Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Project BLACK MAMBA: Lent

'Tis the festival of Saint Lazarus of Milan, Bishop (died circa 450): Saint-link & Wikipedia-link.

Commentary: Wayback Machine.

'Tis also the festival of Saint Matilda of Ringelheim, Confessor (circa 895-968, A.K.A. of Saxony): Saint-link & Wikipedia-link.

'Tis also the festival of Blessed Giacomo Cusmano, Priest (1834-1888), founder of the "Morsel for the Poor," formally the Congregation of Missionary Servants of the Poor, & the Sisters Servants of the Poor: Blessed-link & Wikipedia-link.

Scripture of the Day
Mass Readings
The Book of Isaiah, chapter one, verses ten & sixteen thru twenty;
Psalm Fifty, verses eight & nine, sixteen(b,c) & seventeen, & twenty-one & twenty-three;
The Gospel according to Matthew, chapter twenty-three, verses one thru twelve.

Lenten Reflection

Individual Reading
Psalm One Hundred Ten (verses one thru seven);
The Letter to the Hebrews, chapter nine (verses one thru twenty-eight).

Commentary: God Appoints the King both King & Priest (Psalm 110); the Worship of the First Covenant (Hebrews, 9:1-10) & Sacrifice of Jesus (9:11-28).

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