Wednesday 13th June (Archive)

The main programme for the 50th International Eucharistic Congress took place in venues at the Royal Dublin Society (RDS) on Wednesday 13th June.

The theme for Wednesday 13th June was Exploring and Celebrating Ministry – Priesthood and Ministry in the Service of Communion.

The Congress extends to the city with programmes of events in host churches across Dublin. Programmes in host churches was open to the public and free of charge.

Time Event
Mass will be celebrated in host churches at the normal scheduled times unless otherwise specified.
8:00 Morning Prayer
Prayer Ministry in the Dominican Tradition 
St Saviour's Church, Lower Dominick Street 
8:45-23:00 Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament
Exhibition on the life of Saint Peter Julian Eymard (Chapel Hall)
Prayer Ministry by the Blessed Sacrament Fathers
Blessed Sacrament Chapel, Bachelor’s Walk 
9:15 Morning Prayer
Prayer Ministry by the Emmanuel Community
St Andrew's Church, Westland Row
9:00-18:00 Vocations Programme
Vocations information from each diocese will be available also in the foyer of the Church
Newman University Church, St Stephen’s Green 
9:00-21:00 Visit the House of Mary!
For a peaceful experience of prayer, reflection and community while praying with a multimedia meditation of the Luminous Mysteries.  
Prayer Ministry of Father Patrick Peyton Memorial Centre – Family Rosary
St Mary's Church, Haddington Road 
9:00-21:00 Confession available
Church of Our Lady Queen of Peace, Merrion Road 
9:30-14:00 Primary Schools' Programme
Catechesis, Life of Saints' Exhibition, Guided Adoration.
Church of Our Lady Queen of Peace, Merrion Road 
10:00 Presentation: Father Patrick Peyton, CSC: His Mission and Charism (English)
Prayer Ministry of Father Patrick Peyton Memorial Centre – Family Rosary
St Mary's Church, Haddington Road 
10:00-21:00 Art exhibition: Faces of Christ
St Paul's Church, Arran Quay 
10:45-12:45 Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament, Street Evangelisation, Schools visits
Prayer Ministry by the Emmanuel Community
St Andrew's Church, Westland Row 
11:00 Sacred Heart Novena  
“Priesthood and Ministry” Father Paddy Boyle 
St Francis Xavier Church, Gardiner Street 
11:00 Presentation: Father Patrick Peyton, CSC: His Mission and Charism (French)
Prayer Ministry of Father Patrick Peyton Memorial Centre – Family Rosary
St Mary's Church, Haddington Road 
11:30

Conference: Understanding Transubstantiation
Father Armand de Malleray FSSP
St Kevin's Church, Harrington Street

11:30 Reflection: Queen Beauty of Carmel
Praying with Our Lady of Mount Carmel
Avila Carmelite Centre, Donnybrook 
12:00 Presentation
The Eucharist, Our Lady and the Rosary
Prayer Ministry of Father Patrick Peyton Memorial Centre – Family Rosary
St Mary's Church, Haddington Road 
13:00-14:30 Alpha Session:  Christianity – Boring, irrelevant, untrue?  
This session explores some of the responses to life’s ‘big questions’ from a Christian perspective
Mini Alpha” Programme by Alpha International
Whitefriar Street Church, Aungier Street 
13:05 Mass: Celebrated by a member of the vocations team
Different vocations theme each day
Newman University Church, St Stephen’s Green 
15:00-18:00 Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament, Street Evangelisation, Home visits
Prayer Ministry by the Emmanuel Community
St Andrew's Church, Westland Row 
16:00-17:00 Confession available
Prayer Ministry by the Blessed Sacrament Fathers
Blessed Sacrament Chapel, Bachelor’s Walk
16:00-18:00 Drama Workshops
Church of Our Lady Queen of Peace, Merrion Road 
17:00 Evening Prayer
Prayer Ministry by the Emmanuel Community
St Andrew's Church, Westland Row 
17:45 Evening Prayer and Benediction
Prayer Ministry by the Blessed Sacrament Fathers
Blessed Sacrament Chapel, Bachelor’s Walk 
18:00 Evening Prayer
Prayer Ministry in the Dominican Tradition 
St Saviour's Church, Lower Dominick Street 
19:00 Benediction
Perpetual adoration continues.
Church of Our Lady Queen of Peace, Merrion Road 
19:30

Sacred Heart Novena  
“Priesthood and Ministry” Father Paddy Boyle 
St Francis Xavier Church, Gardiner Street 

19:30 Eucharistic Procession
Main Congress Event 
Royal Dublin Society (RDS), Merrion Road, Dublin 4
20:00 Charismatic Prayer Meeting
Avila Carmelite Centre, Donnybrook 
21:00 Compline/Night Prayer (sung) and Salve Procession
Prayer Ministry in the Dominican Tradition 
St Saviour's Church, Lower Dominick Street 
All night Perpetual Adoration continues in several locations:
Church of Our Lady Queen of Peace, Merrion Road 
St Teresa's Church, Clarendon Street 

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