Corpus Christi

Outside the Mass, the Eucharist is reserved to be brought to the sick and infirm and for the adoration of the faithful.

The Lectionary readings for the Solemnity of the Body and Blood of Christ (169) can be found here

For an updated and revised outline with the following themes, click here.

  • Central idea: Christ is the eternal high priest who offers us what he offered to the Father, himself.
  • Doctrine: The Eucharist.
  • Practical application: Eucharistic Adoration

The Homiletic Directory offers the following Catechism points and themes for this solemnity:

  • CCC 790, 1003, 1322-1419: the Holy Eucharist
  • CCC 805, 950, 2181-2182, 2637, 2845: the Eucharist and the communion of believers
  • CCC 1212, 1275, 1436, 2837: the Eucharist as spiritual food






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