Saturday, March 11, 2017

Project BLACK MAMBA: Lent

'Tis the festival of Saint Benedict Crispus, Bishop (died 732, of Milan): Saint-link & Wikipedia-link.

Commentary: Wayback Machine.

'Tis also the festival of Saint Ă“engus the Culdee, Bishop (died 824, of Tallaght, A.K.A. Aengus; "culdee" meaning hermit): Saint-link & Wikipedia-link.

'Tis also the festival of Blessed Thomas Atkinson, Priest & Martyr (died 1616), martyred in the reign of the king James VI & I, one of the Eighty-five Martyrs of England & Wales: Saint-link & Wikipedia-link; Wikipedia-link LXXXV.

Scripture of the Day
Mass Readings
The Book of Deuteronomy, chapter twenty-six, verses sixteen thru nineteen;
Psalm One Hundred Nineteen, verses one & two, four & five, & seven & eight;
The Gospel according to Matthew, chapter five, verses forty-three thru forty-eight.

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