St. Francis of Assisi-St. Blaise parish, Crown Heights, celebrated Corpus Christi processing down Nostrand Ave.
The Polish community at St. Stanislaus Kostka displayed its faith and culture for the whole neighborhood to see during its annual Corpus Christi procession.
The celebration of Corpus Christi at St. Brendan’s Church, Midwood, centered around the parish complex. Following Mass, a procession moved outdoors to the courtyard where a special altar was set for adoration.
Father Dwayne Davis, the newly appointed administrator of St. Thomas Aquinas parish, Flatlands, bore the monstrance as the Corpus Christi procession made its way through the streets of the neighborhood.
In Ozone Park, Corpus Christi began with Mass celebrated by Father Ryszard Koper, parochial vicar, at St. Stanislaus Church
St. Sebastian’s parish, Woodside, held its 10th annual Corpus Christi Procession June 18 through the streets of the neighborhood.
Father William With, pastor, and Father Michael Gribbon, parochial vicar, celebrated Mass for the Feast of Corpus Christi at Resurrection Church, Gerritsen
Msgr. Michael Hardiman, pastor of St. Patrick’s parish, Bay Ridge, kneels in adoration at an altar along the way of the Corpus Christi procession.
The Eucharist is a tangible reminder of God’s love, and receiving Communion is a call to work to build the body of Christ by loving others and shunning all that sows division within a community, Pope Francis said.
The Feast of Corpus Christi was celebrated around the world and in the Diocese of Brooklyn and Queens with public devotions and processions. Click on the links below to see coverage.