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Daily readings: November 27 – December 3

Scripture readings in the Ordinary and Extraordinary Forms

Daily readings: November 20 – 26

Scripture readings in the Ordinary and Extraordinary Form

The bishop who charmed kings and ate with lepers

St Hugh observes St Bruno adoring the Virgin and Child

St Hugh of Lincoln (November 17) travelled around his diocese defending the poor and needy against the powerful and insolent

Daily readings: November 13 – 19

Scripture readings in the Ordinary and Extraordinary Form

Daily readings: November 6 – 12

Scripture readings in the Ordinary and Extraordinary Form

The wealthy boy who dreamed of escaping luxury

St Charles Borromeo was a patron of the composer Palestrina

St Charles Borromeo (November 4) as Archbishop of Milan was hugely influential at the Council of Trent

Daily readings: October 30 – November 5

Scripture readings in the Ordinary and Extraordinary Forms

The friar who led an army against the Turks

A painting of the Siege of Belgrade, featuring St John holding a cross

St John of Capestrano (October 23) was approaching 70 when he plunged into battle

Daily readings: October 23-29

Scripture readings in the Ordinary and Extraordinary Form

Moses’s blueprint for a compassionate society

Thirtieth Sunday of the Year: Exodus 22:20-26; 1 Thessalonians 5-10; Matthew 22:34-40