Youth programme

Please read Youth section in the English web site for information about the Youth Programme during the 50th International Eucharisitic Congress.

Go! Be Church! invites young people aged 17 to 25 to take part in the youth programme at the 50th International Eucharistic Congress. The programme includes workshops, drama, interactive catechesis, celebrations, social activities, prayer, games and art. Young people will come together to reflect on the deep human hunger for meaning, love, God, healing and communion. 

Chiara Luce Youth Space

The youth programme will take place in the Chiara Luce Youth Space at the RDS. Chiara Badano, called “Chiara Luce” (“Claire Light” in Italian), was a young woman involved in the Focolare movement, who died in 1990 aged 18, after succumbing to a bone cancer. She was described as as “a hurricane of light” and beatified in 2010. She is the patron saint of the youth space at the 50th International Eucharistic Congress.

The MCs (presenters) for the youth programme are: Ms Anna Keegan from Catholic Youth Care (CYC), Ms Susie Keane from3Rock, Mr Patrick Reynolds from The Elijah Fellowship and Ms Maura Garrihy.

The house band will be Elation Ministries. Spiritual guides who are certified BY All Ireland Spiritual Guidance Association (AISGA) will be available to talk and pray with pilgrims.

The youth programme will follow the same themes as the main Congress Programme.

Date Theme Programme
Sunday 10th June Feast of the Day: Corpus Christi
Theme: Gathering
Opening ceremony
Main liturgy: Celebration of Mass
Youth programme for Sunday 10th June
Monday 11th June Feast of the Day: St Barnabas
Theme: Communion in One Baptism
Morning Mass by language groups
Principal liturgy: Ecumenical Liturgy of Word and Water
Youth programme for Monday 11th June
Tuesday 12th June Feast of the Day: Ordinary week day
Theme: Communion in Marriage and Family
(Family Day)
Principal liturgy: Celebration of Mass
Youth programme for Tuesday 12th June
Wednesday 13th June

Feast of the Day: St Anthony of Padua
Theme: Priesthood and Ministry in the Service of Communion

Principal Liturgy: Celebration of Mass
Evening Eucharistic Procession

Youth programme for Wednesday 13th June
Thursday 14th June

Feast of the Day: Ordinary week day
Theme: Reconiliation in our Communion
Principal liturgies
Liturgies of Reconciliation (morning)
Celebration of Mass

Youth programme for Thursday 14th June
Friday 15th June

Feast of the Day: Sacred Heart of Jesus
Theme: Communion in Suffering and in Healing
Principal liturgy: Celebration of Mass with Anointing of the Sick

Youth programme for Friday 15th June
Saturday 16th June Feast of the Day: Immaculate Heart of Mary
Theme: Communion in the Word through Mary
Principal liturgy: Celebration of Mass
Youth programme for Saturday 16th June
Sunday 17th June Statio Orbis in Croke Park
Principal liturgy: Celebration of Mass
Youth programme for Sunday 17th June

 

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