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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

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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

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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

Eucharistic adoration following the pope's Corpus Christi Mass June 14, 2020.

Pope Francis: The Eucharist can fill ‘the wounds and voids produced by sin’

Aug 25, 2023

By Courtney Mares

The pope said in the eyes of the world it might appear “absurd” to confront societal problems by praying on... Read more

The Adoration Chapel at St. Peter's Catholic Church in Beaufort, South Carolina.

As faith in the Real Presence lags, these churches are holding 24/7 eucharistic adoration

Aug 20, 2023

By Daniel Payne

Parishes around the country in recent years have maintained vibrant perpetual adoration initiatives despite loss of faith in the Real... Read more

Bishop James Conley leads a eucharistic procession outside Lincoln's Cathedral of the Risen Christ, one of the passport pilgrimage sites.

Explore Nebraska’s adoration chapels with a new pilgrimage ‘passport’

Aug 17, 2023

By Jonah McKeown

Bishop James Conley said he hopes pilgrims will visit the adoration chapels and pray specifically for their intentions as part... Read more

Sheet music.

Meet the women who penned the official songs for the National Eucharistic Congress

Aug 7, 2023

By Jonah McKeown

Diane Mahoney and Kathleen Pluth have had their musical compositions chosen out of many entries as the official theme song... Read more

EWTN's Montse Alvarado, Father Mike Schmitz, and Sister Miriam James Heidland are among the featured speakers at the July 2024 National Eucharistic Congress.

Just announced: See who’s speaking at the National Eucharistic Congress in 2024

Jul 21, 2023

By Joe Bukuras

As part of the National Eucharistic Revival, the gathering will be held July 17–21, 2024, and is expected to draw... Read more

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UPDATED: Here’s what you need to know about the National Eucharistic Revival

Jun 20, 2023

By CNA Staff, Peter Pinedo

Sponsored by the U.S. Catholic bishops, the revival aims to inspire people to encounter Jesus in the Eucharist.  Read more

Pope Francis meets with members of the U.S. bishops’ committee for the National Eucharistic Congress on Monday, June 19, at the Vatican.

Pope calls National Eucharistic Congress ‘a significant moment in the life of the Church’

Jun 19, 2023

By Peter Pinedo

In an address to U.S. bishops at the Vatican, Pope Francis blessed a large monstrance that will be used during... Read more

Archbishop Timothy Broglio, the newly elected president of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops, meets with reporters in Baltimore on Nov. 15, 2022.

U.S. bishops discuss forming ‘eucharistic missionaries’, synodality at spring meeting

Jun 15, 2023

By Lauretta Brown

During the first public session at their meeting in Orlando, Florida, the bishops heard an update on the Eucharistic Revival. Read more