The Eucharistic Congress in Liverpool takes place this weekend, 7-9 Sep 2018

Symposium Day
September 7, the ACC Liverpool

10:00-10:30 Arrival and Coffee
10:30-11:00 Welcome & opening prayer: Archbishop Malcolm McMahon OP and the Apostolic Nuncio to Great Britain
11:00-11:45 Keynote 1: The Scriptural Context (Canon Mervyn Tower)
12:00-12:45 Keynote 2: The Eucharist in the life of the Church (Canon David Oakley)
12:50-13:35 Keynote 3: Teaching the Eucharist (Sister Margaret Atkins CRSA)
13:35-14:30 Lunch
In the afternoon delegates can attend one of the following presentations in each time slot:
14:30-15:15 Presentation Set 1
– Preparing Children for the Sacraments of Initiation (Dora Nash)
– The ministry of the Eucharist in hospitals and prisons (Bishop Paul Mason)
– Eucharistic Liturgical Rites outside of Mass
(Fr Paul Gunter OSB)
15:30-16:15 Presentation Set 2
– The Eucharist as a sign of the Church’s Unity: One Bread, One Body revisited (Dr Dominic Robinson SJ)
– A kingdom of justice, love and peace: the Eucharist and Social Justice (Dr Phil McCarthy)
– Teaching children to pray before the Eucharist(Julie Rourke)
16:30–17:15 Presentation Set 3
– John Henry Newman and Dominic Barberi: An historical moment in Eucharistic Adoration (Fr Ian Ker)
– Musical resources for Adoration
(Dr Christopher McElroy)
– Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion: Ministry and Practice (Fr Chris Thomas, Sister Moira Meeghan).
17:30–17:45 Conclusion & Closing Prayer
18.15 Choral Vespers followed by Mass at 1900

Congress Day
September 8, the ACC Liverpool Echo Arena

8:15 Morning Prayer and Mass at the Liverpool Metropolitan Cathedral
10:30 Welcome & Opening Prayer
11:00 Keynote 1 – Bishop Robert Barron
12:30 Lunch
13:30 Keynote 2 – Bishop Robert Barron
14:30-15:30 Exploring the themes of the congress with drama, testimony and presentations
16:00-17:00 Exposition and Benediction with Evening Prayer of Corpus Christi

Pilgrimage Day
September 9, Liverpool Metropolitan Cathedral

9:30 Solemn Mass (Celebrant: Archbishop Malcolm McMahon)
11:30 Solemn Mass (Celebrant: Cardinal Vincent Nichols; Preacher: Archbishop McMahon)
13:00 Outdoor Eucharistic Procession
14:45-15:00 Benediction

Find out more at www.liverpoolcatholic.org.uk/adoremus