The sacred calendar for the rites during July is mainly focused on Apollo. In the following list I include some festivities and festivals which can be attended privately in a convivial way within the family, friends and the community.
5 - 13 July: Ludi Apollinares
In the past these festivals dedicated to Apollo (protector of Rome together with his female polarity, Diana) included also great music and theatre shows.At present we can dedicate each day of the Ludi Apollinares to a peculiar aspect of Apollo
1 day - medicine: invocation to obtain health for the family, friends and all the living beings.
2 day - spiritual firmness: Apollo is always portraied standing firmly up. Invocation to obtain a quiet inner spiritual force
3 day - music and poetry: invocation to Apollo listening traditional music and reading poems4 day - the Sun. Invocation to Helios
5 day - wisdom: invocation to obtain wisdom and prudence
6 day - hidden wisdom: invocation to strengthen personal wisdom and prudence
7 day - transcendence: spiritual exercises and practicing silence
8 day - transcendence: spiritual exercises and practicing silence
9 day - transcendence: spiritual exercises and practicing silence
5 luglio: Fortuna Muliebre
This day is focused on invocations to obtain health and fortune for all women
7 luglio: Iuno Caprotina
Festivity and rites dedicated to all women
15 luglio: Castores
This day is dedicated to the two polarities and cycles regulating Nature and the whole Universe
19 luglio: Lucaria
This day is devoted to all sacred woods (lucus) Meditations, spiritual exercises and invocations in a sacred wood.
23 luglio Neptunalia
Invocations to obtain water in the dry season.
25 luglio: Furrinalia
This day is dedicated to fresh water and springs