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Beginnings - Congregation of the Blessed Sacrament
It began with a chance encounter and an unshakable sense of call. For some years, starting with a powerful experience he had while carrying the Blessed Sacrament in procession through the streets of Lyons, France, on Corpus Christi, May 25, 1845, Peter Julian Eymard, a Marist priest, felt an intense attraction to Christ in the …