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Veronica Brandt holds a Bachelor Degree in Electrical Engineering. As editor, she has produced fine publications (as well as valuable reprints) dealing with Gregorian chant, hymnody, Latin, and other subjects. These publications are distinguished on account of their tastefulness. She lives in the Blue Mountains near Sydney, Australia, with her husband Peter and five children.
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"Since such is the nature of man that he cannot easily without external means be raised to meditation on divine things, on that account holy Mother Church has instituted certain rites, namely that certain things be pronounced in a subdued tone (canon and words of consecration) and others in a louder tone; she has likewise made use of ceremonies such as mystical blessings, lights, incense, vestments, and many other things of this kind in accordance with apostolic teaching and tradition, whereby both the majesty of so great a sacrifice might be commended, and the minds of the faithful excited by these visible signs of religion and piety to the contemplation of the most sublime matters which are hidden in this sacrifice."
— Council of Trent (Session XXII)

Planning a Corpus Christi Procession
published 28 May 2016 by Veronica Brandt

eucharisticprocession YDNEY, AUSTRALIA has held a big Eucharistic Procession for the feast of Corpus Christi each year since 2006. This year the big plans were scuttled and parishes encouraged to hold their own parish processions.

Our little Latin Mass out on the western edge of Sydney has held a smaller procession each year joining with the neighbouring parish. This year the task of preparing a booklet fell to me so here I present :

PDF Booklet – 12 pages A5 Exposition, Procession, Rosary, Benediction.

I have made a GitHub repository for the little booklet for anyone else using LaTeX and gregorio to make booklets.

Maternal Heart of Mary’s Liturgical Booklets include a booklet for the 2nd Sunday after Pentecost with Procession. They begin with Salve Festa Dies and end with Ave Verum after the Blessed Sacrament is reposed.

It’s interesting to see into how other choirs and parishes approach a Eucharistic Procession – it’s a shame they are usually all on at the same time so you can’t experience more than one each year – especially when you’re involved.

Another sidetrack is looking at Beautiful Processional Canopies – amazingly based in Australia.


*   Photo credits: By Fennec. (Own work.) [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons: Blessed Sacrament procession, First Annual Southeastern Eucharistic Congress, Charlotte, North Carolina – 20050924-01