Give us Feedback!
Set the category for this topic
Arts & Culture
Biology & Nature
Business & Companies
Food & Drink
Geography & Travel
Health & Medicine
History & Events
Religion & Philosophy
Society & Politics
Technology & Computing
Transportation & Vehicles
Corpus Christi (feast)
- Created 2012-03-24
Corpus Domini redirects here. For other uses see Corpus Domini (disambiguation)
Feast of Corpus Christi
Body of Christ
), also known as
, is a
celebrating the tradition and belief in the body and blood of
. It emphasizes the joy of the institution of the Eucharist, which was observed on
in the somber atmosphere of the nearness of
In the present
, the feast is designated the solemnity of
The Most Holy Body and Blood of Christ
. It is also celebrated in some
Old Catholic Church
es that hold similar beliefs regarding the Real Presence.
The feast is liturgically celebrated on the Thursday after
or, "where the Solemnity of the Most Holy Body and Blood of Christ is not a
Holy Day of Obligation
, it is assigned to the Sunday after the Most Holy Trinity as its proper day". At the end of
, there is often a
, generally displayed in a
. The procession is followed by
Benediction of the Blessed Sacrament
A notable Eucharistic procession is that presided over by the
each year in
, where it begins at the
Archbasilica of St. John Lateran
and makes its way to the
Basilica of Saint Mary Major
, where it concludes with Benediction.
from Wikipedia (last updated: 20 May), licensed under
What do you know about this topic?
Please make sure to only add personal information and experiences about this topic that complements the article above. Comments or opinions should be posted at the bottom of the page by clicking
. Thanks alot for contributing!
...or create an Experience Page
Currently no applications. Add an application using the contribute box to the right.
Let People Vote
Ask a Question
Feast of Corpus Christi (Catholic Encyclopedia)
Corpus Christi: The Body and Blood of Christ
Feast of Corpus Christi: History
Carthusians and Corpus Christi
Traditional Corpus Christi celebrations in Panama
No related topics added yet...
Add new image
Add image by copy and paste a link:
Add external link
Links to external pages
Add related topic
Links to related topics
Copyright 2011 © Empedia.com BETA
Forgot your password?