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Monday 3 June 2013

Corpus Christi Procession 2013

This year's Corpus Christi Procession saw record numbers - responding to the Holy Father's call for the Church throughout the world to join in Eucharistic adoration.

The Blessed Sacrament was exposed at the Oratory:

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The Procession leaves the Oratory, with Bishop William Kenney, C.P. carrying the Blessed Sacrament:

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Moving down St Giles':

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The procession was accompanied by the Witney Town Band, who played with great verve:

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A pause at Blackfriars, where Fr Robert Ombres, O.P. preached about the origins of the Solemnity of Corpus Christi:

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Leaving Blackfriars again:

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Passing the Ashmolean:

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And through the city centre:

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Approaching the University Chaplaincy:

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Benediction at the Chaplaincy:

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