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July 2023: Mass Readings and Resources

July 2023 is Year A in the Sunday liturgical cycle and Year 1 in the weekday cycle. See Mass readings resources for specific Sundays and feast days in July 2023 here. Learn more about lectionary cycles from the USCCB.

Sundays and Holy Days in July 2023

13th Sunday in Ordinary Time

Sunday July 2, 2023

The readings for the 13th Sunday in Ordinary Time teach us to prioritize our relationship with God above all else. The stories and verses emphasize the importance of hospitality, recognizing God’s goodness, and selfless devotion to Jesus.

14th Sunday in Ordinary Time

Sunday July 9, 2023

The readings for the 14th Sunday in Ordinary Time remind us to be grateful for God’s blessings. They speak of the coming Kingdom of God, living by the Spirit, and finding rest in Jesus. These passages encourage us to praise God and trust in His guidance during challenging times.

15th Sunday in Ordinary Time

Sunday July 16, 2023


The readings for the 15th Sunday in Ordinary Time highlight the importance of our relationship with God in nurturing our growth and bearing fruit in life. They emphasize that God’s Word is like nourishing rain, preparing us for a new creation. In the gospel, Jesus tells a parable about the sower and teaches us to be receptive to God’s Word with open hearts.

16th Sunday in Ordinary Time

Sunday July 23, 2023


The readings for the 16th Sunday in Ordinary Time emphasize the Kingdom of God. They teach us about God’s desire for justice and kindness, the Spirit’s help in our weaknesses, and the parables that illustrate the growth and impact of the Kingdom. These passages invite us to understand and embrace the values and principles of God’s Kingdom.

17th Sunday in Ordinary Time

Sunday July 30, 2023

The readings for the 19th Sunday in Ordinary Time focus on the wisdom and purpose of God. They teach us about the value of understanding and following God’s commands, and how all things work together for the good of those who love God. In the gospel, Jesus presents parables that illustrate the priceless worth of the Kingdom of Heaven. These passages encourage us to seek God’s wisdom, cherish His commands, and prioritize His purpose in our lives.

July 2023

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