Friday, April 14, 2017

Project BLACK MAMBA: Triduum — Good Friday

'Tis the Passion of the Lord (Good Friday), act two of the Paschal Triduum: Good Friday-link & Wikipedia-link Good Friday; Triduum-link & Wikipedia-link Triduum.

Commentary: Wayback Machine.

Otherwise, 14 April would be the festival of Saint Bénézet the Bridge Builder (circa 1163-1184, A.K.A. Benoît, et al.; of Hermillon), founder of the Bridge-building Brotherhood: Saint-link & Wikipedia-link; Brotherhood-link & Wikipedia-link Brotherhood.

Commentary: Wayback Machine.

'Twould also be the festival of Blessed Peter González, Priest, O.P. (1190-1246, A.K.A. "St. Elmo"): Blessed-link ūnus, Blessed-link duo, & Wikipedia-link.

'Twould also be the festival of Saints Antony, John, & Eustace of Vilnius, Martyrs (died 1347), martyred in the reign of the grand duke Algirdas: Martyr-link Alpha, Martyr-link Juliett, Martyr-link Echo, & Wikipedia-link.

Scripture of the Day
Liturgical Readings
The Book of Isaiah, chapter fifty-two, verse thirteen thru chapter fifty-three, verse twelve;
Psalm Thirty-one, verses two, six, twelve & thirteen, fifteen & sixteen, seventeen, & twenty-five;
The Letter to the Hebrews, chapter four, verses fourteen, fifteen, & sixteen & chapter five, verses seven, eight, & nine;
The Gospel according to John, chapter eighteen, verse one thru chapter nineteen, verse forty-two.

Commentary: Good Friday is the only day of the whole year on which no Mass is celebrated, not anywhere in the whole wide world. Good Friday Gospel reflections: Franciscan Media & Word on Fire.

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