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Daily readings: October 16 – 22

Scripture readings in the Ordinary and Extraordinary Forms

The missionary who laboured to save the most abandoned souls in the world

St Daniel was an expert in Central African dialects

St Daniel Comboni (October 10) inspired new European attitudes to Africans

Daily readings: October 9 -15

Scripture readings in the Ordinary and Extraordinary Forms

A formidable English bishop who rooted out corruption

Hereford, where St Thomas served as bishop (David Davies/PA)

St Thomas of Hereford (October 2) was canonised only 20 years after his death after some 500 miracles had been attributed to his intercession

Daily readings: October 2 – 8

Scripture readings in the Ordinary and Extraordinary Forms

The saint who threw Satan out of heaven

A giant statue of St Michael in Mexico City (CNS photo/Greg Tarczynski)

St Michael the Archangel (September 29) provides aid in the spiritual struggle fought in every human soul

Daily readings: September 25 – October 1

Scripture readings in the Ordinary and Extraordinary Forms

Daily readings: September 18 – 24

Scripture readings in the Ordinary and Extraordinary Forms

The archbishop who helped restore faith to England after a plague

Canterbury, where St Theodore founded a hugely influential school

St Theodore of Tarsus (September 19) probably never gave England a thought before the age of 66. But English civilisation owes him a great debt

Daily readings: September 11 – 17

Scripture readings in the Ordinary and Extraordinary Forms