International Eucharistic Congress 2012


Q: What do former Taoiseach John Bruton and Ambassador to the United Nations, Peter Sutherland Former Attorney General and UN Representative, Sr Concilio founder of Cuan Mhuire rehabilitation Centres, Sr Briege Mc Kenna author of 'Miracles do Happen', and the Latin Patriarch of Jerusalem have in common??

A: They are all speakers at the upcoming International Eucharistic Congress!


"Go; Be Church with Christ and with One Another"


International Eucharistic Congress 2012 in Brief

8 Days every 4 years with participants from 5 continents.

2 Main venues, 7 languages, 150 workshops and discussion groups

18 Keynote addresses by Irish and international speakers

100's of choirs, film, music, concerts, theatre

1 Immense opportunity for reflection, deep listening, real conversation and renewal


What will MAGiS be offering at the Congress?

We’ll be offering (Monday to Saturday) a series of day long experiences that will take mulnational groups of 15 (18 - 35 year olds ) out of the RDS and into Dublin city for the day.

The experiences will be led by young adults and involve creative interactive explorations of the daily theme of the Congress linking in with city based people and initiatives.

Each experience will tap into the Gathering - Hearing - Nourishment and Call to service aspects of the Eucharist!


Choose from this full list of MAGiS events during the week of the Congress 

Monday 14th June: Join us on a pilgrimage of Dublin to learn about Christian traditions from the East and West represented in the city...Read more

Wednesday 13th June: Spend the day in inner city Dublin, take in the sights, sounds and realities of life in the inner city...Read More

Click here for full list of MAGiS Experiences 

Click on the links below for more information on the iniciatives we will be linking up with for the MAGiS experiences



Frequently Asked Questions on Magis at the Eucharistic Congress

Click here for Reflections by young people on their experience of Eucharist and hope for the Eucharistic Congress

If you are interested in being a facilitator and accompanying others for one of the day long experiences (training, and pastoral preparation provided) please send an email asap to

Other Useful Links

Jesuits at the International Eucharistic Congress facebook page:

Official prayer of the International Eucharistic Congress


St Francis Xavier Gardiner St: Official Host Church of the IEC 2012

St Francis Xavier Church Gardiner St will also be a Congress church with activities/Ignatian Prayer each afternoon during the Eucharistic Congress. You are very welcome to take part.

The annual Sacred Heart Novena will also take place between 7-15 June. See for more information.


MAGiS Circle & Examen Prayer


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