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Tonight on Perspectives: we speak with Fr. Kevin Doran, Secretary General of the 50th International Eucharistic Congress. ...read more
Carl Anderson, Supreme Knight of the Knights of Columbus is just one of the many outstanding speakers at this year’s International Eucharistic Congress, which will be held from June 10-17 in Dublin, Ireland. Join Fr. Thomas Rosica, CSB for this Witness interview conducted during the last Eucharistic Congress 2008 in Quebec City. A lawyer by ...read more
In his Post-synodal Apostolic Exhortation Sarcramentum Caritatis (or Sacrament of Charity), Pope Benedict XVI writes the following on the relationship between the Eucharist and the Church: Since the Eucharist makes present Christ’s redeeming sacrifice, we must start by acknowledging that “there is a causal influence of the Eucharist at the Church’s very origins.” The Eucharist ...read more
Dublin, Ireland will host the 50th International Eucharistic Congress, June 10-17th, 2012. This is the second time Ireland will host the Universal Church, the last time being in 1932. Join host Cheridan Eygelaar as she speaks with Father Kevin Doran, Secretary General of IEC 2012, about the Congress that celebrates the summit and source of ...read more
Pilgrims attending this year’s International Eucharistic Congress in Dublin, Ireland will experience the Congress in a completely new way with the aid of technology. The Congress organizers recently launched a free iPhone and iPad App designed exclusively for Congress pilgrims. Dominican Friar Luuk Dominiek Jansen designed the App to include a pilgrim guide, a pastoral ...read more
Published below is a message from Cardinal Seán Brady, Archbishop of Armagh and Primate for all of Ireland. In the Universal Church today, we celebrate the feast day of St. Patrick, patron saint of Ireland. With great joy, on this, the Feast day of St Patrick, our National Apostle, I wish Irish people everywhere a ...read more
Last year’s major international ecclesial event was, of course, World Youth Day in Madrid. 2012 will also include a global Church gathering, this time for Catholics of all ages: the International Eucharistic Congress. Many Canadians participated in the congress in 2008, when it took place in Quebec City. Now Dublin, Ireland prepares to host the ...read more
Tonight on Perspectives: As Dublin gets ready to host the International Eucharistic Congress in 2012, Irish priest Fr. Kevin Doran previews the global gathering. ...read more