Corpus Christi procession in Fethard

The annual Corpus Christi Procession in Fethard takes place on this coming Sunday evening, June 1, at 7pm, commencing from outside Fethard Parish Church and proceeding to the Augustinian Abbey.

The annual Corpus Christi Procession in Fethard takes place on this coming Sunday evening, June 1, at 7pm, commencing from outside Fethard Parish Church and proceeding to the Augustinian Abbey.

All are invited to come along.

The custom of carrying the Blessed Sacrament in procession through the town on Corpus Christi Day developed in the early fourteenth century.

During the later Middle Ages these processions developed into splendid pageants of devotion and honour to the Blessed Sacrament.