Month of the Precious Blood
"Let us fix our gaze on the Blood of Christ and realize how truly precious It is, seeing that it was poured out for our salvation and brought the grace of conversion to the whole world".
– Pope St Clement I.
July is the month of the Precious Blood, and the feast of the Precious Blood used to be celebrated on 1 July.
Detail of a carved panel from the Dominican church of St Dominic in San Francisco.