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New Year’s Resolution to Volunteer

The 50th International Eucharistic Congress are delighted to announce that they have now over 700 registered volunteers from all over Ireland and continue their call to volunteers as more are needed. Recently, the first volunteer induction training sessions were held and there will be more induction training sessions in January. Why not make it your News Years’ resolution to volunteer. Register now and make a difference!

International Theology Symposium Announced

The Theology Symposium is a meeting of graduates in theology and academics to reflect on the theme “The Eucharistic Ecclesiology of Communion Fifty Years after Vatican II”. It takes place in St Patrick’s College, Maynooth, from 6th until 9th June 2012, the week before The 50th International Eucharistic Congress. There will be plenary sessions, seminars and liturgies enriched by expert contributions from international scholars across the disciplines of Theology. Read more about the Symposium and book online:

IEC2012 on Facebook

The 50th International Eucharistic Congress invites you to join the preparations to the Congress via Facebook. Through their social media, the Congress team are making available news, photos, videos, reflections, interesting links, website updates, spiritual resources and much more! Go to and press “like”. You are also welcome to subscribe to the IEC2012  online newsletter to keep up to date with all the latest Congress news on

Opportunities to Exhibit at the 50th International Eucharistic Congress

During the week of the Congress, the 50th International Eucharistic Congress will have an indoor exhibition spaces hosting over 100 exhibition stands as well as other exhibition areas around the RDS. These will allow commercial organisations and Church to represent themselves and offer religious goods, Irish craft products and services to thousands of pilgrims. The exhibition layout is now available and bookings are being taken by email:

IEC 2012 videos

We encourage dioceses and parishes to make use of our videos on their own websites as a way of promoting local interest in the Congress.

Please feel free to use these videos on your diocesan websites.

Volunteer video

Booking video

Accommodation and tours video

Tours video

If you need any assistance with ‘embedding’ the videos, you are welcome to contact Fr Bill Kemmy (email who has been helping us with our videos through