'Tis the feast of Saint Thomas Garnet, Priest & Martyr, S.J. (circa 1575-1608), martyred in the reign of the king James VI & I, one of the Forty Martyrs of England & Wales: Martyr-link & Wikipedia-link; Wikipedia-link XL.
'Tis also the feast of Saint Joseph Cafasso, Priest (1811-1860): Saint-link ūnus, Saint-link duo, & Wikipedia-link.
Scripture of the Day
The Second Book of Kings, chapter twenty-four, verses eight thru seventeen;
Psalm Seventy-nine, verses one(b) thru five, eight, & nine;
The Gospel according to Matthew, chapter seven, verses twenty-one thru twenty-nine.