Eucharistic Procession Planned June 22 At Sts. Peter And Paul Catholic

Wednesday, June 18, 2014

Sunday is the Solemn Feast of the Most Holy Body and Blood of Christ, Corpus Christi at the Basilica of Sts. Peter and Paul, 214 East 8th St.  In following an ancient Catholic tradition of making a Eucharistic Procession through the streets, the Basilica will offer this procession to celebrate the feast following the 9 a.m. Mass.  

The procession will begin following Communion.  Participants will leave from the Church, and walk on the sidewalk, circling the block through Patten Pkwy.

, lasting about 10 minutes.  All Basilica parishioners are invited to participate but especially the First Communion and Confirmation classes, RCIA, Knights of Columbus, Women's Guild, Choir members, Children's Schola, all servers, and any other group that wishes to process.

Upon reentry into the Basilica after the procession the Blessed Sacrament will be exposed until 11:25 a.m. and solemn benediction will follow the 11:30 a.m. Mass.


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