Saturday, December 24, 2016

Project BLACK MAMBA: Advent

'Tis the feast of Saint Gregory of Spoleto, Priest & Martyr (died circa 304), martyred in the reign of the emperor Diocletian: Martyr-link & Wikipedia-link.

'Tis also the feast of Saint Irmina of Oeren, Abbess, O.S.B. (died circa 710, A.K.A. of Trier): Saint-link & Wikipedia-link.

Commentary: Wayback Machine. Ss. Irmina & Adela were sisters, or possibly mother & daughter (?).

'Tis also the feast of Saint Adela of Pfalzel, Abbess, O.S.B. (died 735): Saint-link & Wikipedia-link.

Scripture of the Day
Mass Readings
Advent Weekend
The Second Book of Samuel, chapter seven, verses one thru five, eight(b) thru twelve, fourteen(a), & sixteen;
Psalm Eighty-nine, verses two thru five, twenty-seven, & twenty-nine;
The Gospel according to Luke, chapter one, verses sixty-seven thru seventy-nine;

Nativity of the Lord—Vigil
The Book of Isaiah, chapter sixty-two, verses one thru five;
Psalm Eighty-nine, verses four, five, sixteen, seventeen, twenty-seven, & twenty-nine;
The Acts of the Apostles, chapter thirteen, verses sixteen, seventeen, & twenty-two thru twenty-five;
The Gospel according to Matthew, chapter one, verses one thru twenty-five,
(or, the Gospel according to Matthew, chapter one, verses eighteen thru twenty-five).

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