Commentary: Wayback Machine. Quoth the Holy Redeemer bulletin:
Priest & theologian as well as a member of the Order of Friars Minor Capuchins. An accomplished linguist, Lawrence spoke most European & Semitic languages fluently.'Tis also the feast of Saint Arbogast, Bishop (died circa 700, A.K.A. of Strasbourg): Saint-link & Wikipedia-link.
Scripture of the Day
The Book of Jeremiah, chapter two, verses one thru three, seven, eight, twelve, & thirteen;
Psalm Thirty-six, verses six thru seven(b) & eight thru eleven;
The Gospel according to Matthew, chapter thirteen, verses ten thru seventeen;
or, for St. Lawrence:
The Second Letter to the Corinthians, chapter four, verses one, two, & five thru seven;
Psalm Forty, verses eight(a) & nine(a);
The Gospel according to Mark, chapter four, verses one thru ten & thirteen thru twenty;
(or, the Gospel according to Mark, chapter four, verses one thru nine).