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Scripture readings for the Ordinary and Extraordinary Forms

Christ at Simon the Pharisee, by Peter Paul Rubens (1618-20)

Twenty-second Sunday of the Year: Eccl 3:13-18 & 28-29; Heb 12:18-19; Lk 143:1 & 7-14

A portrait of St John Kemble

St John Kemble (August 22), a much-loved Catholic priest whose execution was horribly botched

Daily readings: August 22 – August 28

Scripture readings for the Ordinary and Extraordinary Forms

Michelangelo's depiction of Isaiah in the Sistine Chapel

What drives your deepest desires?

Twenty-first Sunday of the Year: Isaiah 66:18-21; Heb 12:5-7, 11 & 11-13; Lk 13:22-30

St Stephen of Hungary (August 16) was humble, and worked for the poor – yet did not always turn the other cheek

Daily readings: August 15 – August 21

Scripture readings for the Ordinary and Extraordinary Forms

The Solemnity of the Assumption: Rev 11:19, 12: 1-6 & 10; 1 Cor 15:20-26; Lk 1:39-56

St Teresa Benedicta of the Cross (August 9)

Edith Stein, Teresa Benedicta of the Cross, was killed in Auschwitz

Scripture readings for the Ordinary and Extraordinary Forms