Tag Archives: Corpus Christi

WDTPRS 16th Sunday after Pentecost: Our good works bound up in His 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 … Continue reading

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Card. Cañizares: Observe Corpus Christi on Thursday, not Sunday.

One can understand why people might think it a good idea to transfer feast days which fall during the middle of the week to a Sunday observance.  More people can participate in them, right?
On the other hand, the transferal of … Continue reading

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St. Paul/Mpls: Archdiocesan Corpus Christi Procession – Sunday 26 June

Archdiocesan Corpus Christi Procession, Sunday, June 26, 2:00-3:30 p.m., Little Sisters of the Poor to the Cathedral of St. Paul. Bring your family and friends for this festive walk with our Eucharistic Lord. Ice cream social follows. Park in the … Continue reading

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WDTPRS: Corpus Christi – Post Communion – using God

The Solemnity of the Body and Blood of the Lord, or Corpus Christi, Corpus Domini in some places, actually falls on the Thursday after Trinity Sunday, not on Sunday.  It is supposed to correspond to the Mass of the Last … Continue reading

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NYC, Manhattan 23 June: Corpus Christi with procession

Today, Thursday, 23 June at 6 pm there will be a Solemn Mass in the Extraordinary Form, followed by a procession with the Blessed Sacrament, in Manhattan, NYC, at the Church of the Holy Innocents (128 W 37th – btw … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: “Body of Christ” not “The Body of Christ” because people embody Christ

From a reader:
Our priest informs the extraordinary ministers of Holy Communion [Indeed, they are not "Eucharistic Ministers".  In fact, we need to have the discussion of whether they are techincally ministers at all.] of our parish that, henceforth, they are … Continue reading

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WDTPRS: Corpus Christi – Post Communion (2002MR 1962MR)

The Solemnity of the Body and Blood of the Lord, or Corpus Christi, Corpus Domini in some places, actually falls on the Thursday after Trinity Sunday.  
In the 1975 Missale Romanum, after the texts for the Mass, there is … Continue reading

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WDTPRS: Corpus Christi – Super Oblata (2002MR)

Most of the world’s parishes are observing Corpus Christi today.  In another place I drilled into the Collect.   Let’s look at the Super Oblata, or "Prayer over the gifts".
SUPER OBLATA (2002MR):Ecclesiae tuae, quaesumus, Domine,unitatis et pacis propitius dona concede,quae sub … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: A TLM Sunday obervance of Corpus Christi?

From a reader:
I have a question regarding the Feast of Corpus Christi and its celebration in the Extraordinary Form Calendar. A newly ordained priest friend of mine has been asked to do a Missa Cantata in the Extraordinary form this … Continue reading

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Pope Benedict XVI, Bishop of Rome

If I have a little time in the early morning I may try to parse some of the Holy Father’s Corpus Christi sermon at the Lateran.
In the meantime, it was nice to see him preach, seated as usual, and … Continue reading

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