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Daily readings: November 7 – 13

Scripture readings in the Ordinary and Extraordinary Forms

The brother who ‘watched the door’ for 46 years

St Alphonsus Rodriguez (October 30) began his life in prosperity – but then his world fell to pieces

Daily readings: October 31 – November 6

Scripture readings in the Ordinary and Extraordinary Forms

St Cuthbert of Canterbury, reformer of the English Church

Canterbury, where Cuthbert served as archbishop

In the eighth century St Cuthbert (October 26) held a synod to improve the moral condition of the English Church

Daily readings: October 24 – 30

Scripture readings in the Ordinary and Extraordinary Forms

‘I am God’s grain, and I am to be ground by the teeth of wild beasts’

A detail of an icon of the martyrdom of St Ignatius

St Ignatius of Antioch (October 17) bears remarkable witness to the power of the faith in the early Church

Daily readings: October 17 – 23

Scripture readings in the Ordinary and Extraordinary Forms

St Paulinus, the ‘awe-inspiring’ priest who helped convert an English king

St Paulinus of York (October 10) was sent to England by Pope Gregory in 1601

Daily readings: October 10 – October 16

Scripture readings in the Ordinary and Extraordinary Forms

The French ecclesiastic who met a barbaric end

Fécamp Abbey, where St Leger spent his final days

St Leger (October 2) was fatally drawn into the power struggles of Merovingian France