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2020 Eucharistic Congress

For our 2nd Annual “In His Real Presence” Eucharistic Congress, we had approximately 70 people attend on Friday Evening and around 100 people on Saturday, which is a blessing given covid-19 restrictions.

2019 Eucharistic Congress 

Over 300 people from over 30 different parishes attended the 1st Diocesan Eucharistic Congress. Of the surveys collected, there was a broad range of people who have attended Eucharistic Adoration for 10+ years to those who are planning to start. Overwhelmingly, people reported the Eucharistic Congress increased their desire to spend more time in Eucharistic Adoration and plan to attend next year.


What did you like most?

  • “All of it!”
  • “Everything was great! Speakers, message, lunch, well-organized.”
  • “It renewed my commitment to my own Adoration.”
  • “Everything! It offered so much for a small cost.”
  • “The priests’ talks were very powerful and inspiring. They live what they spoke about.”
  • “Eye-opening of the reality of our faith, and the personal experiences of the priests!!”
  • “Warmth/humanity of speakers giving information in easily understandable ways.”
  • “Exceptional speakers!”
  • “Adoration with the Bishop”
  • “Speakers were good! Vendors also!”
  • “The heartfelt testimony!”
  • “Our MC, personal stories from priests, Eucharistic miracle stories, Adoring together, the Chaplet w/ our Bishop, making new friends.”
  • “The REAL faith proclaimed BOLDLY, and miraculous stories of saints & sinners.”

What 3 words describe the Eucharistic Congress?      

  • “full of grace”
  • “love for Jesus”
  • “just plain awesome”
  • “powerful, powerful, powerful”
  • “holy, inspiring, encouraging”
  • “Good for CONVERTS!”
  • “inspiring, humbling, motivating”
  • “inspirational, instructional, and downright fun”
  • “energetic, relatable, encouraging”
  • “organized, inspirational, heartfelt”
  • “Time well spent!”
  • “Reflective, hidden, called”
  • “a blessing, awesome, fulfilled”
  • “very comforting”
  • “God-with-us”
  • “heartfelt, humility, reverence”
  • heartfelt, set fire inside me”
  • “amazing, important, vital, informative, awesome”
  • “empowering, encouraging, needed”
  • “source and summit”
  • “joy-filled, holy, Christ-centered”
  • “beautiful, rewarding, strengthening”
  • “raw, REAL, re-invigorating”
  • “inspirational, peace-inducing, well organized”
  • “informative, relatable, fun”
  • “hope, peace, healing”
  • “renewing, sophisticated, timely”
  • “spiritual listener, healing, silence”
  • “Grateful to adore”

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