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When Is Corpus Christi 2013?

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Pope Benedict XVI offers benediction, October 15, 2005. (Photo by Franco Origlia/Getty Images)

Pope Benedict XVI blesses the crowd with the Eucharist during a meeting and prayer with children who made their First Communion during 2005 in St. Peter's Square, October 15, 2005. About 100,000 children and parents attended the event.

(Photo by Franco Origlia/Getty Images) Pope Benedict XVI Elevates the Host at Mass in Washington, D.C. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Pope Benedict XVI celebrates Mass and elevates the Host at Nationals Park April 17, 2008 in Washington, D.C.

(Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images) Elevation of the Host during Mass at St. Mary's Oratory, Rockford, IL (Photo © Scott P. Richert)

Fr. Brian A.T. Bovee elevates the Host during a Traditional Latin Mass at Saint Mary's Oratory, Rockford, Illinois, May 9, 2010.

(Photo © Scott P. Richert)

Question: When Is Corpus Christi 2013?

The Feast of Corpus Christi is a moveable feast, which means that it depends on the date of Easter Sunday. Corpus Christi is celebrated on the Thursday after Trinity Sunday, which falls one week after Pentecost Sunday. What is the date of Corpus Christi 2013?

Answer: Corpus Christi falls on May 30, 2013. In the dioceses of the United States, the celebration is transferred to the following Sunday, June 2, 2013.

For the date of Corpus Christi in other years, see When Is Corpus Christi?

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