'Tis the feast of Saint Hyginus, Pope (died circa 142), ninth Bishop of Rome: Saint-link & Wikipedia-link.
Commentary: Wayback Machine.
'Tis also the feast of Saint Peter Apselamus, Martyr (died circa 311, A.K.A. Peter Balsam), martyred in the reign of the emperor Maximinus II: Martyr-link & Wikipedia-link.
'Tis also the feast of Saint Vitalis of Gaza, Hermit (died circa 625): Saint-link & Wikipedia-link.
'Tis also the feast of Blessed William Carter, Martyr (circa 1548-1584), martyred in the reign of the queen Elizabeth I, one of the Eighty-five Martyrs of England & Wales: Martyr-link ūnus, Martyr-link duo, & Wikipedia-link; Wikipedia-link LXXXV.
Scripture of the Day
The Letter to the Hebrews, chapter two, verses fourteen through eighteen;
Psalm One Hundred Five, verses one thru four & six thru nine;
The Gospel according to Mark, chapter one, verses twenty-nine thru thirty-nine.