Corpus Christi Procession North Sydney, 1934

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Title

Corpus Christi Procession North Sydney, 1934

Subject

Sydney, North Sydney, NSW, New South Wales, Corpus Christi Procession Sydney, medieval saints’ pageants, saints, saint, pageant, procession, parade, parades, processions, banner,
banners, eucharistic procession, eucharist, parade, medieval liturgy, canopy, host, Body of Christ, priests, clerics, papal delegate, monstrance, Monte Sant’ Angelo Convent North Sydney, Archbishop Cattaneo, Blessed sacrament feast of Corpus Christi, baldacchino, ombrello, thurifers, crucifer, medieval liturgy, incense, candles

Description

The feast of Corpus Christi (Body of Christ) has been held since the 13c. The host, Blessed sacrament, the consecrated body of Christ, is brought outside of its usual place in the sanctuary of the altar and paraded amongst devoted followers and the world at large. the procession is accompanied by prayer and adoration and usually concludes with Solemn Benediction. The feast occurs the first Thursday after Trinity Sunday.

Creator

Unknown

Source

National Library of Australia

Publisher

National Library of Australia

Date

Friday 1 June 1934, Procession Thursday 31 May (Thursday after Trinity Sunday)

Rights

National Library of Australia

Format

Photograph; PDF

Document Item Type Metadata

Original Format

Photograph; PDF

Citation

“Corpus Christi Procession North Sydney, 1934,” Medievalism in Australian Cultural Memory, accessed December 8, 2019, http://ausmed.arts.uwa.edu.au/items/show/370.