Tuesday 12th June 2012 (Archive)

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Tuesday - Theme of the Day: Exploring and Celebrating the Communion of Marriage and Family, Family Day

The daily programme for the 50th International Eucharistic Congress from 11th until 16th June 2012 took place in the Royal Dublin Society (RDS). Statio Orbis, the Liturgy on the final day of the 50th International Eucharistic Congress, was celebrated in Croke Park, Dublin, on Sunday 17th June 2012.

Time Venue Language Event Type Name of Speaker Details Topic
8:30-9:00
Prayer Space Hall 4
Music and continuity
9:00-10:00 Prayer Space Hall 4
English and German
Morning Prayer His Eminence Keith Patrick, Cardinal O'Brien Archbishop of St Andrews and Edinburgh, Scotland
Children's programme
10:00-11:00 Hall 3 English
(Translation in Spanish)
Workshop Mrs Catherine Wiley, Mrs Maire Printer and Fr Benny McHale Catholic Grandparents' Association Will our Grandchildren be Catholics?
10:00 -11:00 Hall 5A Spanish AGM Various Federación Mundial de las Obras Eucaristicas Annual General Meeting
10:00-11:00 Hall 5B English Workshop Ms Jo Culhane Catechesis of the Good Shepherd, Ireland Catechesis of the Good Shepherd
10:00-11:00 Hall 5D English Workshop Mr Pat and Mrs Carmel Cunneen Equipes Notre-Dame Ireland (Teams of Our Lady) Spirituality for Married Couples
10:00-11:00 Hall 5E English Group reflection Dr Anne Codd PBVM, Ms Julieann Moran and team Council for Pastoral Renewal and Adult Faith Development Communion and Co-responsibility: coming to life in pastoral practice
10:00-11:00 Hall 5 Lansdowne English Workshop Ms Maeve Mahon and Father Martin Delaney Diocese of Kildare and Leighlin, Ireland Do this in Memory: Sacramental Preparation as an Opportunity to make Jesus Present at Home and in the Parish
10:00-11:00 Hall 7 English Musical KISI-KIDS KISI-KIDS Paul - Called by God
10:00 - 11:00 Hall 2A English 
(Translation in French)
Talk Archbishop Luis Antonio G Tagle Archbishop of Manila, Philippines The Abuse of Children: Accepting Responsibility, Bringing Healing
10:00 - 11:00 Hall 5C Italian Talk Archbishop Piero Marini Pontifical Committee for the International Eucharistic Congresses San Columbano di Bobbio
10:00-11:00 Hall 9 English Film Mr Peter Dunn Radharc Trust Vatican II - A Council in the likeness of Pope John
10:00-11:00 Hall 2B English (Translation in Italian) Workshop Mr Ger Gallagher Office of Evangelisation, Archdiocese of Dublin Where is the Young Adult Church today?
11:30-12:30 Hall 3 English (Translation in Spanish) Group discussion Mr John Quinn and Bishop Christopher Jones  Writer and broadcaster; President of The Council for Marriage and the Family, Irish Catholic Bishops' Conference Strengthening Marriage and Family Life
11:30 -12:30 Hall 5A Spanish AGM Various Federación Mundial de las Obras Eucarísticas
11:30 - 12:30 Hall 5B English Workshop Sr Elizabeth Byrne IBVM Parish Pastoral worker, Leixlip Being a Christian in Northdern Africa Today
11:30 -12:30 Hall 5 Lansdowne English Workshop Mr Patrick and Mrs Susan Keenan Retrouvaille Ireland A Lifeline for Troubled Marriages
11:30-12:30 Hall 5E English Group reflection Dr Anne Codd PBVM, Ms Julieann Moran and team Council for Pastoral Renewal and Adult Faith Development Communion and Co-responsibility: coming to life in pastoral practice
11:30-12:30 Hall 5C English Workshop Ms Rosemary Lavelle Office of Evangelisation and Ecumenism, Archdiocese of Dublin Blessings and Prayers in Family Life
11:30 -12:30 Hall 7 English (Translation in French) Workshop Ms Julie Kavanagh Diocese of Kildare & Leighlin Liturgy that breathes: From Written Word to Living Celebration
11:30 -12:30 Hall 2A English (Translation in French) Workshop Ms Monica Brown Emmaus Productions, Ireland and Australia Religious Music for Children: A Practical Workshop for Teachers, Catechists And Those Who Minister To Children.
11:30 -12:30 Hall 9 English Film Mr Peter Dunn  Radharc Trust The 1932 Eucharistic Congress in Ireland
11:30-12:30 Hall 5D English Group reflection Sr Terry Abraham PBVM Presentation Sisters, Monastervin, Ireland Open Table: hearth story...heart's memory
11:30 - 12:30 Hall 2B English (Translation in Italian) Workshop Mr David Quinn The Iona Institute, Dublin The Changing Family: for better or worse?
13:30 - 14:00 Arena   Music and Continuity    
14:00 -14:45 Arena  English (Translation in French and Spanish) Catechesis Archbishop Barry Hickey Emeritus Archbishop of Perth, Australia God as Loving Communion
15:00-15:30 Arena English (Translation in French and Spanish) Testimony Mr Carl Anderson Supreme Knight, Knights of Columbus Personal testimony on Communion in Marriage and Family
15:30-15:45 Arena English (Translation in French and Spanish) Testimony Breda O'Brien Teacher and columnist Sharing Faith with the Next Generation
16:00-18:00 Arena English (Translation in French and Spanish) Mass His Eminence André Armand, Cardinal Vingt Trois Archbishop of Paris Mass
19:00 - 20:00 Hall 5A English Workshop Mr Phil and Mrs Trisha Friel with Father Gregory Carroll Worldwide Marriage Encounter, Ireland Matrimony: Renewing Our Dream for Each Other
19:00 - 20:00
Hall 5 Lansdowne English Talk Ms Breda O'Brien Teacher and columnist  Sharing Faith with the Next Generation
19:00 - 20:00
Hall 5C Italian Workshop Sr Marie Laetitia Youchetchenko OP Dominican Sisters of the Roman Province Famiglia e scuola: insieme per evanelizzare i giovani
19:00 - 20:00
Hall 5B German Workshop Bishop Friedhelm Hofman Bishop of Würtzburg, Germany Evangelisation and Church Art
19:00 - 20:00
Hall 5E English Group reflection Dr Anne Codd PBVM, Ms Julieann Moran and team Council for Pastoral Renewal and Adult Faith Development Communion and Co-responsibility: coming to life in pastoral practice
19:00 - 20:00
Hall 2A English
(Translation in Italian)
Talk Mr John Waters Journalist Finding my Religion
19:00 - 20:00
Hall 5D English Talk Dr Peter van der Burgt Christians in Science, Ireland God and the Universe: how do Christianity and science relate?
19:00 - 20:00
Hall 2B English (Translation in French) Workshop Mr Stephen Cummins ACCORD Catholic Marriage Care Service, Ireland Eucharist, Marriage and Family
19:00 - 20:00
Hall 3 English
(Translation Spanish)
Workshop Mr Don Devaney Divine Mercy Apostolate The Healing Power of the Eucharist
19:00 - 20:00
Hall 7 English Play Written by Mr Glenn Gannon and directed by Mr Frank Allen Produced by Maximus International Productions The Trial
19:00 - 20:00
Hall 9 English Film Mr Peter Dunn Radharc Trust The French Connection: Ireland and Canada

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