Posted on 17. May, 2012 in Eucharistic Congress 2012
This Eucharistic Congress 2012 will have a special emphasis on young people. Noelle Fitzpatrick is director of programming with Magis Ireland, the Jesuit Outreach for Young Adults. The theme of the Congress is Communion with Christ and One Another and here Noelle talks to Pat Coyle about how their programme plans to make that idea a […]
Posted on 26. Apr, 2012 in Eucharistic Congress 2012
Sr. Josephine Burke and Sr. Oliver Rafter were both at the last Eucharistic Congress in 1932. Even more remarkably, they were born on the same day and had never met each other before. The met for the first time at the 1932 Eucharistic Congress reunion as Sr. Oliver began by explaining to Miriam Gormally.
Posted on 19. Apr, 2012 in Eucharistic Congress 2012
The last International Eucharistic Congress was held in Dublin in 1932. It was a huge event and people came from miles around to be there. Can this year’s event generate the same enthusiasm or has the Faith culture changed? Colette Furlong, Pastoral Services Manager for the 50th International Eucharistic Congress spoke with Miriam Gormally about […]
Posted on 18. Jan, 2012 in Church Teachings, Eucharistic Congress 2012, Gospel Values
What are the challenges of being a Christian today and more specifically a Roman Catholic? Miriam Gormally spoke with Colette Furlong, Pastoral Services Manager with the International Eucharistic Congress, about Christianity and Community. They looked at what this means particularly in the current economic crisis and how willing we would be to help our neighbour. […]
Posted on 18. Jan, 2012 in Church Teachings, Eucharistic Congress 2012, Liturgy
The 50th International Eucharistic Congress is taking place in Dublin in June. As part of the enormous preparation needed for the event, they will require volunteers from all over the country. Miriam Gormally spoke with Paul Rooney, co-ordinator for volunteers, about how they are recruiting volunteers and how there is continued need to recruit more.