Day 2 in Dublin: Broadcast

Today has been an incredible day for both our team in Dublin, Ireland and those of us here at home. The buck doesn’t stop here though! There’s much more happening throughout the week.

Earlier today, we heard from Br. Alois Löser, Prior of Taizé Community, France, a testimony from Dr. Maria Voce, International President of the Focolare Movement. More than that, we witnessed a captivating ecumenical Liturgy that featured Archbishop Michael Jackson, Anglican Archbishop of Dublin and Glendalough. He was joined by Metropolitan Hilarion Alfeyev and the Russian Orthodox Metropolitan Archbishop of Volokolamsk, Russia.

Salt + Light Television is pleased to bring you all of the catechesis presentations from Day 2 of the International Eucharistic Congress in Ireland. Stay tuned to our live streaming every day this week, as we bring you Catechesis and all other important events from the Congress.

Don’t forget – you can follow us every step of the way through Facebook and Twitter. Join us tomorrow, as we bring you Day 3 of live coverage, beginning at 9 am ET.

Salt + Light’s coverage of the 50th International Eucharistic Congress has been brought to you, in part by, Tourism Ireland.

Maria Voce: “Communion in one Baptism”

In our continuing series of coverage, we bring you the full text of Maria Voce’s catechesis, as delivered on Day 2 of the International Eucharistic Congress.

“Communion in one Baptism”

Ten years ago I visited Ireland for the first time. I came to be with a dear friend, Lieta Betoño, who was dying. She was from Argentina and had spent thirty years of her life in Ireland in the Focolare community. I had often heard her speak of the warm welcome she had received in this country. During my brief visit here, I too, as well admiring the wonderful rainbows, enjoyed the warm family spirit in the communties I met.

I find the same spirit here among you and it is a joy to be here for this International Eucharistic Congress. I have been asked to share a short testimony on the topic of “Communion in one Baptism”.

Baptism is the sacrament that links all Christians. It is the sacramental bond of unity. [Read more…]

Opening Ceremony and Mass

Salt + Light Television is pleased to bring you the Opening Ceremony and Mass from the 50th International Eucharistic Congress in Dublin, Ireland, via our YouTube channel. The homily was given by Cardinal Marc Ouellet, Prefect for the Congregation of Catholic Bishops.

Note: The Opening Mass begins at 2 hours and 57 seconds.

IEC 2012 Dublin Official Promo Video

The theme of the next International Eucharistic Congress is “The Eucharist: Communion with Christ and with one another.”

The Congress will be held in Dublin from 10 June – 17 June 2012.