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Corpus Christi Procession – Sunday 23rd June 2019

March 30, 2019

This year’s Eucharistic Procession will be held on Sunday, 23rd June 2019.

The Eucharistic Procession is a significant part of Cork’s religious heritage.  It is now in its 94th year.

This year Most Reverend Denis Brennan, Bishop of Ferns will preach at the procession.

The Procession leaves the North Cathedral at 3:00pm and proceeds down Roman Street, Upper John Street, along Camden Quay, St. Patrick’s Bridge and St. Patrick’s Street en-route to Daunt’s Square.

Meanwhile, the religious ceremony begins in Daunt’s Square at 3.45pm approx. The Rosary will be recited by our Master of Ceremonies, Rev. Fr. Ben Hodnett, C.C., Frankfield/Grange. Hymns and sacred music will be performed by the Choir of the Church of the Incarnation, Frankfield, under the direction of Mr. Seán O’Neill. This year, Ms. Jessica O’Connell will be our Guest Soloist.

Once again, this year, a special area will be reserved for the sick and disabled near the Altar in Daunt’s Square. On arrival in Daunt’s Square, Bishop John Buckley will first bless the disabled, sick and infirm before ascending the Altar.

It is planned to broadcast the entire Daunt’s Square Ceremony live on the Cork Community Television Channel 803-Virgin Media and on the Internet on /tv from 2.45pm approx.

Participants into the Procession from Glanmire and the other Eastern Parishes, to assemble at Mangan’s Clock, Patrick’s Street at 2.45pm sharp. Parish groups are invited to bring their own parish banner and, if possible, some spiritual Church banners.

Please visit the Diocesan website for further details on the procession.

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