May 31, 2013

Parishes to sponsor Corpus Christi processions

Franciscan Father Frank Jasper, then-temporary administrator of Holy Family Parish in Oldenburg, carries a monstrance containing the Blessed Sacrament during the 160th annual Corpus Christi procession through Oldenburg on June 11, 2006. (File photo by Mary Ann Wyand)

Franciscan Father Frank Jasper, then-temporary administrator of Holy Family Parish in Oldenburg, carries a monstrance containing the Blessed Sacrament during the 160th annual Corpus Christi procession through Oldenburg on June 11, 2006. (File photo by Mary Ann Wyand)

On the weekend of June 1-2, the Church will celebrate the Solemnity of the Most Holy Body and Blood of Christ, which is also known by its traditional Latin name of “Corpus Christi.”

The following Corpus Christi processions at parishes in the archdiocese have been reported to The Criterion.

June 2

  • Holy Family Parish, Main Street, Oldenburg—Procession following 10 a.m. Mass. Information: 812-934-3013.
  • Our Lady of the Most Holy Rosary Parish, 520 Stevens St., Indianapolis—Procession following 11:30 a.m. Mass in the Extraordinary Form, includes stops at three outdoor altars for Benediction. Information: 317-636-4478.
  • St. Ann, St. Joseph and St. Mary parishes, North Vernon City Park—Mass and procession, 9:30 a.m., lunch to follow. Rain location at Jennings County High School gymnasium, 800 W. Walnut St., North Vernon. Information: 812-346-3604.
  • St. Anthony Parish and Holy Trinity Parish, Indianapolis—Procession through neighborhoods following 8:30 a.m. Mass at St. Anthony Church, 4052 E. 38th St., stopping at three altars, concluding at Holy Trinity Church, 337 N. Warman Ave., for 11:30 a.m. Mass. Information: 317-636-4828.
  • St. Luke the Evangelist Parish, 7575 Holliday Drive East, Indianapolis—Vespers and Benediction following 11:30 a.m. Mass. Information: 317-259-4373.
  • St. Mary Magdalen Parish, 4613 S. Old Michigan Road, Holton—Holy Hour and procession followed by games and snacks, 7 p.m. Information: 812-689-4244.
  • St. Vincent de Paul Parish and St. Mary Parish in Mitchell, at St. Vincent de Paul Parish, 1723 “I” St., Bedford—procession following 10:30 a.m. Mass. Information: 812-275-6539 or parish@svsbedford.org. †

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