Tuesday, April 4, 2017

Project BLACK MAMBA: Lent—Long Road Back, Part I

Commentary: To my future self, scouring The Secret Base for Wayback Machine hyperlinks: Please be charitable in considering the recent disruptions to Project BLACK MAMBA, the smooth functioning of which is always to be desired. The C.R.H.P. Team VII retreat, Cursillo № 255, History Quiz Night '17—"Misty Beavers Empire," the Lenten K. of C. fish fry—all have played a part in severely curtailing the time I've been able to dedicate to BLACK MAMBA. Add to that March '17's Irish R.B.D.S.O.T.D. & SKApril '17, & a lingering cold, & please try to understand how hectic these last few weeks have been.

Friday, 24 March was the festival of Saint Catherine of Sweden, Abbess, O.Ss.S. (circa 1331-1381, A.K.A. of Vadstena): Saint-link & Wikipedia-link.

'Twas also the festival of Blessed Didacus Joseph of Cadiz, Priest, O.F.M. Cap. (circa 1743-1801, A.K.A. Diego José de Cádiz): Blessed-link ūnus, Blessed-link duo & Wikipedia-link.

Commentary: Wayback Machine.

'Twas also the festival of Blessed Óscar Romero, Bishop & Martyr (1917-1980), martyred by a pro-government death squad during the Salvadoran Civil War: Martyr-link ūnus, Martyr-link duo, & Wikipedia-link.

Scripture of that Day
Mass Readings
The Book of Hosea, chapter fourteen, verses two thru ten;
Psalm Eighty-one, verses six(c) thru nine, eleven(a,b), fourteen, & seventeen;
The Gospel according to Mark, chapter twelve, verses twenty-eight thru thirty-four.

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

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