the gift of God, not a matter of human achieving. The feast day of Philip, along with that of James… was traditionally observed on 1 May, the anniversary of the dedication of the church dedicated to them in Rome (now called the Church of the Twelve Apostles). (Wikipedia-link Santi Apostoli)
'Tis also the feast of Saint Alexander I, Pope (died circa 115), sixth Bishop of Rome: Saint-link & Wikipedia-link.

Scripture of the Day
Mass Readings
The First Letter to the Corinthians, chapter fifteen, verses one thru eight;
Psalm Nineteen, verses two thru five;
The Gospel according to John, chapter fourteen, verses six thru fourteen.

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