Bishop John Noonan will lead the Diocese of Orlando’s annual Corpus Christi procession with the Blessed Sacrament under guarded canopy on the Solemnity of the Most Holy Body and Blood of Christ (Sunday, May 29, 2016) beginning at 7:00 p.m. The procession will begin after 6:00 p.m. Mass at the Basilica of the National Shrine of Mary, Queen of the Universe (8300 Vineland Ave. in Orlando). Mass will be celebrated by Bishop Noonan.
During the procession, participants will reflect on the Mystery of the Most Holy Eucharist. All will follow Bishop Noonan who will be holding the Blessed Sacrament exposed in the monstrance while Diocese of Orlando seminarians carry the processional canopy.
All will pray at Eucharistic Altars of Repose highlighting the music and traditions of ethnic groups in the Diocese of Orlando.
All Catholics are invited to attend and participate.
Eucharistic banners from all Catholic parishes, schools, organizations and apostolates are welcomed and encouraged.