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From June 15 to 22, 2008
Experience a true Eucharistic refresher

  • Explore the central theme “The Eucharist, gift of God for the life of the world” through an enlightening and stimulating spiritual approach
  • Celebrate the universal nature of the Church, catechists, witnesses, and participants from around the world
  • Witness Christ’s everliving presence in the Eucharist

 

A unique experience of faith for Conference goers

Daily themes and ceremonies
Each day is centered around a specific theme

Sunday, June 15

Opening ceremony

Monday, June 16

The Eucharist, the greatest gift of God

Tuesday, June 17

The Eucharist, memorial of the Pascal Mystery

Wednesday, June 18

The Eucharist edifies the Church, sacrament of salvation

Thursday, June 19

The Eucharist, Christ’s life in our lives

Friday, June 20

The Eucharist and the mission

Saturday, June 21

Witnesses of the Eucharist at the center of the world

Sunday, June 22

Closing ceremony and Eucharistic celebration on the Plains of Abraham

Mornings
Dedicated to plenary sessions to explore the daily theme. The general session culminates with a Eucharistic celebration.

Every day

Morning prayer, catechetics, and testimonials

Monday to Saturday

Eucharistic celebrations

Except Thursday, June 19

Celebration of Penance

Afternoons and evenings
An opportunity to integrate and investigate practical aspects of the central theme

Every day

Ongoing adoration, exhibitions, evening prayer, and heritage and cultural activities

Monday and Tuesday, June 16 and 17

Workshops and roundtables

Wednesday, June 18

Fraternal feast and Mary’s Prayer

Thursday, June 19

Eucharistic celebration and procession

Friday, June 20

Gesture of solidarity and inauguration of “Social Work”

Saturday, June 21

Assorted family and vocational activities

 

For families and youth
Special weekend activity to explore the Conference theme

Friday, June 20

Welcome and evening prayer

Saturday, June 21

Catechetics and vigil

Sunday, June 22

Closing ceremony

 

For everyone

Every day

Eucharistic festival: cultural activities, public lectures, and ongoing adoration

Sunday, June 15

Opening ceremony

Thursday, June 19

Eucharistic celebration and procession

Sunday, June 22

Closing ceremony and Eucharistic celebration on the Plains of Abraham


 
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