Pastor's Corner for Corpus Christi

Dear St. Catherine Parish Family,

This Sunday, the Church celebrates the feast of Corpus Christi, or the Body (and Blood) of Christ. This feast is an especially important day for us to reflect on the sublime gift of the Eucharist. Our belief regarding the Eucharist should be reflected, particularly, in our demeanor when we come to Mass. Although we could certainly say that the Lord doesn’t need anything from us, our reverence for this incredible mystery helps remind us that God truly is present in the Eucharist, and that He deserves our utmost devotion.

This is why we as Catholics have always had certain traditions and practices that demonstrate our devotion: like maintaining an attitude of prayerfulness and silence while