Sunday within the Octave of Corpus Christi

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Sunday within the Octave of Corpus Christi

by Fr. Francis Xavier Weninger, 1877

“And they began all at once to make excuses.”–Luke xiv.

The Church reads today the Sunday within the Octave of Corpus Christi a Gospel, which points not only to the table which Jesus, by the institution of the most holy Sacrament, has set for the children of His Church, but also to His great desire that they may all draw from this inexhaustible fountain of all graces the merits of the Redemption, to sanctify their lives and to secure for all eternity the salvation of their souls. Continue reading