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What is Corpus Christi?

Asked by B. Wright, Last updated: Aug 21, 2019

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C. Reyes

C. Reyes

Answered on Aug 21, 2019

Corpus Christi is the type of celebration that commemorates that the Eucharist is also known as the Body of Christ. This is considered to be important because this shows the transubstantiation of the bread and wine representing the body and blood of Jesus Christ.

There are a lot of people who celebrate this to be reminded of all the sacrifices that the Lord has done. It is true that at this very fast-paced world right now, it still helps if people would make an effort to remember the Lord and to think about the things that can be done by the Lord. The more that people remember this, the better that they would feel.

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T. Wikati

T. WikatiTechnical Writer, New York
Technical Writer, New York

Answered on Aug 06, 2019

The term “Corpus Christi” is a Latin phrase that refers to the “Body of Christ.” It is a feast celebrated by Christians. The event makes references to the last Supper Jesus had with his disciples before his crucifixion as narrated in the Holy Bible.

Corpus Christi is mostly celebrated by Roman Catholic Church, but it is also included in the calendar of some Anglican churches. It celebrates the real body and blood, the soul, and the divinity of Jesus is the element of Eucharist, also known as transubstantiation. Corpus Christi is celebrated in late May or early June, and it is also observed as a public holiday in many countries.

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