A Calendar of Resources: July

The Month of the Most Precious Blood

July 1 - Blessed Junipero Serra (1784) priest and founder of the California Missions
"Father Junipero Serra" p. 22 of The Children's Book of America, edited by William Bennett
Junipero Serra and the California Missions
Blessed Junipero Serra (brief biography)
The California Missions
Blessed Junipero Serra, Priest and Missionary (longer biography)
The Serra Club Homepage

July 3 - St. Thomas the Apostle (74)

July 4 - Independence Day

July 4 - St. Elizabeth of Portugal (1336) Queen

July 6 - St. Maria Goretti, Virgin and Martyr

July 11 - St. Oliver Plunkett (1681), Bishop and Martyr
St. Oliver Plunkett - Catholic Online

July 14 - Blessed Kateri Tekakwitha (1680)
Illustrated Children's Story of Kateri Tekakwitha

July 15 - St. Bonaventure (1221-1274) Bishop and Doctor of the Church
Catholic Encyclopedia Entry on St. Bonaventure

July 16 - Our Lady of Mt. Carmel
St. Simon Stock from the Catholic Encyclopedia
The Scapular from the Catholic Encyclopedia

July 22 - St. Mary Magdalene (77)

July 23 - St. Bridget (1373) Religious, Founder

July 25 - St. James the Greater (42) Apostle

July 26 - Sts. Joachim and Ann
St. Joachim from the Catholic Encyclopedia
St. Anne from the Catholic Encyclopedia

July 31 - St. Ignatius of Loyola (1491 - 1556), Priest and Founder of the Jesuits
St. Ignatius and the Company of Jesus by August Derleth (from the Vision series from Ignatius Press)
St. Ignatius' Letter on Obedience
St. Ignatius Loyola by John Farrow
St. Ignatius of Loyola from the Catholic Encyclopedia