'Tis the feast of Blessed Michael Giedroyc, Hermit, O.S.A. (died 1485): Blessed-link ūnus, Blessed-link duo, & Wikipedia-link List.
'Tis also the feast of Saint Richard Reynolds, Martyr, O.Ss.S. (1492-1535), martyred under the king Henry VIII, one of the Forty Martyrs of England & Wales: Martyr-link & Wikipedia-link; Wikipedia-link XL.
Commentary: Wayback Machine.
Scripture of the Day
The Acts of the Apostles, chapter seventeen, verses fifteen & twenty-two thru chapter eighteen, verse one;
Psalm One Hundred Forty-eight, verses one, two, & eleven thru fourteen;
The Gospel according to John, chapter sixteen, verses twelve thru fifteen.