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Daily readings: June 26 – July 2

Scripture readings in the Ordinary and Extraordinary Forms

The princess who forswore sleep in order to pass her nights in prayer

A statue of St Etheldreda

St Etheldreda (June 23) helped establish religious life as an acceptable vocation for ex-queens and princesses in England

Daily readings: June 19 – 25

Scripture readings in the Ordinary and Extraordinary Form

The early preacher to the Gentiles nicknamed ‘Jupiter’

A detail from St Barnabas Curing the Poor by Paolo Veronese

St Barnabas (June 11) was a crucial figure in the early history of Christianity, who preached to the Gentiles together with St Paul

Daily readings: June 12 – 18

Scripture readings in the Ordinary and Extraordinary Forms

Daily readings: June 5 – 11

Scripture readings in the Ordinary and Extraordinary Forms

The baker murdered by his apprentice

Rochester cathedral, where St William’s cult flourished

St William of Perth (May 23) had taken in an abandoned child and taught him the arts of bakery

Daily readings: May 22 – 28

Scripture readings in the Ordinary and Extraordinary Forms

The monk who softened St Augustine’s teaching on grace

The fortress on Île Saint-Honorat, where St Vincent became a monk

St Vincent de Lérins (May 14) tried to find a middle way between Augustine and the Pelagians

Daily readings: May 15 – 21

Scripture readings in the Ordinary and Extraordinary Forms