Before Corpus Christi became the feast of The Body AND Blood of Our Lord, JULY 1st used to be the solemnity of THE PRECIOUS BLOOD OF OUR LORD.
When Westminster Cathedral was finished in 1903, it was dedicated to The Precious Blood and was one of the first Catholic Cathedrals built in England after the reformation.
The Blood of Jesus was poured out to save us from our sins, so we remember all those who have poured out their blood for the Catholic faith in this Country. Our Father…
Go: if you haven’t been to Westminster Cathedral in a while, you should go! There have been renovations to some of the side chapels which are particularly lovely.