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The priest who saved boys from a life of crime and girls from prostitution

The Sisters of the Immaculate Conception flourished in Genoa          (PA)

St Agostino Roscelli (May 7) insisted he was merely a ‘poor priest’. John Paul II thought otherwise

Daily readings: May 8 – 14

Scripture readings in the Ordinary and Extraordinary Forms

The holy pope who lived on vegetable broth and crayfish

Pope St Pius V set up interest-free loan banks for the poor

St Pius V (April 30), who excommunicated Queen Elizabeth, continued to live as a monk even after he became pope

The priest who changed the way we treat the mentally ill

St Benedict Menni founded 17 psychiatric hospitals in Spain

St Benedict Menni (April 24) gave his life to outcasts in an era of anti-clericalism

Daily readings: April 24 – 30

Scripture readings in the Ordinary and Extraordinary Forms

Daily readings: April 17 – 24

Scripture readings in the Ordinary and Extraordinary Forms

The bishop hacked to death by his own king

The tomb of St Stanislaus in Wawel Cathedral, Kraków

St Stanislaus (April 11)

Daily readings: April 10 – 17

Scripture readings in the Ordinary and Extraordinary Forms

The patron saint of footballers who worked tirelessly for the poor

St Luigi Scrosoppi (April 3) founded the Sisters of Providence, opening 12 houses before he died

Daily readings: April 3 – 9

Scripture readings in the Ordinary and Extraordinary Forms