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Daily readings: January 23 – 29

Scripture readings in the Ordinary and Extraordinary Forms

Third Sunday of the Year: Is 8:23-9:3; 1 Cor 1:10-13; Mt 4:12-23

St Anthony, painted by Fra Angelico in 1436

The hermit who lived for 15 years in a tomb

St Anthony of Egypt (January 17) inspired a new ideal by seeking spiritual growth in the desert

Daily readings: January 16 – 22

Scripture readings in the Ordinary and Extraordinary Forms

Second Sunday of the Year: Is 49:5-6; 1 Cor 1:1-3; Jn 1:29-34

St Benedict was entranced by the monks at Lérins, on the island of St Honorat, near Cannes

St Benedict Biscop (January 12) travelled extensively, and was thus able to introduce the practices of Roman and Frankish Christianity into Northumberland

Daily readings: January 9 – 15

Scripture readings in the Ordinary and Extraordinary Forms

The Baptism of the Lord: Is 42: 1-4 & 6-7; Acts 10: 34-38; Mt 3: 13-17

The Stoning of St Stephen by Paolo Uccello

St Stephen, the first Christian martyr

St Stephen (December 26) was hauled up before a Jewish court for rejecting sacrificial worship

Scripture readings in the Ordinary and Extraordinary Forms