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#Spiritual Olympics

# spiritual-olympics - Thursday 31 May, 2012

Library waives €4,160 fine after return of 'lost' 1932 Eucharistic Congress book

A book of photographs from the last Eucharistic Congress in Dublin is returned to Navan Library – almost 80 years overdue.

# spiritual-olympics - Wednesday 11 April, 2012

Eucharistic Congress will offer 'crash course in Christianity'

‘Alpha’ – described as a “parish tool for evangelisation” – will offer pilgrims and the public a chance to explore basic questions.

# spiritual-olympics - Saturday 7 April, 2012

Pope Benedict will not attend Eucharistic Congress in Dublin

The news was confirmed as the Pope appointed a Cardinal as his personal Legate to the event in June.

# spiritual-olympics - Wednesday 28 March, 2012

It's coming this summer - but what was the Eucharistic Congress like in 1932? Flashback This post contains videos

It's coming this summer - but what was the Eucharistic Congress like in 1932?

More than one million people attended the final mass in Dublin’s Phoenix Park when it took place in 1932. This video shows what it was like.

# spiritual-olympics - Wednesday 14 March, 2012

No update on whether Pope will visit Ireland for Congress

The secretary-general of the International Eucharistic Congress says the Pope was enthusiastic about the event, but that there is no indication about whether he’ll attend in person.

Pope Benedict ‘vigorously rings bell’ to promote Eucharistic Congress

The pontiff promotes the International Eucharistic Congress by ringing a bell presented by Archbishop Diarmuid Martin.

# spiritual-olympics - Tuesday 28 February, 2012

The Eucharistic Congress: what we know so far

Ireland is hosting the 50th annual event for the first time since 1932. So, what will go down?

# spiritual-olympics - Sunday 5 February, 2012

80,000 expected to attend closing Eucharistic Congress ceremony in Croke Park

It’s the first time the event has been held in Ireland since 1932.