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Church of the Home for Saturday, June 1

Feast of Corpus Christi

Even though we celebrate the Body and Blood of Christ at every Mass, this weekend we focus specifically on the Holy Eucharist.

Established by Pope Urban IV on September 8, 1264, the Feast of Corpus Christi, which means “Body of Christ” in Latin, can be traced back to St. Juliana of Liege (1193-1258). She believed that the Eucharist deserved a special day dedicated to its reverence and recognition. Distinct from Holy Thursday, a day when the Church commemorates not only the Eucharist but also the foot washing, the institution of the priesthood, and Jesus' agony in the Garden of Gethsemane.

The Eucharist is not merely a symbol of the Body and Blood but the actual presence of Christ. Jesus, during the Last Supper, did not say, “This is like my body; this is like my blood,” but declared, “This is my body; this is my blood,” broken and poured out for you. The Eucharist is a profound gift of God's love to us, a sacrament that embodies love. Through it, we encounter the living Christ and gain nourishment for our faith journey.

The Eucharist promotes community and unity, echoing St. Paul's teaching in his first letter to the Corinthians: “Because the loaf of bread is one, we though many, are one body, for we all partake of the one loaf.”

“The Eucharist affects the way we see others. In his life, Christ manifested his love by being with people, and by sharing their desires and problems. So, too, the Eucharist brings us together with others — young and old, poor and affluent, neighbors and visitors. The Eucharist calls us to see all of them as our brothers and sisters, and to see in them the face of Christ.”

Pope Francis

All Churches of the Home are invited to:

  • Spend time in front of the Blessed Sacrament of the Holy Eucharist.

  • Prayer asking for a greater ability to see the face of Christ in others.

  • Notice Christ in five random people that you pass throughout your day.

  • Over dinner, discuss:

    • Why do we believe that the Eucharist is Jesus’s Body and Blood?

    • Do you sometimes find it hard to believe that the Eucharist Is Jesus’s Body and Blood?

    • How does Christ show us His love for us through the Eucharist?

This weekend, Resurrection is excited to offer Holy Communion under both kinds - the Body and the Blood. Please review the diocesan update regarding the distribution of the Eucharist:


Join us for Mass this weekend in person at 4:00 PM on Saturday, 8:30 or 10:30 AM on Sunday, on, our YouTube channel, and our Facebook page.



Where do you see the Body of Blood of Christ? The real presence of Christ is not only found in the Eucharist but also in each other. We are surrounded by powerful illustrations of the Body and Blood of Christ, which extends beyond the traditional understanding of the Eucharist to include the recognition of Christ in others. Join Tony as he reflects on this weekend's scripture readings.




This Weekend's Bulletin

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