Saturday, December 11, 2010

The First International Conference on Eucharistic Adoration

Where would you get to hear the following speak on the Eucharist over three days?
Cardinal Francis ARINZE, Emeritus Prefect of the Congregation of Divine Worship
Cardinal Raymond BURKE, Prefect of the Supreme Tribunal of the Apostolic Signatura, Vatican City
Cardinal Antonio CAÑIZARES LLOVERA, Prefect for the Congregation of Divine Worship
Cardinal Malcolm RANJITH, Archbishop of Colombo, Sri Lanka, former Secretary of the Congregation for Divine Worship
Cardinal Mauro PIACENZA, President of the Congregation for the Clergy, Vatican City
Cardinal Peter TURKSON, President of the Pontifical Council Justice and Peace, Vatican City
Bishop Giovanni D’ERCOLE, Auxiliary Bishop of L’Aquila, Italy
Bishop D. José Ignacio MUNILLA - Bishop of San Sebastian, Spain
Bishop Dominique REY, Bishop of the Diocese of Frejus-Toulon, France
Bishop Athanasius SCHNEIDER, Auxiliary Bishop of Karaganda, Kazakhstan
Fr Nicolas BUTTET, Founder of the Eucharistein Community, St-Maurice, Switzerland
Fr Mark KIRBY, Prior of the Diocesan Benedictine Monastery of Our Lady of the Cenacle in Tulsa, Oklahoma
Fr Florian RACINE , Founder of the Missionaries of the Most Holy Eucharist, Sanary, France
Mother Adela GALINDO, Foundress of the Servants of the Pierced Hearts of Jesus and Mary, USA
Sr. Joseph, Missionaries of Charity, Calcutta, India
The answer:
The First International Conference on Eucharistic Adoration
The Bishop of Fréjus-Toulon, France, Msgr Dominique Rey, today announced a major international conference on Eucharistic Adoration to take place in Rome from June 20-23, 2011.

Organised by the Missionaries of the Most Holy Eucharist, a new community founded by Bishop Rey in 2007, the conference brings together a wide range of international speakers, including seven prominent Cardinals.

“The first condition for the new evangelisation is adoration,” Bishop Rey said. “We must regain the ability to adore Christ in the Most Holy Eucharist if we are to bring the men and women of the twenty-first century to faith in Jesus Christ. This is one of the key themes of the pontificate of Pope Benedict XVI,” he emphasised, “which is why we are taking this initiative.”

Adoratio 2011 will include fourteen conferences, workshops, the celebration of Mass in the new and older forms, all-night adoration and the divine office. Approximately 300 resident participants are expected, with more due to attend on a daily basis. Simultaneous translation services will be provided in the main languages.

The conference will conclude by joining with Pope Benedict in his celebration of the Solemnity of Corpus Christi at the Basilica of Saint John Lateran and the Eucharistic procession to the Basilica of St Mary Major that follows.

Fr Florian Racine, founder of the Missionaries of the Most Holy Eucharist and the principal organiser, stated: “We are confident that this conference will make an important contribution to the new springtime of Eucharistic adoration that is so dear to the heart of our Holy Father, Pope Benedict. We are humbled by the many people who have already given so much to make this conference something far better than we ever dared to hope it could be. Adoratio 2011 already promises to be an important international event in the life of the Church in 2011.”

6 comments:

Laurence England said...

If I were building a Fantasy Vatican Football team, that would more or less be it.

georgem said...

You'd better start saving, Father. Or start up a new fund.

bernadette said...

Book flights quick, because they'll go up considerably over the next few weeks.

Schools need to get moving to take delegations.

This is wonderful news. Thankyou for letting us know.

On the side of the angels said...

A LOT more to this than meets the eye.

On the side of the angels said...

Off-Topic:

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Joe of St Therese said...

I want to be there...alas no cash...time to beg for donations :)