She was a staunch observer of sabbath. It took her death for me to appreciate why.
Season after Pentecost | Ninth Sunday in Ordinary Time (Year B)
Deuteronomy 5:12-15 (Psalm 81:1-10); 2 Corinthians 4:5-12; Mark 2:23-3:6 | Semi-continuous first reading: 1 Samuel 3:1-10, (11-20) (Psalm 139:1-6, 13-18)
My forebears were a little shortsighted with their strict sabbath codes, but they weren’t entirely wrong.