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IEC2012 Memories – Croke Park

06 October, 2012

Teresa Menendez shares her memories of the closing liturgy in Croke Park and the hand over to the Philippines who will host the next International Eucharistic Congress in 2016.

IEC2012

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The 50th International Eucharistic Congress took place in Dublin from 10th – 17th June 2012.  The next congress is scheduled in Cebu, Philippine Islands in 2016.

What is a Eucharistic Congress

A Eucharistic Congress is an international gathering of people which aims to:

  • promote an awareness of the central place of the Eucharist in the life and mission of the Catholic Church
  • help improve our understanding and celebration of the liturgy
  • draw attention to the social dimension of the Eucharist.

The Congress normally takes place every four years. The daily celebration of the Eucharist is at the very heart of the Congress. The wider programme of the Congress includes other liturgical events, cultural events, catechesis and testimonies, and workshops during the week of the Congress.

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