'Tis the festival of Saint Hilarius, Pope (died 468), forty-sixth Bishop of Rome: Saint-link & Wikipedia-link.
'Tis also the festival of Saint Oswald of Worchester, Bishop, O.S.B. (died 992): Saint-link & Wikipedia-link.
Commentary: Wayback Machine Leap Year.
'Tis also the festival of Blessed Daniel Brottier, Priest, C.S.Sp. (1876-1936): Blessed-link ūnus, Blessed-link duo, & Wikipedia-link.
Commentary: Wayback Machine Non-leap. Bl. Daniel Brottier is an especially relevant saint to us in these years of the First World War's centenary.
Scripture of the Day
The Book of Sirach, chapter thirty-five, verses one thru twelve;
Psalm Fifty, verses five thru eight, fourteen, & twenty-three;
The Gospel according to Mark, chapter ten, verses twenty-eight thru thirty-one.