"...and the bread that I will give is my flesh for the life of the world." -John 6:51
Sunday, June 19, 2022
Mass begins at 1:00 p.m. | Procession begins at 2:30 p.m.
The National Eucharistic Revival will launch in the Archdiocese of Detroit with a Eucharistic procession on the Feast of Corpus Christi.
The procession will begin with exposition of the Blessed Sacrament at the Cathedral of the Most Blessed Sacrament (9844 Woodward Ave, Detroit, MI 48202), the faithful will process with the Blessed Sacrament through our city, and the procession will conclude with Benediction at Sacred Heart Major Seminary (2701 Chicago Boulevard, Detroit, Michigan 48206).
Corpus Christi Eucharistic Procession Frequently Asked Questions
Yes, you can. Please arrive at the Cathedral of the Most Blessed Sacrament between 2:00 pm and 2:25 pm to join the procession by 2:30 pm.
Given the nature of the event, please wear comfortable shoes and an outfit that you can walk in for about two miles. Feel free to wear your athletic shoes to Mass that day.
Yes, we will. If it rains, the Eucharistic procession will continue as planned. Please bring an umbrella or raincoat and whatever else you may need. If there is dangerous weather in the forecast (i.e., lightning), look for an email before the event with an update on an alternate plan to safely celebrate the start of the Eucharistic Revival.
There will be water at designated stations along the route. We have parish groups and mission partners who have generously volunteered their time and resources to make this possible. You are welcome to bring your own water, but you will need to carry it on the route.
You can park at the Cathedral of the Most Blessed Sacrament. At the conclusion of the event, there will be transportation to take participants from Sacred Heart Major Seminary back to the Cathedral parking lot.
Recognizing that not everyone may be able to walk the entire route, we have a secondary spot that participants can use for the Eucharistic procession. You can park at Sacred Heart Major Seminary and join the procession at a point closer to the end of the route. Volunteers will be at Sacred Heart Major Seminary to help direct you.
Participants will receive a worship aide with the prayers used during the procession. Some items to consider are sunscreen, sunglasses or a hat, any medications you need (i.e., inhaler, etc.), a water bottle (there will be water stations along the route as well).
You will have to carry whatever you bring with you for the day, so please plan accordingly.