Monday, October 3, 2016


'Tis the feast of Saint Cyprian of Toulon, Bishop (476-546): Saint-link ūnus, Saint-link duo, & Wikipedia-link.

Commentary: Wayback Machine.

'Tis also the feast of Saints Ewald the Fair & Ewald the Black, Priests & Martyrs, O.S.B. (died circa 692), martyred by pagan Saxons: Martyr-link Fair, Martyr-link Black, Martyrs-link Two Ewalds, & Wikipedia-link.

'Tis also the feast of Saint Theodora Guérin, Nun, S.P. (1798-1856, A.K.A. Mother Théodore), foundress of the Sisters of Providence of Saint Mary-of-the-Woods: Saint-link ūna, Saint-link duae, Saint-link tria, & Wikipedia-link; Wikipedia-link S.P.

Scripture of the Day
Mass Readings
The Letter to the Galatians, chapter one, verses six thru twelve;
Psalm One Hundred Eleven, verses one(b) thru two, seven, eight, nine, & ten(c);
The Gospel according to Luke, chapter ten, verses twenty-five thru thirty-seven.

Personal Reading
The First Book of Samuel, chapter twenty-three (verses one thru twenty-eight);
The First Book of Samuel, chapter twenty-four (verses one thru twenty-three).

Commentary: Keilah Liberated (23:1-6), Flight from Keilah (23:7-13), David & Jonathan in Horesh (23:14-18), Treachery of the Ziphites (23:19-24), Escape from Saul (23:25-28), David Spares Saul (24:1-16), & Saul's Remorse (24:17-23).

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