Last Sunday the Corpus Christi feast was celebratedin Istanbul at theCzestochovan Virgin Mary’s Church in Polonezköywith the participation of Catholic communities.
The Apostolic Vicar of the Latin Catholic Church in Istanbul Mgr Ruben Tierrablanca gave a short sermon at the ceremony. During his sermon Mgr Tierrablanca emphasized the eternity of God and the importance of the faith in Trinity. “Jesus washed us in the baptismal waters and renews us with this holy food of the salvation. Let’s pray for our lives to grow stronger with this love. We share a single bread and a single bowl. We hope that all Christians will bring each other to the Holy Comunionion with love for the renewal of the world. “
The community prayed especially for the refugees who had to leave their homes and who are spiritually and physically hungry.
After the Holy Communion, Bishop Tierrablanca blessed the community with the Most Holy Sacreement.
When the celebration was over, the participants had a picnic together. Everyone enjoyed with animations and games which were organized especially for children.