The Fruit of Redemption

For I have received of the Lord that which also I delivered unto you, that the Lord Jesus, the same night in which he was betrayed, took bread, and giving thanks, broke, and said: Take ye, and eat: this is my body, which shall be delivered for you: this do for the commemoration of me (1. Cor. 11:23-24).

O God, who in this wonderful sacrament hast left us a memorial of thy passion: grant us, we beseech thee, so to reverence the sacred mysteries of thy body and blood, that we may continually find in our souls the fruit of thy redemption. Through Christ our Lord, Amen.

Jan Dismas Zelenka composed two Masses for this great feast. One of them is available here, for a few dollars, from Collegium Vocale 1704:

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