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Francis Speaks On the Solemnity of the Body and Blood of Christ

Jesus Becomes Fragile in the Eucharist The Gospel presents us the narrative of the Last Supper (Mk 14:12-16, 22-26). The words and gestures of the Lord touch our hearts: He takes the bread in his hands, pronounces the blessing, breaks it and offers it to the disciples, saying: “Take; this is my body” (v. 22). […]

Solemnity of the Body and Blood of Christ

Saint Paul wrote, “Because there is one bread, we who are many are one body” (1 Corinthians 10:17). We are a community nourished by the body and blood of Christ. Communion with the body of Christ is an effective sign of unity, of communion, of sharing. One cannot participate in the Eucharist without committing oneself […]

Healing the Body — A Few Steps Forward

The recuperative powers of the human body are remarkable. Following surgery, infections, even critical incidents such as strokes and heart attacks, the determination of the body to heal is a source of wonder. With the aid of excellent health care professionals and medical technology, we are so very blessed in the times when we are […]

Corpus Christi in Stained Glass

The feast of Corpus Christi is essentially, it is a special rejoicing in the Eucharist.

Poverty; Corpus Christi; Politeness; Getting Engaged

General audience: The family and the downward spiral of poverty Vatican City, 3 June 2015 (VIS) – The living conditions that put the family to the test and render it vulnerable, starting with poverty, will be the themes of Pope Francis’ catechesis starting from today, he announced to the twenty thousand faithful attending this week’s […]

Homily by Bishop Stu O’Connell – Chanel College Jubilee

Sunday 10 June 2012 We conclude our Jubilee celebrations today on this wonderful Church feast of Corpus Christi – the Body of Christ. Saint Paul continually reminds us that WE ARE the Body of Christ. We, the Church, the People of God, are the body of Christ. In these last few days, we have gathered […]

Sunday 10 June

Corpus Christi 1 Exodus 24:3-8; 2 .Hebrews 9: 11-15; Ps 116B; Mark 14 12-16, 22-26 “This is my body … this is my blood” The solemnity of Corpus Christi reminds us of Christ’s promises at the Last Supper, which was held during the Passover. The Passover feast, celebrated with bread and wine, commemorates God’s Covenant […]