Who is invited? Parish representatives, catechists, extraordinary ministers, RE leaders, clergy, religious orders, seminarians, hospital and prison chaplains, who are all pastorally involved and on the front line of evangelisation. There are some 10,000 people expected to attend the celebrations from across the country. The Southwark Diocese can send 570 delegates. Each parish can select, finance and send two representatives.
What is a Eucharistic Congress? This is an ecclesial gathering of lay and ordained people from each diocese in England & Wales. Participants will take part in a series of Catechism sessions, focusing on different dimensions of the Eucharist. This is a very positive opportunity for prayer, theological reflection and discernment.