The "Act of Entrustment of England to The Virgin Mary" is a prayer of profoundly historic and spiritual nature, say the country's bishops, awakening memories of Albion as the Dowry of Mary.
The Corpus Christi Procession is essentially a missionary movement as it winds its way along public streets and public pathways before ending for Benediction, according to Bishop Nulty.
We bring the presence of Jesus on to our streets to bring hope, to be a blessing and to build up communion: communion with Jesus Christ, a communion that then binds us together to build wider communion and community.
Archbishop of Tuam stresses that Corpus Christi procession ought to be a reminder that Jesus Christ can never be confined to a tabernacle or a Church building.
President of St Patrick’s College Maynooth hopes nine new deacons will build up the ‘Body of Christ’ as they “serve the people of God in their various dioceses".