'Tis the feast of Saint Abraham the Poor, Hermit (died circa 372): Saint-link & Wikipedia-link.
Commentary: Wayback Machine '14 & Wayback Machine '15.
'Tis also the feast of Saint Frumentius of Ethiopia, Bishop (died circa 383): Saint-link & Wikipedia-link.
'Tis also the feast of Blessed Bartholomew of Vicenza, Bishop, O.P. (circa 1200-1271, A.K.A. of Braganca): Blessed-link ūnus, Blessed-link duo, & Wikipedia-link.
Scripture of the Day
The Letter to the Ephesians, chapter six, verses ten thru twenty;
Psalm One Hundred Forty-four, verses one(b), two, nine, & ten;
The Gospel according to Luke, chapter thirteen, verses thirty-one thru thirty-five.
The Letter of James, chapter four (verses one thru seventeen);
The Letter of James, chapter five, verses sixteen, seventeen, & eighteen.
Commentary: Causes of Division (4:1-12), Warning against Presumption (4:13-17), & Confession & Intercession (5:16-18).