Tuesday, May 22, 2007

Blessed be Jesus in the Most Holy Sacrament of the Altar

Last evening a group of Saint Charles Borromeo parishioners and I got together to plan a traditional Corpus Christi Procession. The candlelight procession is set for 8:00 p.m. the evening of Sunday, June 10. Several families, ministries, and organizations will decorate altars, construct canopies, lead the faithful in the bilingual (Spanish/English) recitation of the Holy Rosary, and sing traditional hymns including O Salutaris Hostia, Tantum Ergo, Holy God We Praise Thy Name, and Bendito, Bendito. We were all excited about reviving this beautiful Catholic devotion in our little corner of the world! Order of Service:


O Salutaris Hostia


Apostle’s Creed / Credo de los Apóstoles
Our Father / Padre Nuestro
Hail Mary / Ave Maria

Procession / Procesión

Altar 1 - La Resurrección
Bendito, Bendito (V1)

Altar 2 - The Ascension
Holy God We Praise Thy Name (V1)

Altar 3 - La Venida del Espíritu Santo
Bendito, Bendito (V2)

Altar 4 - The Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary
Holy God We Praise Thy Name (V2)

Altar 5 - La Coronación de la Virgen María
Bendito, Bendito (V3)

Return to the Altar of Sacrifice

Tantum Ergo Sacramentum

Divine Praises / Alabanzas de Desagravio

Benediction / Bendicion


Holy God We Praise Thy Name (V3)



Blogger Jeffrey Smith said...

Good for you!

4:06 AM  
Blogger Seminarian Matthew said...

Processions are wonderful, but they seem so rare anymore. Thank you for continuing the tradition, Father.

7:13 PM  

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