Friday, December 16, 2016

Project BLACK MAMBA: Advent

'Tis the feast of Saint Ado of Vienne, Bishop, O.S.B. (died circa 875): Saint-link & Wikipedia-link.

Commentary: Wayback Machine.

'Tis also the feast of Saint Nicholas Chrysoberges, Bishop (died 996, A.K.A. Nicholas II of Constantinople): Saint-link & Wikipedia-link.

'Tis also the feast of Saint Adelaide of Italy (931-999, A.K.A. of Burgundy), Holy Roman Empress: Saint-link & Wikipedia-link.

Scripture of the Day
Mass Readings
The Book of Isaiah, chapter fifty-three, verses one, two, three(a), six, seven, & eight;
Psalm Sixty-seven, verses two, three, five, seven, & eight;
The Gospel according to John, chapter five, verses thirty-three thru thirty-six.

Individual Reading
The Gospel according to Matthew, chapter nine (verses one thru thirty-eight).

Commentary: The Healing of a Paralytic (9:1-8), the Call of Matthew (9:9-13), the Question about Fasting (9:14-17), the Official's Daughter & the Woman with a Hemorrhage (9:18-26), the Healing of Two Blind Men (9:27-31), the Healing of a Mute Person (9:32-34), & the Compassion of Jesus (9:35-38).

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