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Salt + Light Television provides comprehensive
coverage of the 50th Eucharistic Congress from Dublin, Ireland

June 5, 2012 - Salt + Light Television, Canada's national Catholic television network, will broadcast daily events from the 50th Eucharistic Congress in Dublin, Ireland. The Canadian-based media ministry has been selected by event organizers to be an official broadcaster, providing in depth and live coverage in English and highlights in both French and Cantonese.

Hosted by Father Thomas Rosica, CSB, viewers of Salt + Light's television network and Salt + Light's online streaming will be able to follow the congress' catechesis, hear personal testimonies and participate in the liturgies for the entire eight days of the congress.

Live daily coverage begins Sunday, June 10, 2012 and will run straight through to Sunday, June 17. Additional information is be available at saltandlighttv.org/iec/

Coverage Overview

Sunday, June 10Feast: Corpus Christi – Theme: "Gathering"
  Start: 8:00am-11:00am ET – RDS Arena – Opening Ceremony and Mass – Presider: Papal Legate, Marc Cardinal Ouellet, Prefect for the Congregation of Bishops; President of the Pontifical Commission on Latin America
Repeat: 8:00pm-11:00pm ET and Midnight-3:00am ET
Monday, June 11Feast: St. Barnabas – Theme: "Exploring and Celebrating our Communion through Baptism"
  9:00am-10:00am ET – RDS Arena – Catechesis - Br. Alois Löser, Prior of Taizé Community, France
Repeat: 8:00pm-9:00pm ET and Midnight-1:00am ET
  10:00am-11:00am ET – RDS Arena – Testimony - Dr. Maria Voce, International President of the Focolare Movement
Repeat: 9:00pm-10:00pm ET and 1:00am-2:00am ET
  11:00am-12:00pm ET – RDS Arena – Ecumenical Liturgy – Presiders: Archbishop Michael Jackson, Anglican Archbishop of Dublin and Glendalough; homily by Metropolitan Hilarion Alfeyev, Russian Orthodox Metropolitan Archbishop of Volokolamsk, Russia
Repeat: 10:00pm-11:00pm ET and 2:00am-3:00am ET
Tuesday, June 12 - Theme: "Exploring and Celebrating the Communion of Marriage and Family, Family Day"
  9:00am-10:00am ET – RDS Arena – Catechesis - Archbishop Barry Hickey, Emeritus Archbishop of Perth, Australia
Repeat: 8:00pm-9:00pm ET and Midnight-1:00am ET
  10:00am-10:30am ET – RDS Arena – Testimony - Mr. Carl Anderson, Supreme Knight, Knights of Columbus
Repeat: 9:00pm-9:30pm ET and 1:00am-1:30am ET
  10:30am-11:00am ET – RDS Arena – Testimony - Ms. Breda O'Brien, Teacher/columnist
Repeat: 9:30pm-10:00pm ET and 1:30am-2:00am ET
  11:00am-12:00pm ET – RDS Arena – Mass – Presider: His Eminence, André Cardinal Vingt Trois, Archbishop of Paris
Repeat: 10:00pm-11:00pm ET and 2:00am-3:00am ET
Wednesday, June 13Feast: St. Anthony Padua – Theme: "Exploring and Celebrating Ministry – Ordained and Lay. Placing our gifts at the Service of Communion"
  9:00am -10:00am ET – RDS Arena – Catechesis - Archbishop J. Michael Miller, CSB, Archbishop of Vancouver, Canada
Repeat: 8:00pm-9:00pm ET and Midnight-1:00am ET
  10:00am-11:00am ET – RDS Arena – Testimonies by Mrs. Noreen Carroll, Foxrock parish, Dublin and Sr. Conchita McDonnell, MSHR, Congregation of Religious in Ireland
Repeat: 9:00pm-10:00pm ET and 1:00am-2:00am ET
  11:00am-12:00pm ET – RDS Arena – Mass - Presider: His Eminence, Oscar Andrés Cardinal Rodriquez Maradiaga, Archbishop of Tegucigalpa, Honduras
Repeat: 10:00pm-11:00pm ET and 2:00am-3:00am ET
  5:00pm-7:00pm ET – Procession - Papal Legate, Marc Cardinal Ouellet
Thursday, June 14Theme: "Exploring the Challenge of Restoring Communion through Justice and Reconciliation"
  10:00am-10:30am ET – RDS Arena – Catechesis - His Eminence, Laurent Cardinal Monsengwo Pasinya, Archbishop of Kinshasa (Dem. Republic of Congo)
Repeat: 8:00pm-8:30pm ET and Midnight-12:30am ET
  10:30am-11:00am ET – RDS Arena – Testimony - Mr. Richard Moore, Founder of Children in Crossfire
Repeat: 8:30pm-9:00pm ET and 12:30am-1:00 am ET
  11:00am-12:00pm ET – RDS Arena – Mass (English, Irish) - Presider: His Eminence, Seán Cardinal Brady, Archbishop of Armagh and Primate of All Ireland
Repeat: 9:00pm-10:00pm ET and 1:00am-2:00am ET
  5:00pm-7:00pm ET – RDS Arena – Liturgy of ReconciliationPresider: His Eminence, Peter Cardinal Turkson, President of the Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace (Vatican)
Repeat: 10:00pm-11:00pm
Friday, June 15Feast: Sacred Heart of Jesus - Theme: "Exploring Suffering and its Potential to Exclude and Isolate People. Celebrating Communion through Healing"
  9:00am-10:00am ET – RDS Arena – Catechesis - Archbishop Bashar Warda, CSsR, Chaldean Archbishop of Erbil
Repeat: 8:00pm-9:00pm ET and Midnight-1am ET
  10:00am-11:00am ET – RDS Arena – Testimony - Ms Rose Busingye, Meeting Point, Kampala, Uganda
Repeat: 9:00pm-10:00pm ET and 1:00am-2:00 am ET
  11:00am-12:00pm ET – RDS Arena – Mass - Presider: Patriarch Fouad Twal, Latin Patriarch of Jerusalem
Repeat: 10:00pm-11:00pm ET and 2:00am-3:00am ET
Saturday, June 16 Feast: Immaculate Heart of Mary – Theme: "Exploring and Celebrating the Word of God which Nourishes our Communion. Mary as a 'hearer of the Word' par excellence"
  9:00am-10:00am ET– RDS Arena – Catechesis – Archbishop Luis Antonio Tagle, Archdiocese of Manila, Philippines
Repeat: 8:00pm-9:00pm ET and 12:00am-1:00am ET
  10:00am-11:00am ET – RDS Arena – Testimony – Professor John Monaghan, Vice President of the Society of St Vincent de Paul
Repeat: 9:00pm-10:00pm ET and 1:00am-2:00am ET
  11:00am-12:00pm ET – RDS Arena – Mass – Presider: His Eminence, Robert Cardinal Sarah, President of the Pontifical Council Cor Unum, Rome
Repeat: 10:00pm-11:00pm ET and 2:00am-3:00am ET
Sunday, June 17
  Start: 8:00am-12:00pm ET - Croke Park Stadium – Statio Orbis Mass – Presider: Papal Legate, Marc Cardinal Ouellet, Prefect for the Congregation of Bishops and President of the Pontifical Commission on Latin America
Repeat: 6:00pm-9:00pm ET and 1:00am-4:00am ET

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