'Tis the festival of Saint Heribert of Cologne, Bishop (circa 970-1021): Saint-link & Wikipedia-link.
'Tis also the festival of Blesseds John Amias & Robert Dalby, Priests & Martyrs (died 1589), martyred in the reign of the queen Elizabeth I: Martyr-link Juliett Alpha & Wikipedia-link Juliett Alpha, Martyr-link Romeo Delta & Wikipedia-link Romeo Delta.
Commentary: Wayback Machine.
'Tis also the festival of Saint Jean de Brébeuf, Priest & Martyr, S.J. (1593-1649), martyred by the Iroquois: Martyr-link & Wikipedia-link.
Scripture of the Day
The Book of Jeremiah, chapter seventeen, verses five thru ten;
Psalm One, verses one, two, three, four, & six;
The Gospel according to Luke, chapter sixteen, verses nineteen thru thirty-one.
Commentary: Lenten Gospel reflections: Franciscan Media & Word on Fire.