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The martyr whom King Charles II did nothing to help

St John Plessington was born in Garstang, near Preston

St John Plessington (July 19), a Catholic priest, was hanged, drawn and quartered in 1679

Daily readings: July 18 – July 24

Scripture readings for the Ordinary and Extraordinary Forms

St Camillus (July 14)

A statue of St Camillus at St Peter’s Basilica

Camillus de Lellis founded the Order of the Ministers of the Sick, an organisation which still flourishes around the world

Daily readings: July 11 – July 17

Scripture readings for the Ordinary and Extraordinary Forms

St Priscilla – July 8

Priscilla has become something of a feminist theological icon, on the rather slender grounds afforded in Acts 18 and St Paul’s Epistles

Daily readings: July 4 – July 10

Scripture readings for the Ordinary and Extraordinary Forms

St Irenaeus of Lyons – June 28

Father of the Church who punctured the smugness of the Gnostics

Daily readings: June 28 – July 3

Daily Scripture readings for the Ordinary and Extraordinary Forms

Daily readings: June 14 – June 19

Daily Scripture readings for the Ordinary and Extraordinary Forms

St Antony of Padua – June 13

A small and corpulent preacher with an irresistible personality