We used to believe a baptized child would seamlessly pick up the faith of the family and develop a Catholic identity through to adulthood. What was missing in this paradigm was a conversion to Christ.
The Shroud frightens some people, even Christians. The entire body image, both positive and negative, and especially the Holy Face, can raise goose bumps.
Eucharistic processions are a longstanding Catholic practice in which the consecrated host — The Body of Christ — is honored through a ceremonial procession, usually in a public location or on church property.
May we go forth into the summer, beyond the experiences of ACYC, as stronger missionary disciples who strive to share our faith with others, building loving communities of faith, wherever we find ourselves.