The Feast of Corpus Christi has been celebrated since the 13th century,
but it celebrates something far older: the institution of the Holy Eucharist at the Last Supper.
The instrument in the hand of Divine Providence for this feast day
She was born in 1193 at Retines near Liège.
Juliana, from her early youth, had a great veneration for the Blessed Sacrament,
Pope Urban IV, always an admirer of the feast, published the Bull "Transiturus"
For centuries after the celebration was extended to the universal Church,
Wherever possible, public homage and adoration are paid
When and in what manner did Christ institute
the most holy Sacrament of the Altar?
At the Last Supper, on the day before His passion,
Here took place in a miraculous manner, by the all-powerful word of Christ,
From these words and those of the three holy Evangelists already mentioned,
In what does the worthy preparation for this holy Sacrament consist?
The worthy preparation of the soul
The holy Sacrament of the Altar is preserved in the tabernacle,
Visit Jesus not only in the church, but also accompany and adore Him
+ + From: Rev. Fr. Leonard Goffine's, The Church's Year: Feast of Corpus Christi