National Eucharistic Revivaldelta2023-05-30T20:05:09-05:00
The Eucharist is the source and summit of the whole Christian life. A Eucharistic Procession is a public witness of the veneration toward the most holy Eucharist, conducted through public streets. It is an extension of the worship of Jesus Christ, truly present in the Blessed Sacrament. It is a witness of our faith to our community.
Sunday, June 25th after Noon Mass
“Go, therefore, and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father, and of the Son, an of the Holy Spirit, teaching them to observe all that I have commanded you.* And behold, I am with you always, until the end of the age.” – Matthew 28:19-20.
Walk With Me
Why participate in a Eucharistic Procession? By processing with the Holy Eucharist in a reverent, prayerful and joyful manner, we honor Christ in the Eucharist and serve as witnesses to the intimate presence of God in the world and in each individual. Processions powerfully display the Incarnation, or God becoming human, and thus speak of his merciful love for all who journey to eternal life with him.
Bringing Christ to People
Why are we having a Eucharistic Procession this year? Processions have long been a form of liturgical prayer, and a part of the rich tradition of our Catholic faith. As you may know, we, as a whole Church, are in the midst of a three-year National Eucharistic Revival. A Eucharistic Procession certainly demonstrates the preeminence of the Eucharist during this time.
Adore, Praise & Thank the Lord
What can I expect if I go? Beginning after Noon Mass, the Eucharistic Procession will walk through the neighborhood surrounding the parish campus. It is a reverent and joy-filled walk. The Eucharistic Procession will conclude back in Church with Benediction and final prayers. The whole experience will be less than an hour.
Sunday, June 25th after Noon Mass. All Are Welcome.
“The procession with the Blessed Sacrament… reminds us that we are called to go out and bring Jesus to others. To go out with enthusiasm, bringing Christ to those we meet in our daily lives.” – Pope Francis, Homily on the Solemnity of the Most Holy Body and Blood of Christ, 6 June 2021
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