Programme

All Masses during the Octave will take place at Corpus Christi, Maiden Lane, WC2E 7NB, which is the Westminster Diocesan Shrine of the Blessed Sacrament.

View highlights of the 2021 Procession

A Eucharistic Octave at the Diocesan Shrine of the Blessed Sacrament in Covent Garden.

Saturday 11th June

6:00pm: Sung Mass in the Roman Rite (English) opening the Octave
Vigil Mass of the Most Holy Trinity

Sunday 12th June

9:30am: Said Mass in English
11:30am: Sung Mass in Latin
5:00pm: Holy Hour with Vespers, Rosary & Benediction

Monday 13th June

6:30pm: Mass in the Dominican Rite
St Anthony of Padua
Celebrant & Preacher: Fr Lawrence Lew, OP

Tuesday 14th June

6:30pm: Holy Qurbana (Mass in the Syro-Malabar Rite)
Celebrant & Preacher: Mar Joseph Srampickal
Bishop of the Syro-Malabar Eparchy of Great Britain

Wednesday 15th June

6:30pm: Ukrainian Catholic Divine Liturgy of St John Chrysostom
Celebrant & Preacher: Bishop Kenneth Nowakowski
Bishop of the Ukrainian Catholic Eparchy of Great Britain

The Annual Quarant’Ore Devotions will take place from the end of Mass on Thursday evening until Saturday 6pm. The Blessed Sacrament will be exposed from 7am – Midnight during this time.

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Thursday 16th June

6:30pm: Mass in the Roman Rite (Latin)
Mass opening Annual Quarant’Ore Devotions
Celebrant: Fr Alan Robinson

Friday 17th June

7am – Midnight: Continuation of Quarant’Ore Devotions
6:30pm: Mass in the Ordinariate Use of the Roman Rite
Celebrant: Fr Mark Elliott Smith
Preacher: Mgr Michael Nazir-Ali

Saturday 18th June

7am – 6pm: Continuation of Quarant’Ore Devotions
6pm: Mass in the Roman Rite (English)
Mass closing the Annual Quarant’Ore Devotions
Celebrant: Fr Alan Robinson

Sunday 19th June

11:00am: The Solemnity of Corpus Christi followed by a Eucharistic Procession around Covent Garden
Celebrant & Preacher: His Excellency, Archbishop Claudio Gugerotti
Apostolic Nuncio to Great Britain

“Without the Eucharist, the Church simply does not exist.”