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Bearing "witness" to the Eucharistic Congress, Card Zen will also celebrate a Latin Mass
Hong Kong’s bishop emeritus will address the congress in Cebu. Catholic blogger says, "In my experience young people who participate in the Mass in Latin find that it challenges them to dig more deeply into the Catholic faith. The young like to be challenged after all!"
20/01/2016 15:24:00 PHILIPPINES
For Fr D'Ambra, the Eucharist is a spiritual force that leads us to the encounter with Muslims
The PIME missionary spoke today at the symposium introducing the 51st International Eucharistic Congress in Cebu. “The point of comparison is Emmaus, where two disciples recognised the Lord as he broke the bread, and from that, they found strength to move at night without fear.” In addition, “The challenge, in my opinion, is to try to communicate to others what the Eucharist is, even though Muslims have a hard time understanding that."
06/09/2010 SRI LANKA
Mgr Ranjith inaugurates the Special Year of the Holy Eucharist
The start of the special year takes place at Our Lady of Lanka shrine in Tewatta. Focus is on the liturgy. Initiatives include mediation and action.
01/02/2016 16:21:00 THAILAND â€“ PHILIPPINES
For a Thai Catholic, the Cebu Congress is just the beginning of a new evangelisation
Somchai Chaopatanawong is a member of a Basic Ecclesial Community in his native Thailand. Along with other fellow Thais, he flew to the Philippines for the conference, which ended on Sunday, 31 January. For him, it was a “wonderful 'miracle' to see so many Catholics and people from other religions meet."
Survivor of Kandhamal pogrom: I lost everything except Jesus
The heartbreaking story of Kanaka Rekha Nayaka the National Eucharistic Congress. In the massacres of 2008 was a direct witness of the martyrdom of her husband, dragged by a chain around his neck and beheaded by extremists for refusing to convert to Hinduism. The assailants, who were arrested after the pogroms, are now back into the wild.
Indonesian Church joins pope in universal Eucharistic adoration
The faithful packed parish churches, cathedrals and monasteries to pray the Blessed Sacrament with Pope Francis. Even cloistered convents joined the initiative. Bishop of Purwokerto said that a "moving atmosphere" prevailed during the event to boost "faith in Christ in everyday life."
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