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S+L BLOG: IEC 2012

For the full copy of Pope Benedict’s message to the 2012 IEC, visit our special S+L IEC 2012 webpage. In his message, he willingly imparts his apostolic blessing on those gathered in Dublin for this year’s IEC. He also announced the host city for the 2016 International Eucharistic Congress. Dear Brothers and Sisters, With great ...read more
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 in France, and a testimony from Dr. Maria Voce, International ...read more
His Eminence Marc Cardinal Ouellet Prefect of the Congregation for Bishops Papal Legate to the 50th International Eucharistic Congress June 10,2012 Dublin, Ireland I warmly greet all of you here: my brother bishops and priests, consecrated men and women and the many faithful from Ireland and from around the world who have gathered here for ...read more
Prior to the 50th International Eucharistic Congress, the Salt + Light crew visited a number of historic religious sites across Ireland.  St. Canice’s Cathedral and its Round Tower (photo) are distinct parts of the heritage of the vibrant medieval city of Kilkenny. The tower, which dates from the mid-9th century, is the oldest standing structure in ...read more
Salt + Light is proud to offer you extensive coverage of this coming International Eucharistic Congress. We have a micro site specifically dedicated to this international event at saltandlighttv.org/iec Click here to see a complete listing of our TV and online-live streaming broadcast schedule Find speeches, reflections, homilies, and other articles of interest on our ...read more
Below is the full text of Most Rev. Diarmuid Martin, Archbishop of Dublin. His catechesis was presented earlier today at the Royal Dublin Society arena at the International Eucharistic Congress. Those of us who studied theology, at least here in Ireland, at the time of the Second Vatican Council were greatly influenced by the Council’s ...read more