A National Eucharistic Congress will take place at Our Lady’s Shrine, Knock, Co Mayo, on Saturday and Sunday 26 and 27 September 2015 on the theme ‘Christ, Our Hope’. The theme chosen echoes the theme of the 51st International Eucharistic Congress which will take place in Cebu in the Philippines from 24 – 31 January 2016. The National Eucharistic Congress will serve as spiritual preparation for the 51st International Eucharistic Congress.
The programme for the National Eucharistic Congress includes:
- Over 40 workshops and talks
- A Children’s Programme
- Youth Space
- Perpetual Adoration
- Sacrament of Reconciliation
- Liturgy of the Hours
- Concert of Praise and Worship
- Candlelit Procession
Click to download the to download the full and final programme for the National Eucharistic Congress – NEC programme of events – final.
The regular Knock Shrine pilgrimage schedule will also be in place as part of the September Congress and this includes the Rosary, the Stations of the Cross, the Sacrament of the Sick and the celebration of the Eucharist.
For more information visit the Congress website here
51st International Eucharistic Congress, Cebu, Philippines
If you are interested in travelling to the 51st International Eucharistic Congress as part of the Irish Pilgrimage, led by Bishop Kevin Doran, Bishop of Elphin, please contact Joe Walsh Tours on 01-2410800. Cost is from €2,785 per person, all inclusive.
The website of the 51st IEC2016 is www.iec2016.ph