'Tis the festival of Saint Mary of Egypt, Hermit (circa 344-421): Saint-link & Wikipedia-link.
Commentary: Wayback Machine.
'Tis also the festival of Saint Richard of Chichester, Bishop (circa 1197-1253): Saint-link & Wikipedia-link.
'Tis also the festival of Blesseds Thurstan Hunt & Robert Middleton, S.J., Priests & Martyrs (died 1601), martyred in the reign of the queen Elizabeth I, two of the Eighty-five Martyrs of England & Wales: Martyr-link Tango Hotel & Wikipedia-link Tango Hotel, Martyr-link Romeo Mike; Wikipedia-link LXXXV.
'Tis also the festival of Blessed Piotr Edward Dankowski, Priest & Martyr (1908-1942), martyred in the reign of the Führer Adolf Hitler, one of the One Hundred Eight Martyrs of World War II: Martyr-link & Wikipedia-link List (Priests, № 62); Wikipedia-link CVIII.
Scripture of the Day
The Book of Daniel, chapter thirteen, verses one thru nine, fifteen, sixteen, seventeen, nineteen thru thirty, & thirty-three thru sixty-two;
(or, the Book of Daniel, chapter thirteen, verses forty-one[c] thru sixty-two);
Psalm Twenty-three, verses one thru six;
The Gospel according to John, chapter eight, verses one thru eleven.
Commentary: Lenten Gospel reflections: Franciscan Media & Word on Fire.