The feast of Corpus Christi (Boze Cialo; Uroczystosc Najswietszego
Ciala i Krwi Chrystusa) is the day on which the Catholic Church
commemorates the institution of the Holy Eucharist. This Website
presents an overview of the history, theology, and popular devotions
associated with this feast. Special emphasis is given to the Polish
Roman Catholic traditions surrounding the celebration of the feast,
especially the outdoor Procession (Procesja Bozego Ciala).
Included in the Feast of Corpus Christi Homepage are illustrations,
theology, liturgy, and prayers. Visuals and audio are presented in
streaming format. Additional materials on Catholic theology and reverence
for the Eucharist are found as are Catholic links. Some of the contents
are found in Polish and Latin as well as English.
of the Corpus Christi Homepage
Introduction: What is The Feast of
Corpus Christi Altars (Bozy
Domek) & Greenery
The Corpus Christi Procession (Procesja)
The Liturgy of the Procession (Polish
Theology & Symbolism of the Procession
Prayers & Songs for Benediction &
Catholic Prayers before the Eucharist
The Auxiliary Ministry of Holy Communion
Guidelines for Receiving Holy Communion
Corpus Christi & Catholic Links
All content, graphics & images (c) Ann
Hetzel Gunkel 2000-2004.
Dr. Gunkel is designated as an Auxiliary Minister of Holy Communion
in accordance with canons 230.3 & 910.2 of the Code of Canon
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