'Tis the feast of Saint Apollonia, Virgin & Martyr (died circa 249, of Alexandria), martyred in the reign of the emperor Philip the Arab: Martyr-link ūna, Martyr-link duae, & Wikipedia-link.
Commentary: Wayback Machine.
'Tis also the feast of Blessed Marianus Scotus of Regensburg, Abbot, O.S.B. (died circa 1088, A.K.A. Muiredach mac Robartaig): Blessed-link & Wikipedia-link.
'Tis also the feast of Blessed Anne Catherine Emmerich, Virgin (1774-1824), stigmatist: Blessed-link & Wikipedia-link.
Scripture of the Day
The Book of Genesis, chapter two, verses eighteen thru twenty-five;
Psalm One Hundred Twenty-eight, verses one thru five;
The Gospel according to Mark, chapter seven, verses twenty-four thru thirty.
The Book of Job, chapter thirty-eight (verses one thru forty-one);
The Book of Job, chapter thirty-nine (verses one thru thirty).
The Book of Job, chapter forty (verses one thru thirty-two);
The Book of Job, chapter forty-one (verses one thru twenty-six);
The Book of Job, chapter forty-two (of forty-two; verses one thru seventeen);
Psalm One Hundred Ten (verses one thru seven);
Psalm One Hundred Twelve (verses one thru ten).
Commentary: VII: The Lord's Speech (Job, 38:1-42:6) & VIII: Epilogue—Job's Restoration (42:7-17), God Appoints the King both King & Priest (Psalm 110), & the Blessings of the Just (Psalm 112).