Corpus Christi Sunday, also known as the solemnity of the Most Holy Body and Blood of Christ, falls this year on Sunday, June 11.
The pope also prayed for the upcoming World Meeting of Families, and for peace in Myanmar and Ukraine.
The 85-year-old pope has made public appearances in a wheelchair since May 5.
The celebration of liturgy in the Catholic Church is not a “show time”, Archbishop Ignatius Ayau Kaigama of Nigeria’s Abuja Archdiocese has cautioned, and urged restraint on the part of worshipers and members of the Clergy.
Pope Francis said Sunday that we need to “enlarge our hearts” to truly appreciate the gift of the Eucharist.