Tag Archives: Corpus Christi

Speaking of Eucharistic Processions…

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Corpus Christi may have passed for this year, but that doesn’t mean we can’t enjoy the reportage, even from years ago.
John XXIII on Corpus Christi 1960. Compare and contrast?
Interesting details.

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Pope Francis’ Corpus Christi Eucharistic procession. Wherein Fr. Z rants.

Here is a really sad tweet about this year’s Corpus Christi procession moved from Rome to Ostia. (Not a great idea, but, hey, they didn’t ask me.) There is a link to a video of the whole thing. Click ahead … Continue reading

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Your Sunday Sermon Notes – Corpus Christi and POLL

Was there a good point made in the sermon you heard at the Mass to fulfill your Sunday obligation?  Let us know!
Many people will have celebrated Corpus Christi today (even though it was, properly, last Thursday).    Others may have … Continue reading

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Benedict XVI on three purposes for Corpus Christi

In 1986 the English edition of Joseph Ratzinger’s Feast of Faith was published by Ignatius Press.  US HERE – UK HERE In that volume Benedict XVI reflected on the feast of Corpus Christi.
His Holiness juxtaposed the sad decline of Eucharistic devotions after … Continue reading

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PHOTOS @MadisonDiocese – Corpus Christi Mass with Procession – Traditional Pontifical Mass at the Throne

Yesterday evening, real Corpus Christi, we had a Pontifical Mass at the Throne with a Eucharistic Procession at St. Norbert’s in Roxbury, WI, a beautiful little church in a deeply German area of the diocese.
Here are a few photos to … Continue reading

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WDTPRS – Body and Blood of the Lord: His yoke is “sweet” and “light”

In the traditional Roman calendar for the 1962 Missale Romanum today, Thursday, is the Feast of Corpus Domini, or Corpus Christi.  In the post-Conciliar Missal’s calendar today is also Corpus Christi.
In the Novus Ordo and the traditional calendar many people will observe Corpus … Continue reading

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WDTPRS – 16th Sunday after Pentecost: good works bound up in grace

This Sunday’s dense Collect survived the scissors and paste-pots of the Consilium during the 1960’s and lived on in the post-Conciliar Missale Romanum as the 28th Sunday of Ordinary Time (next week). This prayer, used for centuries, is in the … Continue reading

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Corpus Christi in bombed out Cologne in 1947

No, no… everything is better now since the “reforms” of the liturgy and the way doctrine and law have been de-emphasized in the name of the spirit of Vatican II.  No.  Everything is so much better now… really… better.. it … Continue reading

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” We quickly turn the page, looking for novelty while unable to retain memories.”

The Holy Father decided to transfer the Mass of Corpus Christi and the Procession from the Lateran Basilica to St. Mary Major from Thursday – when it has always been celebrated – to Sunday.  I wasn’t consulted, but I think … Continue reading

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Your (Corpus Christi) Sunday Sermon Notes – POLL

Far and wide the celebration of the Feast of Corpus Christi, which properly fell last Thursday, has been transferred to this Sunday.
Was there a good point made in the sermon you heard for your Mass of Sunday Obligation?  Let us … Continue reading

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WDTPRS – 16th Sunday after Pentecost: good works bound up in grace

This Sunday’s dense Collect survived the scissors and paste-pots of the Consilium during the 1960’s and lived on in the post-Conciliar Missale Romanum as the 28th Sunday of Ordinary Time (next week). This prayer, used for centuries, is in the … Continue reading

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26 May – NYC – Corpus Christi Mass and Procession

If you are within striking distance of Manhattan, consider attending the beautiful Corpus Christi procession which the vibrant, famed, phoenix-like Church of the Holy Innocents will have on 26 May, Corpus Christi THURSDAY.
Mass is at 6 PM follow by the … Continue reading

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Brick by Brick in London’s Corpus Christi in Maiden Lane

I have posted updates from time to time about the wonderful restoration work being done at Corpus Christi Church in Maiden Lane, London, near Covent Garden.  Fr. Alan Robinson has the task in hand and is making great progress.  I’ve … Continue reading

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ASK FATHER: Novus Ordo formula for Communion during TLM?

From a reader…
QUAERITUR:
I was told by a reverent, well-formed priest who celebrates the old Mass well and often that the formula for distribution for communion is not specified in the missal.  [Ooops!]
He showed me that in the altar missal itself, … Continue reading

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WDTPRS: Corpus Christi – COLLECT (2002MR)

In 1246, Robert of Thourotte, Bishop of Liège, Belgium, had instituted in his diocese the feast now known as Corpus Christi at the request of an Augustinian nun Juliana of Cornillon, who composed an office for it.  In 1264, Pope … Continue reading

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