Corpus Christi

I hear it at every mass as I draw near to the priest or eucharistic minister. "Body of Christ...Body of Christ...Body of Christ...". Corpus Christi is our parish's special feast day, as we are Blessed Sacrament Church.

"Then Jesus said unto them, Verily, verily, I say unto you, Except ye eat the flesh of the Son of man, and drink his blood, ye have no life in you."

"The Jews therefore strove among themselves, saying, How can this man give us his flesh to eat?"

"From that time many of his disciples went back, and walked no more with him."

Here He gives Himself to us as bread.
Here as wine we drink the blood He shed.
Born to die, we eat and live instead.
God and man at table are sat down.

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