The month of July is dedicated to The Precious Blood of Jesus.
The Holy Father’s Intentions for the Month of July 2022
For the elderly: We pray for the elderly, who represent the roots and memory of a people; may their experience and wisdom help young people to look towards the future with hope and responsibility.
Feasts for July
01. Junipero Serra (USA), Opt. Mem.
03. Fourteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time, Sunday
04. Independence Day (USA), Opt. Mem.
05. Anthony Mary Zaccaria; Elizabeth of Portugal (USA), Opt. Mem.
06. Maria Goretti, Opt. Mem.
09. Augustine Zhao Rong & companions, Opt. Mem.
10. Fifteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time, Sunday
11. Benedict, Memorial
13. Henry, Opt. Mem.
14. Kateri Tekakwitha (USA), Memorial
15. Bonaventure, Memorial
16. Our Lady of Mount Carmel, Opt. Mem.
17. Sixteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time, Sunday
18. Camillus de Lellis (USA), Opt. Mem.
20. Apollinaris, Opt. Mem.
21. Lawrence of Brindisi, Opt. Mem.
22. Feast of Mary Magdalene, Feast
23. Bridget, Opt. Mem.
24. Seventeenth Sunday in Ordinary Time, Sunday
25. James, Feast
26. Joachim and Anne, Memorial
29. Martha, Mary and Lazarus, Memorial
30. Peter Chrysologus; Solanus Casey, Opt. Mem.
31. Eighteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time, Sunday
Focus of the Liturgy
The Gospel readings for July are taken from St. Luke. All Sunday readings are from Year C, and Weekday readings are from Cycle II.
July 3rd – 14th Sunday of Ordinary Time
In this Gospel, Jesus tell the Apostles that the harvest is great but the laborers few.
July 10th – 15th Sunday of Ordinary Time
The Gospel relates the parable of the Good Samaritan.
July 17th – 16th Sunday of Ordinary Time
The Gospel tells the story of Martha and Mary.
July 24th – 17th Sunday of Ordinary Time
In this Gospel Jesus teaches the Apostles to pray the Our Father.
July 31st – 18th Sunday of Ordinary Time
Jesus tells us to guard against greed and relates the parable of the rich man.
extract from catholicculture.org