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Fécamp Abbey, where St Leger spent his final days

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

Daily readings: October 3 – October 9

Scripture readings in the Ordinary and Extraordinary Forms

Twenty-seventh Sunday of the Year: Habakkuk 1: 2-3 & 2:2-4; 2 Timothy 1: 6-8 & 13-14; Luke 17: 5-19

Canterbury, where Honorius died

St Homorius (September 30), the fifth Archbishop of Canterbury, was a key figure in the establishment of Christianity in England

Daily readings: September 26 – October 2

Scripture readings in the Ordinary and Extraordinary Forms

Wealth can put us beyond the reach of God

Twenty-seventh Sunday of the Year: Amos 6: 1 & 4-7; 1 Timothy 6: 11-16; Luke 16: 19-31

St Alphonsus was born in the province of Toledo, above

The saint who only slept three hours a night

The Virgin Mary appeared in a dream and said just one word to Alphonsus de Orozco (1500-1591): “Write” 

Daily readings: September 19 – September 25

Scripture readings in the Ordinary and Extraordinary Forms

Newman reached out to the most needy

The 25th Sunday of the Year: Am 8:4-7; Ps 115; 1 Tm 2:1-8; Lk 16:1-13

Civitavecchia, where St Cornelius was imprisoned

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