ST. JOHN THE BAPTIST PARISH HOLDS EUCHARISTIC PROCESSION
St. John the Baptist parish, in response to the call from Bishop Vann and bishops throughout the United States for a revival of devotion and belief in the Real Presence of Jesus in the Eucharist, held a Eucharistic Procession on Sunday, June 19, the Solemnity of Corpus Christi.
The celebration included benediction in English, Spanish and Vietnamese at three outdoor altars – decorated by the Filipino, Spanish and Vietnamese communities – located
throughout the parish campus, with a final benediction in the church in Latin.
Boys and girls who recently received their First Holy Communion – dressed in their Holy Communion finery – processed in front of the Blessed Sacrament scattering rose
Throughout the procession – which included the pastor and four parochial vicars, religious sisters, the recent first communicants and hundreds of parishioners – the parish music ministries led the faithful in eucharistic hymns in various languages.
SPECIAL MASS FOR MARIAN DAYS VOLUNTEERS
Bishop Thanh Thai Nguyen celebrated a special Mass on Thursday, June 23 for volunteers of the Marian Days celebrated on the Christ Cathedral campus July 1-2. The Mass, celebrated inside the Arboretum, was attended by more than 1,000 parishioners.