Corpus Christi Barcelona

Corpus Christi Barcelona


Corpus Christi means 'Body of Christ' and is a Catholic festival to honour the Eucharist.

Corpus Christi is a feast of the Western Christian Church to celebrate the institution of the Eucharist, which is the Christian service, ceremony, or sacrament to commemorate the Last Supper, in which bread and wine are consecrated and consumed.

The date of Corpus Christi changes every year

In Spain it is held in June from the Thursday after Trinity Sunday 'día del Corpus' until the Sunday after Trinity Sunday. 

It is celebrated with a mass followed by a Procession of the Blessed Sacrament.

The Corpus Christi festival is also one of Barcelona´s oldest celebrations and have taken place in Barcelona since the year 1320, so do check out the Barcelona Corpus Cristi festival celebrations too.
Festa del Corpus de Barcelona. Corpus Christi Sitges. In Barcelona you can experience processions, human towers, giants, dancing eggs called 'l'ou com balla' - and near Barcelona you can see wonderful flower street carpets at the Sitges carpet festival 

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