Corpus Christi

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AKA NameThe Feast of Corpus Christi, Feast of the Body of Christ, Solemnity of the Most Holy Body and Blood of Christ, Corpus Christi
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2023 Date8 June 2023
2024 Date30 May 2024
Corpus Christi

Corpus Christi

The Feast of Corpus Christi commemorates the sacrament of Holy Communion in the Roman Catholic Church. This includes the receiving of the Eucharist which Christians believe symbolizes the body and blood of Christ.

This feast seeks to remind us of Jesus Christ's sacrifice Do this in remembrance of me - Luke 22:19; 1 Corinthians 11:24-25.

In many countries, Corpus Christi is observed on the Thursday after Trinity Sunday, however where it is not a holy day of obligation, the celebration occurs on the Sunday that follows.

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Corpus Christi facts

  • "Corpus Christi" is a Latin term that translates to "Body of Christ."
  • The liturgical color associated with Corpus Christi is white or gold, symbolizing purity, joy, and the glory of the Eucharist.
  • The Feast of Corpus Christi has its origins in the 13th century and was officially established by Pope Urban IV in 1264.

Top things to do in Spain for Corpus Christi

  • If you're Christian, go to Mass and receive Holy Communion on the Feast of Corpus Christi.
  • Travel to the Vatican City and watch the annual procession of the Blessed Sacrament, headed by the Pope, through the streets of Rome.

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