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Symposium Opens in Cebu Doctor’s University, Speakers talk about God’s Love

By Chelzee Salera   The first day for the IEC Theological Symposium, Pre-congress event opened with a morning prayer where hundreds of people gathered including pilgrims and delegates. The first day for the IEC Theological Symposium, Pre-congress event opened with a morning prayer where hundreds of people gathered including pilgrims and delegates. With the lecture of Rev. Fr. Timothy Radcliffe…

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Join the Congress, Wear the Official 51st IEC T-Shirt

Let us unite in the presence of Christ by joining the 51st International Eucharistic Congress. Wear the official 51st IEC T-shirt when you attend the different activities of the symposium and congress proper. Shirts cost P240.00 each. Please pre-order your shirts by reading the following terms & conditions below. 1. Fill out the order slip. Loading… 2. Confirm your orders…

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Table of Hope Banquet

Table of Hope Banquet

The Table of Hope Banquet is a spiritual and social gathering for and of underprivileged families, mentally and physically challenged individuals, and children living in Cebu City, Mactan and other neighboring areas in the Province of Cebu. They will partake of a hearty meal as guests of the clergy of the Roman Catholic Church. The Table of Hope Banquet came…

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IEC Committee holds Christ the King Celebration in the IEC Pavilion

By Krisha Socito   Over seven thousand Catholic faithful flocked to the International Eucharistic Congress (IEC) Pavilion for the Christ the King mass at 4 p.m. last Sunday, November 22, 2015. Cebu Archbishop Jose Palma and Cardinal Vidal blessed the Pavilion before the mass started. The mass was presided by Jose Palma along with other members of the clergy in…

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Contingency Plan Formulation Workshop participated by Committees of the 51st IEC

Committees under the 51st International Eucharistic Congress participated in the Contingency Plan Formulation Workshop in cooperation with the Office of Civil Defense Region 7 at Quest Hotel, Cebu City, Cebu, Philippines. The three-day workshop involved several committees such as the Committee on Food, Venues, Liturgy, Website, Safety and Security, Transportation, Accommodation etc. Each committee presented updates on the preparations for…

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Structures for IEC 2016 completed

By Chelzee Salera Several structures and facilities for the 51st International Eucharistic Congress (IEC) delegates and Program Dignitaries (PDIs) have been completed according to the Committee on Venues Chair, Fr. Brian Brigoli. Enhancements for structures such as the Seminaryo Mayor de San Carlos have been well prepared. The improvements include the Mambaje Wing which is a two-storey-structure project annexed to…

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400 Priests of Cebu Concert

Members of the Clergy from around Cebu are performing a concert on Faith, Love and Songs featuring the best of praise and worship music and selected contemporary music this year.  The 2-day affair will happen on November 26 and 27, 2015, 7:30 p.m. at the IEC Pavilion, Pope John Paul II Avenue, Mabolo, Cebu City, Cebu, Philippines. Matinee show is…

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Cardinal Charles Maung Bo, SDB appointed as 51st IEC Papal Legate

Cardinal Charles Maung Bo, S.D.B., from the archdiocese of Yangon, Myanmar has been appointed by Pope Francis as the Papal Legate to the 51st International Eucharistic Congress to be held in Cebu City, Cebu, Philippines on January 24-31, 2016. A member of the Salesians of Saint John Bosco, in Lashio, N.S.S., he was assigned as Parish Priest at Loihkam from…

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51st IEC activities to be shown around the world

Real-time updates about the 51st IEC come January 24-31, 2016 will be shown around the world through different media channels such as radio, television and online news portals. Filipinos and different nationalities can view video broadcasts of public gatherings on the Congress dates itself by logging in to iec2016.ph/livestreaming. At the same time, different media outfits and freelance journalists can…

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IEC Home Stay Seminar Workshop

Opening Doors for Delegates of the International Eucharistic Congress 2016

By Chelzee Salera In cooperation with the Department of Tourism Region VII, the Pilgrim Accommodations Committee headed by Fr. Ruben Labajo initiated a seminar in the University of the Southern Philippines Foundation in Lahug, Cebu City for the host families who volunteered to provide shelter and food for the delegates for the upcoming International Eucharistic Congress which will be held…

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