During the Solemnity of Corpus Christi, the beautiful reaction of an old woman in front of Jesus in the Blessed Sacrament stole the hearts of the faithful. She was brought to tears just by seeing the Eucharist!

Through social media, Saint Isabel Parish in Maceió, Brazil shared photos and videos of their May 30 celebration of the Solemnity of Corpus Christi. One viral video truly stands out.

While the solemn procession with Jesus in the Eucharist took place in one of the neighborhoods, the priest approached a home with the monstrance, where a small altar was installed with a statue of Our Lady of Fatima.

At the door, an old woman was with her family. Another woman threw flower petals towards the Eucharist. Upon seeing the Eucharist, the elderly woman bursts into tears and lowers her head to hide her emotions.

Here's the video below:

The video generated over two million views and almost 300,000 likes. Instagram users shared the video and expressed their opinions.

“What a beautiful feeling from grandma, blessings to her always,” one user said.

“I am the lady who throws rose petals to the King of Kings,” another user said.

“Amen, my beloved Lord Jesus in the Most Holy Sacrament of the altar, to You honor and glory," another person added.

The Solemnity of Corpus Christi

This feast, known as the Solemnity of the Most Holy Body and Blood of Christ, honors the True Presence of Jesus in the Eucharist under the appearance of bread and wine.

According to EWTN,

"This Presence happens through the change which the Church calls transubstantiation ('change of substance'), when at the Consecration of the Mass, the priest says the words which Christ Himself pronounced over bread and wine, 'This is My Body,' 'This is the chalice of My Blood,' 'Do this in remembrance of Me.'"

In the United States, Corpus Christi, which is Latin for “Body of Christ,” is celebrated on the Sunday after Holy Trinity Sunday.

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