Pictures for the Body and Blood of Christ, Year A


This is a small selection of free-use illustrations, photographs or images based on the readings and prayers/propers in the Roman Catholic lectionary for the Feast of the Body and Blood of Christ (Corpus Christi), in Year A.  It is part of the Lectionary Art Series.

See hymn suggestions for this Sunday for more information about the readings and seasonal notes about this day, and links to other weeks.



Classical

Manna reigning from heaven on the Israelites

Source:    Wikimedia
Artist:      Unknown, from the Maciejowski Bible circa 1250





The Israelites gathering Manna

Source:    Wikimedia
Artist:      Ercole de' Roberti ( –1496)



In process

"King David kneeling in front of a sacrificial altar, oil on canvas, 106 x 81 cm. Book excerpt from the Gospel of John chapter 6, verse 58: "Lapsis in remedium ...". At the altar step, the donor's inscription "Wallranus de Beche / Rethor punebat"
Source:    Wikimedia
Artist:     Anonymous 17th century Master in the manner of Jan de Bray




Contemporary

Manna from heaven

Source:    Wikimedia
Artist:      Unknown - Detail, medieval stained glass, Great Malvern Priory
License:    https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0/




John, Chapter 6, Verse 51 - living bread come down from heaven

Source:    Wikimedia
Artist:      Unknown - from St. Paul the Apostle Orthodox Church, Dayton, Ohio.
License:    https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0/deed.en







The Eucharist

Source:    https://www.flickr.com/photos/mike52ad/3314190732
Artist:      Unknown




Corpus Christi


Source:    https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Traditional_Catholic_Digital_Graphics_(58).png
Artist:       BellatorDei of AngelQueen.org





Line Art

The Living Bread Come Down from Heaven

Source:    Adapted from here Wikimedia by www.liturgytools.net
Artist:      Unknown - from St. Paul the Apostle Orthodox Church, Dayton, Ohio.
License:    https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0/deed.en





Corpus Christi decorative panel

Source:    https://www.flickr.com/photos/musicasacra/410320657/in/album-72157600482960722/
Artist:      Unknown






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