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The 50th International Eucharistic Congress (trading as IEC 2012) is a company limited by guarantee and registered in Ireland in 2010. Registered number 482838.

The company was established for the purposes of preparing for the 50th International Eucharistic Congress which will take place in Ireland in June 2012 (See: What is a Eucharistic Congress)

In order to achieve this purpose, IEC 2012 is committed to:

  • preparing and promoting a programme of catechesis and evangelisation in advance of the Congress
    supporting the development of pastoral structures which will serve as a basis for ongoing faith development after the Congress 
  • designing, publishing and licensing a corporate logo and such other materials as may be necessary to promote the Congress and its main object; 
  • arranging for the hire of venues for the hosting of the various events of the Congress; 
    recruiting and training staff and volunteers who will undertake the preparation and execution of the Congress and who will continue to offer service in the mission of Church into the future; 
  • providing material and spiritual services for those who participate in the Congress; and 
  • making appropriate arrangements to raise the funds necessary to meet the costs involved in carrying out these objectives

The Board of IEC2012 is chaired by Archbishop Diarmuid Martin. The other board members are: Ms. Anne Young, Ms. Barbara Gilroy, Mr. Michael Duffy, Fr. Ciarán O’Carroll and Fr. Kevin Doran. The company secretary is Mr. E.B. O’Connor.

IEC2012 has registered offices at Sandymount Building, RDS, Simmonscourt Road, Dublin 4, IRELAND.

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