Commentary: Wayback Machine. Quoth the Holy Redeemer bulletin:
He was a Valencian Dominican friar, who gained acclaim as a missionary & a logician. For twenty-one years he was said to have traveled to England, Scotland, Ireland, Aragon, Castile, France, Switzerland, & Italy, preaching the Gospel & converting many. Many biographers believe that he could speak only Valencian, but was endowed with the gift of tongues.'Tis also the festival of Saint Maria Crescentia Höß, Virgin, T.O.R. (1682-1744, also spelt Höss or Hoess): Saint-link ūna, Saint-link duae, & Wikipedia-link.
Commentary: Wayback Machine. We here at BLACK MAMBA H.Q. had previously recognized St. Maria's liturgical feast as being on 6 April, but are now convinced 5 April is the better date.
'Tis also the festival of Blessed Mariano de la Mata Aparício, Priest, O.S.A. (1905-1983): Blessed-link & Wikipedia-link.
Scripture of the Day
The Book of Daniel, chapter three, verses fourteen thru twenty, ninety-one, ninety-two, & ninety-five;
The Book of Daniel, chapter three, verses fifty-two thru fifty-six;
The Gospel according to John, chapter eight, verses thirty-one thru forty-two.
Commentary: Lenten Gospel reflections: Franciscan Media & Word on Fire.
"Emo priest only says requiem Masses": Eye of the Tiber-link.