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The Return of the Prodigal Son (1862) by French painter James Tissot (Photo: PA)

Fourth Sunday of Lent: Jos 5:9-12; 2 Cor 5:17-21; Lk 15:1-3 & 11-32 (year c)

Daily Readings: November 16-22

Scripture readings in the Ordinary and Extraordinary Forms

Daily readings: September 28-October 5

Scripture readings in the Ordinary and Extraordinary Forms

St Monica's Feast Day is celebrated on August 27

The saint who prayed for St Augustine

St Monica is reputed for her constant prayers for her son Augustine

Twenty-fifth Sunday of the Year Amos 8: 4-7; 1 Timothy 2:1-8; Luke 16: 1-13 (Year C)

A statue of Joan of Arc in Paris (Photo: Press Association)

After being captured by the English, Joan of Arc suffered more from being denied the sacraments than from physical privations

Daily Readings: May 29 – June 4

Scripture readings in the Ordinary and Extraordinary Forms

As we prepare to celebrate Pentecost we are reminded that our communion with the Risen Lord is rooted in the same realities as the Apostles