Monday May 21, 2018

Corpus Christi


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Oil painting of Parishioners outside Catholic Cathedral

The next upcoming Corpus Christi is on Thursday May 31st, 2018. Corpus Christi is a feast that is celebrated on the second Thursday after Whit Sunday. It is a Catholic holiday that the Holy Communion or Eucharist takes places on.

Celebration\ Observance

It is celebrated by a big feast with the family. Mystery plays have become a popular attendance during this holiday as well.

History

It started in the second half of the 13th century in Europe when nun called Juliana of Li├Ęge said that she had been hearing God telling her to make a feast day for the Eucharist. Eventually she got the holiday granted, but it didn't take until after her death.


Dates of Corpus Christi by Year

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Holidays this Month

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