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Daily readings: May 22 – 28

The week ahead

Scripture readings in the Ordinary and Extraordinary Forms

Peter called all the baptised ‘a royal priesthood’. This is a challenge

The word this week

Fifth Sunday of Easter: Acts 6: 1-7; 1 Peter 2: 4-9; John 14: 1-12

The monk who softened St Augustine’s teaching on grace

The fortress on Île Saint-Honorat, where St Vincent became a monk

Saint of the week

St Vincent de Lérins (May 14) tried to find a middle way between Augustine and the Pelagians

Daily readings: May 15 – 21

The week ahead

Scripture readings in the Ordinary and Extraordinary Forms

The challenge that the Resurrection presents to every believer

The word this week

Fourth Sunday of Lent: Acts 2:14a, 36-41; Ps 23; 1 Pt 2:20b-25; Jn 10:1-10

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

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

Saint of the week

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

Daily readings: May 8 – 14

The week ahead

Scripture readings in the Ordinary and Extraordinary Forms

When the Apostles encountered the Risen Christ they were transformed

The word this week

Third Sunday of Easter: Acts 2:14 & 22-28; 1 Peter 1:17-21; Luke 24:13-35

The holy pope who lived on vegetable broth and crayfish

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

Saint of the week

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

Daily readings: May 1 – 7

The week ahead

Scripture readings in the Ordinary and Extraordinary Forms