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Daily readings: June 15-21

Scripture readings in the Ordinary and Extraordinary Forms

A 13th-century manuscript at Trinity College Library, Dublin, shows the executioner’s eyes falling out as he kills the saint

St Alban (June 22) is venerated by Anglicans, Catholics and Orthodox Christians

Daily readings: June 1 – 7

Scripture readings in the Ordinary and Extraordinary Forms

The Ascension of the Lord, Acts 1:1-11; Ps 47; Eph 1:17-23; Mt 28:16-20 (Year A)

An image from the Fulda Sacramentary depicts the martyrdom of St Boniface

St Boniface (June 5) was named after a fourth-century martyr from Tarsus in Syria

Daily readings: May 25-31

Scripture readings in the Ordinary and Extraordinary Forms

Sixth Sunday of Easter, Acts 8:5-8, 14-17; Ps 66; 1 Pet 3:15-18; Jn 14:15-21 (Year A)

A painting depicts St Philip Neri levitating while celebrating Mass

St Philip Neri (May 25) was beatified in 1615 and canonised just seven years later

A popular, early modern portrait of St Rita

The saint who loved roses

St Rita (May 22), along with St Jude, is known as the patron saint of impossible cases

Daily Readings: May 18 – 24

Scripture readings in the Ordinary and Extraordinary Forms