Understanding the Book of Revelation can be difficult. Every time we participate in the Eucharistic celebration we are actually taking part in a liturgy where heaven intersects with earth.
Corpus Christi - Year B
This reflection encourages youth to understand what they are saying when the Body and Blood of Christ are presented to them and they respond with an “Amen”.
While they were eating, he took bread, said the blessing, broke it, gave it to them, and said, “Take it; this is my body.” Then he took a cup, gave thanks, and gave it to them, and they all drank from it. He said to them, “This is my blood of the covenant, which will be shed for many. Amen, “
Jesus became bread broken for us, and He asks us to give ourselves to others, no longer to live for ourselves, but for one another. – Pope Francis
The readings for the Solemnity of the Body and Blood of Christ for Year B give background for the notion of sacrifice and explain why we call Jesus the Lamb of God. So the Blessed Sacrament is the main theme for this feast day along with the notion of self-giving. Here are some suggested activities for this date.