Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Project BLACK MAMBA: Wednesday of Holy Week

'Tis the Wednesday of Holy Week, sometimes known as Spy Wednesday: Wikipedia-link Week & Wikipedia-link Spy.

'Tis the festival of Saint Julius I, Pope (died 352), thirty-fifth Bishop of Rome: Saint-link ūnus, Saint-link duo, & Wikipedia-link.

Commentary: Wayback Machine.

'Tis also the festival of Saint Zeno of Verona, Bishop (circa 300-371): Saint-link & Wikipedia-link.

'Tis also the festival of Saint Sabbas the Goth, Martyr (334-372, A.K.A. the Lector, also spelt Sava), martyred in the reign of the pagan Gothic chieftain Atharid: Martyr-link & Wikipedia-link.

'Tis also the festival of Saint Teresa of Los Andes, Religious, O.C.D. (1900-1920), the "Flower of the Andes:" Saint-link ūna, Saint-link duae, & Wikipedia-link.

Scripture of the Day
Mass Readings
The Book of Isaiah, chapter fifty, verses four thru nine(a);
Psalm Sixty-nine, verses eight, nine, & ten; twenty-one & twenty-two; thirty-one; & thirty-three & thirty-four;
The Gospel according to Matthew, chapter twenty-six, verses fourteen thru twenty-five.

Commentary: Your eyes do not deceive you, today's readings are substantially similar to last Sunday's—both First Readings starting with Isaiah, 50:4 & both Gospel Readings starting with Matthew, 26:14. Lenten Gospel reflections: Franciscan Media & Word on Fire.

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