CONFESSIONS During this week, Confessions will be offered at the end of all weekday Masses as well as on Saturday, June 13, at 8:30 a.m. For the schedule and Father Joseph’s instructional video, please visit the Parish website:https://www.corpuschristisc.org/confession-times
FEAST OF CORPUS CHRISTI The annual Feast of the Most Holy Body and Blood of Christ will be celebrated during the 11:00 AM Sunday Mass on June 14. This is a special opportunity for us to honor the sacred presence of Christ in the consecrated Host displayed in the monstrance. After Communion, Father Joseph will lead the exposition, procession and benediction, blessing all of us in the presence (physically or virtually) of the Most Blessed Sacrament prior to the dismissal of the Mass. The liturgical celebration will be broadcasted live through the Parish website:http://www.corpuschristisc.org/watch-mass-live
OUTDOOR PROCESSION Sunday’s procession will follow outdoors for all parishioners who are uncomfortable in public spaces. Park your vehicle in the lower parking lot area, facing the church building, to watch the liturgical celebration through your phone or other electronic device. Following the Benediction, Father Joseph will process to the parking lot with the Most Blessed Sacrament to bless each and every one of you - one vehicle at a time. Bring your phones, follow along and participate in community:http://www.corpuschristisc.org/watch-mass-live
CORPUS CHRISTI NOVENA Father Joseph is praying the Corpus Christi Novena until Saturday, June 13, to help us prepare for the Feast. The livestream of the Novena starts at 12:00 p.m. following the midday prayer service - broadcasted through the Corpus Christi website:https://www.corpuschristisc.org/prayer-services
INSTRUCTIONAL VIDEO If your child is receiving his/her First Holy Communion during the month of June, please review together the following instructional video: https://youtu.be/0-4b88W_exI
RESUMPTION OF PARISH ACTIVITIES As communicated by the Diocese of Charleston, effective June 15, parishes may resume activities in small groups as long as theGuidelinesimplemented for the resumption of public Masses and Confessions are followed. We will communicate further information pertaining to this manner soon.
EUCHARISTIC ADORATION Adoration of Jesus Christ present in the Holy Eucharist will commence following the 12:15 Mass on Wednesday, June 10. The Eucharist will be displayed from 1:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. - ending with the Benediction.
ADORATION PRO Designed for Corpus Christi Eucharistic Adoration services, this web-based program allows Adorers to (i) see all available time slots, (ii) sign for one of them, (iii) receive an email or text confirmation upon sign up, (iv) receive an email or text reminder 24 hours before their weekly commitment, (v) automatic sub requests, among many others. For Eucharistic Adoration this week, please sign-up through our Parish website: www.corpuschristisc.org. When you get an opportunity, please watch the tutorial video to get acquainted w/ the features of this wonderful platform:https://youtu.be/HIoKPprAoiY
OFFICE OF THE BISHOP General absolution for those who are not able to attend weekend Masses has been extended to June 14. As of June 1, daily Mass communicants no longer receive general absolution. Bishop Guglielmone granted dispensation to those who (i) are high risk as per CDC guidelines, or (ii) are uncomfortable attending weekend Mass. The livestream of Masses will continue to be broadcasted daily through the Parish website. Thank you for worshiping from home and participating in the Holy Mass. We are truly grateful for your prayerful support.
THE MASS The Parish Bible Study will start presenting the study program “A Biblical Walk Through: The Mass” on the Feast of Corpus Christi this Sunday. In this study, you will come to know and understand the Mass like never before, leading you to a richer, more fruitful worship experience:https://www.corpuschristisc.org/bible-study
ASSISTANCE MINISTRY Starting next week, the Ministry will focus on a weekly request of non-perishable supplies - with the objective of having in our pantry enough to provide clients with the items needed. For the weekly request list, please visit the Parish website:https://www.corpuschristisc.org/assistance-ministry1
SIMPLY CATHOLIC Today, June 9, South Carolinians will enter polling stations for primary elections across the State. We will vote for those who may hold political office in our state and Washington, D.C., for the next two years or longer. As Catholics, we have the benefit of the Church’s Magisterium endowed upon her by Christ, which assists us in understanding the natural, moral law as it relates to specific issues. We have an obligation as Catholics also to be correctly informed and educated by the Church’s teaching so that we may vote with our consciences. Not liberal. Not conservative. Simply Catholic. Catholic citizenship & your vote. We have a dual heritage as both faithful Catholics and American citizens. As Catholics, our baptismal commitment to bear public witness to the values of Jesus Christ requires our active participation in the democratic life of our nation. As Americans, we have a serious moral obligation to vote. View ourSimply Catholicvoter guide. Click here tofind your local polling station. Click here toview your sample ballot.
May the Lord continue to richly bless you and your families!
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