The Feast of the Precious Blood

July 01, 2023

The Most Precious Blood of our Lord Jesus Christ

John the Baptist has pointed out the Lamb, Peter has firmly fixed His throne, Paul has prepared the Bride; this their joint work, admirable in its unity, at once suggests the reason for their feasts occurring almost simultaneously on the cycle. The alliance being now secured, all three fall into shade; while the Bride herself, raised up by them to such lofty heights, appears alone before us, holding in her hands the sacred cup of the nuptial-feast.

Gueranger, Dom Prosper. The Liturgical Year: Volume XII - Time After Pentecost - Book Three (p. 261). Kindle Edition.