Tuesday, April 4, 2017

Project BLACK MAMBA: Lent

'Tis the Optional Memorial of Saint Isidore, Bishop & Doctor of the Church (circa 560-636, of Seville): Doctor-link ūnus, Doctor-link duo, & Wikipedia-link.

Commentary: Wayback Machine. Quoth the Holy Redeemer bulletin:
A scholar &, for over three decades, Archbishop of Seville, is widely regarded as the last of the Fathers of the Church, as the nineteen-century historian Montalambert put it in an oft-quoted phrase, "The last scholar of the ancient world."
'Tis also the festival of Saint Zosimus of Palestine, Monk (floruit 421): Saint-link & Wikipedia-link.

'Tis also the festival of Saint Benedict the Moor, Religious, O.F.M. (1526-1589, A.K.A. the Black, the African): Saint-link ūnus, Saint-link duo, & Wikipedia-link.

Scripture of the Day
Mass Readings
The Book of Numbers, chapter twenty-one, verses four thru nine;
Psalm One Hundred Two, verses two, three, & sixteen thru twenty-one;
The Gospel according to John, chapter eight, verses twenty-one thru thirty.

Commentary: Lenten Gospel reflections: Franciscan Media & Word on Fire.

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