Sunday, July 31, 2016

Project BLACK MAMBA: XVIII Sunday in Ordinary Time

'Tis the Eighteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time: Wikipedia-link.

Otherwise, 31 July would be the feast of Saint Ignatius Loyola, Priest, S.J. (1491-1556), co-founder of the Jesuits, formally the Society of Jesus: Saint-link ūnus, Saint-link duo, & Wikipedia-link; Wikipedia-link S.J.

Commentary: Wayback Machine.

'Twould also be the feast of Blessed Cecília Schelingová, Religious & Martyr (1916-1955), martyred at the hands of the Czechoslovakian Communists: Martyr-link & Wikipedia-link.

Scripture of the Week
Mass Readings
The Book of Ecclesiastes, chapter one, verse two & chapter two, verses twenty-one thru twenty-three;
Psalm Ninety, verses three thru six, twelve thru fourteen, & seventeen;
The Letter to the Colossians, chapter three, verses one thru five & nine thru eleven;
The Gospel according to Luke, chapter twelve, verses thirteen thru twenty-one.

Commentary: The above drawing by C. Allan Gilbert is titled All Is Vanity. Ecclesiastes, 1:2:
Vanity of vanities, says Qoheleth, vanity of vanities! All things are vanity!

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