Jun 6, 2021: Solemnity of the Most Holy Body and Blood of Christ (Corpus Christi) (B)

Corpus Christi

Introduction

On the feast of The Body and Blood of Christ, we celebrate the mystery, faith, and devotion surrounding the Eucharist and recall the institution of the sacrament of Holy Communion at the Last Supper. While Holy Thursday marks the anniversary of the institution, the solemn nature of Holy Week and the focus on Christ’s Passion on Holy Friday suppresses the level of rejoicing that is proper to the occasion. Today’s observance, therefore, accents the joyous aspect of Holy Thursday. Continue reading “Jun 6, 2021: Solemnity of the Most Holy Body and Blood of Christ (Corpus Christi) (B)”