Congress Day Six Press Conference with Speakers

by Krisha Socito The sixth and last press conference happened at the IEC pavilion last Jan 29. The panel was composed of the President of the 51st IEC, Archbishop Jose Palma, Chairman of the IEC commissions, Bishop Mylo Hubert Vergara, a member of the IEC theological commission, Fr. Jose Quilongquilong and the lay witnesses: Ma. Georgia Cogtas, Mary Sarindhorn and…

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International Eucharistic Congress Youth Day

By Krisha Socito Over 3000 people gathered at the Hoops Dome, Lapu-lapu City for the International Eucharistic Congress (IEC) Youth Day on January 28, 2016. Both IEC delegates and youth participants listened to the catechism by Most Rev. Robert Barron, DD about “Christ in the Youth, Our Hope of Glory.” The registered youth participants alone were 3604. These participants are…

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Congress Day Five: The Eucharist and the Dialogue with Cultures

By Chelzee Salera, IEC Web Writer The fifth day of the 51st International Eucharistic Congress was opened with a morning prayer led by Most Rev. Romulo Valles followed by a Catechesis by His Eminence Luis Antonio Cardinal Tagle regarding “The Eucharist and the Dialogue with Cultures” where the Cardinal received a standing ovation from the crowd gathered inside the IEC…

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Summary on “The Manifold Dimensions of Eucharistic Hope” by Reverent Father Paul Vu Chi Hy, SSS

By Krisha Socito and Alexandra Muñoz Reverent Father Paul Vu Chi Hy, SSS of Vietnam discusses about the Eucharist in his talk: “The Manifold Dimensions of Eucharistic Hope” at the Waterfront Hotel last January 25, 2016. Over 300 registrants were able to attend and witness the session at the hotel’s Arctic I Hall. The three main points of his talk…

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A Summary on The Eucharist: Celebration of the Paschal Mystery A Catechesis: Hungering for the Bread of Life By: Most Reverend Robert Emmet Barron

By Mitos Gonzales “I don’t know right now any Church in the world more vibrant than that of the Filipino Church,” greeted Rev. Robert Barron, and the whole pavilion responded with a resounding applause. Considering the challenges being faced by the Church at this present time, he then continued, “It is the Filipino Church that is keeping it alive!” and…

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Washing the Feet of the Poor: The Eucharist and the Priesthood by Rev. Fr. Luciano Ariel Felloni

Summary by Alexandra Muñoz “His presence gives my presence meaning.” Shared Rev. Fr. Luciano Ariel Felloni to the attendees of his talk: “Washing the Feet of the Poor: The Eucharist and the Priesthood” yesterday as Part of the IEC concurrent sessions at the Waterfront Hotel. Delegates from different parts of the world were able to witness and take into heart…

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