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Daily readings: October 10 – October 16

The week ahead

Scripture readings in the Ordinary and Extraordinary Forms

Miracles are the Kingdom of God breaking into our world

The word this week

Twenty-eighth Sunday of the Year: 2 Kings 5:14-17; 2 Timothy 2:8-13; Luke 17: 11-19

The French ecclesiastic who met a barbaric end

Fécamp Abbey, where St Leger spent his final days

Saint of the week

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

Daily readings: October 3 – October 9

The week ahead

Scripture readings in the Ordinary and Extraordinary Forms

‘How long, Lord, am I to cry for help while you will not listen?’

The word this week

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

‘We have heard that the English wish to be converted’

Canterbury, where Honorius died

Saint of the week

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

The week ahead

Scripture readings in the Ordinary and Extraordinary Forms

Wealth can put us beyond the reach of God

The word this week

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

The saint who only slept three hours a night

St Alphonsus was born in the province of Toledo, above

Saint of the week

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

The week ahead

Scripture readings in the Ordinary and Extraordinary Forms