'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
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.
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).