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Daily readings: April 29 – May 5

Scripture readings in the Ordinary and Extraordinary Forms

A museum housing St Pierre Chanel’s relics on the Pacific island of Futuna

St Pierre Chanel (April 28) had his heart set on missionary work abroad since the age of 14

Fourth Sunday of Easter: Acts 4: 8-12; 1 John 3: 1-2; John 10: 11-18

St Peter of St Joseph Betancurt

St Peter of St Joseph Betancurt (April 25), born in Tenerife, ministered to the poor in Guatemala City

Daily readings: April 22 – 28

Scripture readings in the Ordinary and Extraordinary Forms

Third Sunday of Easter: Acts 3:13-15, 17-19; Ps 4; 1 Jn 2:1-5; Lk 24:35-48

St Bernadette grew up uneducated, undernourished, and asthmatic

St Bernadette (April 16) grew up in the direst extremes of poverty

Daily readings: April 15 – 21

Scripture readings in the Ordinary and Extraordinary Form

Second Sunday of Easter: Acts 4:32-35; Ps 118; 1 Jn 5:1-6; Jn 20:19-31

San Anastasia church in Verona, the city where St Magdalen served the poor

St Magdalen of Canossa (April 10)