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IEC2012 live – Monica Brown

Monica Brown, from Sydney, Australia, is director of Emmaus Productions International and is acclaimed Christian composer and workshop/retreat facilitator.

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IEC2012 – John Waters

In his talk John Waters spoke about his journey of discovery concerning religion as a primal force in the structure of humanity and his efforts to re-establish a truly reasonable relationship with reality against the cultural reductions of our time.

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IEC2012 – Julie Kavanagh

In her talk titled ‘Liturgy that breathes: Bringing our Shared Prayer to Life’ , Julie Kavanagh named and unpacked the foundational principles of ritual and liturgy.

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IEC2012 live – John Waters on ‘finding my religion’

John Waters, Author and Journalist, shares his reflection on ‘finding my religion’ which was the title for his talk at IEC2012.

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IEC2012 – A look at the exhibitions

Today at the Eucharistic Congress we take a look at some of the exhibitions in the main hall and talk to exhibitors and pilgrims about their experiences so far.

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IEC2012 – Fr Brendan Purcell

Rev Dr Brendan Purcell explores ‘the Big Mystery’ of human origins and reflects on the Eucharist and its place at the heart of cosmic, evolutionary and human history.

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IEC2012 – Celebrating the Miracle of Life

William Reville, the Science Columnist with The Irish Times, describes how scientific raises certain questions that are significant for our philosophical understanding of the meaning and purpose of the world.

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IEC2012 – Bishop Smith taking shorthand at Vatican II

Bishop Michael Smith, joined by Dr Patrick Geoghegan and Dr Padraic Conway, reflects on his time working at the Second Vatican Council.

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IEC2012 – Archbishop Diarmuid Martin

Archbishop Diarmuid Martin’s address on Monday 11th June at IEC2012 titled ‘The Church in the Modern World’

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IEC2012 live – Br Alois Prior of Taize

The theme for Monday at IEC2012 was Communion in One Baptism – Br Alois (Prior of Taize) summarises his message that he delivered in the main arena.

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IEC2012 live – Sheena Darcy, IEC2012 manager

Sheena Darcy (IEC2012 office manager) reflects on the opening of the Congress and what she hopes will come from the Congress for pilgrims. This interview was broadcast live during our Monday programme.

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IEC2012 – Opening Ceremony – Sunday 10th June

The congress officially started today, Sunday the 10th of June. This short video shows some parts of the opening Mass and some interviews with pilgrims.

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IEC2012 – Congress Bell pilgrimage

Colette Furlong shares the story of the pilgrimage of the Congress Bell which has travelled all around Ireland and beyond calling pilgrims to gather for IEC2012

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K&L Primary Schools Altar Cloth

Hear the story behind the creation of the Altar Cloth from separate squares from almost every primary school in the diocese of Kildare & Leighlin.

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Why I volunteered for IEC 2012

A number of volunteers share why they were inspired to serve at the International Eucharistic Congress and offer encouragement to those thinking of joining up. Applications close on March 17th.

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Sisters of Mercy participate in Haven’s Build it Week, October 2011

The Sisters of Mercy worked along with the Haven volunteers near the epicentre of the January 2010 earthquake,18 miles outside Port Au Prince, capital of Haiti.

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Making music – interview with Liam Lawton

Liam Lawton reflects on how he began his music ministry, the art of composing and the wonder of seeing that work performed and enjoyed by others.

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