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Corpus Domini procession – flowers on the road

Corpus Domini procession – flowers on the road

Petals are arranged in patterns, quite often featuring hearts, on the streets the procession will pass through on its way up to the Duomo.

Every year, sixty days after Easter, the Church celebrates “Corpus Domini”: a religious solemnity in honour of the Eucharist (the ‘body’ – corpus – of Christ in the sacramental sign of bread): an observance that first developed in Italy during the thirteenth century and in 1263 was extended by Pope Urban IV to all of […]