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
Websites:
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)
http://www.catholic-forum.com/saints/saintt07.htm

July 4 - Independence Day

July 4 - St. Elizabeth of Portugal (1336) Queen
http://www.catholic-forum.com/saints/sainte07.htm

July 6 - St. Maria Goretti, Virgin and Martyr
http://www.catholic-forum.com/saints/saintm09.htm
http://www.mariagoretti.org

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

July 14 - Blessed Kateri Tekakwitha (1680)
http://www.catholic-forum.com/saints/saintk01.htm
Illustrated Children's Story of Kateri Tekakwitha

July 15 - St. Bonaventure (1221-1274) Bishop and Doctor of the Church
http://www.catholic-forum.com/saints/saintb16.htm
http://www.cin.org/saints/bonaventure.html
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)
Websites:
St. Ignatius' Letter on Obedience
St. Ignatius Loyola by John Farrow
St. Ignatius of Loyola from the Catholic Encyclopedia