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Daily readings: September 19 – September 25

Scripture readings in the Ordinary and Extraordinary Forms

The pope who allowed backsliders back into the fold

Civitavecchia, where St Cornelius was imprisoned

St Cornelius, pope from 251 to 253, was martyred by Emperor Gallus

Daily readings: September 12 – 18

Scripture readings in the Ordinary and Extraordinary Forms

St Omer, September 9, patron of the blind

Modern-day St Omer

A town named after St Omer, in the Pas-de-Calais, played a crucial role in educating English Catholics

Daily readings: September 5 – September 11

Scripture readings for the Ordinary and Extraordinary Forms

The Lancashire priest executed for his zeal

St Edmund’s remains were displayed on Lancaster Castle

St Edmund Arrowsmith (August 28) was hanged, drawn and quartered and his head set upon a pike

Daily readings: August 29 – September 4

Scripture readings for the Ordinary and Extraordinary Forms

The English martyr hanged at the age of 80

A portrait of St John Kemble

St John Kemble (August 22), a much-loved Catholic priest whose execution was horribly botched

Daily readings: August 22 – August 28

Scripture readings for the Ordinary and Extraordinary Forms

The king who stamped out paganism in Hungary

St Stephen of Hungary (August 16) was humble, and worked for the poor – yet did not always turn the other cheek