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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
# Overdue
# Overdue

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

May 31st 2012, 10:47 AM 4,034 Views 5 Comments

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 Course
# Alpha Course

Eucharistic Congress will offer 'crash course in Christianity'

Apr 11th 2012, 8:46 PM 2,937 Views 54 Comments

‘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
# Not Coming
# Not Coming

Pope Benedict will not attend Eucharistic Congress in Dublin

Apr 7th 2012, 12:25 PM 5,292 Views 131 Comments

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
# Flashback

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

Mar 28th 2012, 2:41 PM 2,801 Views 16 Comments

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
# IEC 2012
# IEC 2012

No update on whether Pope will visit Ireland for Congress

Mar 14th 2012, 3:33 PM 2,106 Views 107 Comments

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
# IEC 2012
# IEC 2012

Pope Benedict ‘vigorously rings bell’ to promote Eucharistic Congress

Mar 14th 2012, 12:07 PM 3,070 Views 50 Comments

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
# Spiritual Olympics
# Spiritual Olympics

The Eucharistic Congress: what we know so far

Feb 28th 2012, 7:10 AM 3,050 Views 55 Comments

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
# Spiritual Olympics
# Spiritual Olympics

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

Feb 5th 2012, 9:15 AM 4,873 Views 90 Comments

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