SUN. JUNE 14. Third Sunday after Pentecost. sd. Comm. of S. Basil and Oct. of Sacred Heart. Creed. Pref. of Sacred Heart. (White) 'THIS Sunday's Mass is a particu
1tarty beautiful and touching one, " its theme being the impotence, sin and friendlessness of man and his consequent need to look to God as his Protector and Friend. The Collect is a prayer that could be said daily, typical of the liturgy in its sturdy, but realistic, humility fortified by faith.
The Epistle of St. Peter contains the famous beginning of daily Cornpline : "Be sober, and watch well." The Gospel contains the parable of the lost sheep and others.
A Mass of particular consolation for admirers of Graham Greene!
MON. JUNE 15. Within the Octave of the Sacred Heart. sd. Comm. of St. Vitus and Comps. 3 prayer Concede. Creed. Pre[. of the Sacred Heart. (White) Q T. VITUS is the patron of men L./called Guy. He and his companions were probably martyrs from South Italy. or Sicily. Their cult is very ancient, but little is known of them.
TUF-S. JUNE 16. Within the Octave of the Sacred Heart. sd.
2 prayer Concede, 3 prayer for the Church or the Pope. Creed. Pref, of the Sacred Heart. (White)
WED. JUNE 17. Within the Octave of the Sacred Heart. sd. All as yesterday. (White)
THURS. JUNE 18. St. Ephrem the Syrian. d. Comm! of SS. Mark and Marcelllanus, M.M., and of the Octave. Creed. Pref. of the Sacred Heart, (White) ST. EPHREM, who lived in the fourth century, was a patron of the vernacular. In order to keep his fellow Syrians free from the danger of Arianism he wrote hymns and prayers for them in their native tongue. He was called "The Harp of the Holy Spirit" owing to his excellence as a poet Apart from these and many other important commentaries and theological writings, he was the country's leader in organising relief and first-aid in a period of terrible famine. He was never a priest but a monk and a deacon. Pope Benedict XV declared him a Doctor of the Church in 1920.
FRI. JUNE 19. Octave of the Sacred Heart. dm. Comm. of St. Juliana and SS. Gervase and Protest, M.M. Creed. Pref. of Sacred Heart. (White) ST. JULIANA FAI.CONIERI was a Florentine lady who was a founder with her uncle, St. Alexis Falconieri, of the Servites.
SAT. JUNE 20. Our Lady's Saturday. sp. Comm. of St. Silverius, MP. 3 prayer Deus qui cords. Pref. of Our Lady. (White)