Reminders for the SRP Culminating Mass on January 31, 2016, 4:00 P.M.

A. The SRP area is already open as early as in the morning on the said date for all who may attend the Statio Orbis Mass. B. Traffic Routes at the SRP will not be closed EXCEPT for huge container vans and trucks while the activity is going on. C. Hence, Only the BUSES of the Delegates and the Vehicles…

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Press Conference on Symposium Updates

I. IMPORTANT REMINDERS ON THE SRP CULMINATING MASS As per the Security Coordinator for the SRP Culminating Mass Activity on January 31, 2016 @ 4:00 PM, the following are important reminders for those who may attend in the said Eucharistic Celebration. A. The SRP area is already open as early as in the morning on the said date for all…

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IEC 2016 TRAFFIC PLANS

With traffic congestion as one of the primary concerns now especially in many parts of the Metro Cebu areas, the traffic situation during the weeklong IEC 2016 is truly being considered as one major consideration. Some roads maybe closed and some major rerouting plans are expected to take place. Hence, with just two weeks before the actual event, the general…

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PRESS CON on IEC 2016 Committee on PROCESSION in view of the opening of the HOLY DOOR

The SOLEMN PROCESSION during the IEC 2016 is one major religious activity outside the IEC Pavilion. It is expected to gather a huge number of faithful since it is open to all the faithful whether registered delegates or not. The highlight of this religious activity is a huge and especially designed MONSTRANCE that would contain the Blessed Sacrament during the…

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Updates on Transport Routes

The transportation aspect of our pilgrims and delegates to and from the various venues is one major consideration of the 51st International Eucharistic Congress. Hence, to have a view and to check on the viability of the TRANSPORT ROUTES of the actual event itself, a DRY RUN is scheduled on November 23, 2015 (Monday). Prior to the event though, a…

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Advent Gathering of Cebu Media Practitioners with Archbishop Jose S. Palma

One crucial consideration of the IEC 2016 is for all the faithful and the general public to know and get updated of the preparations and up until the event itself. Hence, those who are in the Media plays a very vital role and significant contribution for the success of this event. The Archdiocese acknowledges such very well and has been…

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First Communion of Street Children with Archbishop Jose S. Palma

One crucial aspect of the International Eucharistic Congress in 2016 is to make it more relevant to all especially to the poor. Hence, there have been activities from the preparations and up until the event itself which are initiated to benefit the poor. One of these is to reach out to many street children who are found living and begging…

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Launching of the IEC 2016 Painting and Photo Contest

A significant aspect of the preparations for the upcoming IEC 2016 is to ignite interest among various sectors in the Church such as those whose interests are inclined towards the field of arts. In such a way, their masterpieces may be of great help for all to anticipate more on this momentous event in the Church. Hence to attract artists…

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Cebu Archdiocesan Christ the King Celebration 2015

As the preparations for the upcoming hosting of the 51st IEC in 2016 have been intensified, some liturgical and religious celebrations have also been attuned to the said event. Hence, as all the Catholic faithful solemnly celebrate the Feast of Christ the King come November 23, 2014, the Archdiocese of Cebu also marks it meaningfully as it would be done…

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Updates on the Preparation for IEC 2016

PRESS CON (Updates on the Preparation for IEC 2016 RE.: Venue, PISO PARA SA MISA NG MUNDO, the Official Logo and Theme Song and the LAUNCHING OF THE OFFICIAL WEBSITE) To further set the mood and jumpstart the anticipation of everyone towards The 51st International Eucharistic Congress in 2016, its Official Logo (letterhead) and Theme Song, which was the result of the…

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