2024 National Eucharistic Congress Latest News

The 2024 National Eucharistic Congress is a milestone in the third year of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops' (USCCB) initiative to renew the Catholic Church through the Eucharist. The five-day congress will be held in Indianapolis from July 17–21 in Lucas Oil Stadium, which boasts a capacity of nearly 70,000. This year’s gathering is the 10th National Eucharistic Congress in the U.S. but the first since the beginning of World War II.

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A Massgoer prays at St. Patrick’s Cathedral in New York City before a Eucharistic procession through the streets Oct. 10, 2023.

Catholics who participate in Eucharistic Pilgrimage, Congress can receive plenary indulgences

Apr 10, 2024

By Francesca Pollio Fenton

The U.S. bishops have announced that Catholics who participate in the National Eucharistic Pilgrimage and Eucharistic Congress can receive plenary... Read more

“Beautiful Light: A Paschal Mystagogy,” produced by the National Eucharistic Revival, will be livestreamed on the revival’s Facebook, YouTube, and Instagram accounts at 8 p.m. ET on seven consecutive Thursdays from April 4 to May 16, 2024.

Eucharistic Revival launches video series to help people ‘enter into the mysteries at Mass’

Apr 3, 2024

By Francesca Pollio Fenton

Each week, viewers will hear from a bishop about what is truly happening during different parts of the Mass. Read more

Father Roger Landry.

Priest prepares for ‘crazy’ 1,500-mile Eucharistic pilgrimage

Mar 30, 2024

By Jonah McKeown

Father Roger Landry is currently the only priest committed to walking the entirety of one of the four routes of... Read more

In addition to the spiritual maladies of the times, Bishop Robert Barron says he also sees opportunities for both evangelization and renewal in the Church.

Satisfying the ‘hungry heart’: an interview with Bishop Barron 

Bishop Robert Barron provides both diagnoses of and prescriptions for the most pervasive spiritual maladies of our times. Read more

From left to right, Matthew Heidenreich, Amayrani Higueldo Sanchez, and Charlie McCullough.

Meet the young Catholic pilgrims who will walk thousands of miles with the Eucharist this summer

Mar 12, 2024

By Jonah McKeown, Peter Pinedo

These “Perpetual Pilgrims” will walk thousands of miles across the United States this summer, carrying Jesus Christ in the Eucharist. Read more

An estimated 24,000 people participated in Eucharistic adoration at the SEEK24 conference in St. Louis on Jan. 3, 2024.

What to expect at the 2024 Eucharistic Congress in Indianapolis

Mar 11, 2024

By Jonah McKeown

The congress is the culmination of a multiyear “Eucharistic Revival” initiative of the U.S. Catholic bishops.  Read more

The official rosary for the 2024 National Eucharistic Congress.

Maker of rosary for 2024 National Eucharistic Congress hopes to inspire Eucharistic devotion

Mar 1, 2024

By Francesca Pollio Fenton

The Catholic company Ghirelli has partnered with the National Eucharistic Congress to make the official rosary for the event to... Read more

The National Eucharistic Revival recleased a detailed map of the upcoming pilgrimage routes ahead of the National Eucharistic Congress.

National Eucharistic Pilgrimage: When is it passing through your town?

Feb 23, 2024

By Peter Pinedo

The stops, which were announced by organizers on Thursday, include shrines, cathedrals, parishes, cultural sites, and parks.   Read more

The United States 10th National Eucharistic Congress will be held July 17–21, 2024, in Indianapolis and is expected to draw 80,000 Catholics to Lucas Oil Stadium, home to the Indianapolis Colts. This is the first National Eucharistic Congress in 83 years.

Registration opens for ‘milestone’ 2024 National Eucharistic Congress

Feb 16, 2024

By Kate Quiñones

Registration opened on Thursday for the 2024 National Eucharistic Congress, a “milestone” in the third year of the U.S. bishops’... Read more

Jimmy Coleman, a Catholic entrepreneur and father from North Carolina, completes an ultrarun.

The ‘Adoration Ultra:’ Catholic runner to cover 50 miles of Eucharistic adoration

Jan 25, 2024

By Jonah McKeown

Entrepreneur and North Carolina father Jimmy Coleman plans to run a 50-mile route this Friday, Jan. 26, stopping at five... Read more

Recording artist Matt Maher performs in Nashville, Tennessee, on April 30, 2019.

National Eucharistic Congress announces musician Matt Maher, releases updated schedule

Jan 15, 2024

By Jonah McKeown

Set to open July 17–21, the congress will feature a mile-long Eucharistic procession through Indianapolis and opportunities for adoration with... Read more

Approximately 24,000 people participated in Eucharistic adoration at the SEEK24 conference Jan. 3, 2024, in St. Louis.

How SEEK24 just set the stage for the upcoming National Eucharistic Congress

Jan 6, 2024

By Jonah McKeown

Some 24,000 Catholics, mostly young adults, just gathered in St. Louis, setting the stage for an even larger gathering this... Read more

Photo of Bishop Gerald Vincke, bishop of the Diocese of Salina (Kansas).

Kansas bishop to walk 19 miles in pilgrimage for peace 

Jan 5, 2024

By Matt McDonald

Bishop Gerald Vincke, 59, who leads the Diocese of Salina, is planning to walk from St. Mary’s Church in Glasco ... Read more

A scene from the "Silent Night" Christmas video from the Diocese of Lansing.

Christmas video by Lansing Diocese highlights Eucharistic adoration, story of ‘Silent Night’

Dec 24, 2023

By Francesca Pollio Fenton

The creator and producer of the video, Matt Riedl, hopes “to convey truth, beauty, and goodness” in this year’s Christmas... Read more


National Eucharistic Congress releases schedule, offers scholarships and weekend passes

Nov 16, 2023

By Joe Bukuras

As many as 80,000 Catholics are expected to attend the event from July 17–21, 2024, at Lucas Oil Stadium, home... Read more

Cardinal Christophe Pierre, the Vatican's nuncio to the United States, speaks to the U.S. bishops at their annual fall assembly in Baltimore on Nov. 14, 2023.

Pope Francis’ nuncio to USCCB assembly: ‘Eucharistic revival and synodality go together’

Nov 14, 2023

By Shannon Mullen

Cardinal Christophe Pierre called for unity in his address to the U.S. bishops Nov. 14 at their annual fall meeting... Read more

Diane Mahoney's original composition “We Do Believe, O Lord” has been selected as the 2024 National Eucharistic Congress’ official theme song.

Prizewinning National Eucharistic Revival hymns released for use in parishes

Nov 13, 2023

By Jonah McKeown

The sheet music for the official hymns of the upcoming National Eucharistic Revival was made available online last week. Read more

Bishop Michael Burbidge of the Diocese of Arlington, Virginia, speaks at Philadelphia’s Eucharistic Congress on Sept. 30, 2023. 

Be joyful, the Eucharist is not just a metaphor, Bishop Burbidge says

Oct 3, 2023

By Daniel Payne

At the opening Mass of Philadelphia’s Eucharistic Congress, Burbidge said a “common error” is that “some people mistakenly see the... Read more


National Eucharistic Congress opens ‘perpetual pilgrim’ application process

Oct 3, 2023

By Jonah McKeown

The two-month National Eucharistic Pilgrimage in summer 2024 will consist of four cross-country Eucharistic processions and a total of 6,500... Read more

The Eucharistic procession ended in the Vatican’s Lourdes Grotto.

New study shows that now almost two-thirds of US Catholics believe in Real Presence 

Sep 29, 2023

By Joe Bukuras

As the U.S. Church continues its Eucharistic revival, a CARA study suggests there is positive movement when it comes to... Read more