Corpus Christi is celebrated every year on Thursday after Trinity. This is a relatively new Catholic holiday, officially approved by the memory of Jesus Christ set Sacrament (the Eucharist). The Catholic Church regards the Eucharist as a sacred gift that Christ left his church. Custom first appeared in 1247 in the Diocese Lyezhskiy (Belgium). In 1264 Pope Urban IV made this festival's general, daruvavshy indulgences to all who participated in the celebratory Mass. Chynoposliduvannya (?) Corpus Christi was Thomas Aquinas, and the text of the service is considered one of the most beautiful in Rome Breviariyi.
The holiday, originally a purely religious, eventually becomes true in many people's holiday, which combines strict ritual of church service and ceremonial procession of game elements specific to the noisy pre-Christian celebrations.
In 2006, Corpus Christi is celebrated June 15
In 2007, Corpus Christi is celebrated June 7