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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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


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

A few hundred Catholics marched through the streets of Washington, D.C., to publicly pray and adore the body of Christ during a eucharistic procession on Saturday, May 20, 2023.

Eucharistic processions to be held across the country for Corpus Christi this weekend

Jun 9, 2023

By Joe Bukuras

The processions occur as the Church in America enters its second phase of the U.S. bishops’ National Eucharistic Revival. Read more

Map of the four routes that will make up the National Eucharistic Pilgrimage in summer 2024.

National Eucharistic Pilgrimage announced with four major routes: Here’s how to join

May 18, 2023

By Peter Pinedo

The pilgrimage will consist of four cross-country eucharistic processions, collectively traversing the entire continental U.S. during the summer of 2024. Read more

Eucharistic adoration at the SLS18 conference in Chicago.

More than 10,000 expected for New York Eucharistic Congress in October

Mar 27, 2023

By Kevin J. Jones

A statewide New York Eucharistic Congress will take place Oct. 20-22 at Our Lady of Martyrs Shrine in Auriesville, New... Read more


Encounter Jesus in the Mass this Easter with this 7-week series offered by the Eucharistic Revival

Mar 20, 2023

By Peter Pinedo

The series will feature powerful weekly reflections from some of the nation’s leading Catholic speakers and theologians on the divine... Read more


Bishops open registration for first National Eucharistic Congress in 83 years

Feb 15, 2023

By Peter Pinedo

The National Eucharistic Congress will take place in Indianapolis July 17-21, 2024, and organizers say it will be “a defining... Read more

A community of Benedictine sisters recording an album of sacred music.

‘Catholics Got Talent?’: Competition invites musicians to promote zeal for the Eucharist

Jan 18, 2023

By Francesca Pollio Fenton

The musical competition is one facet of the multiyear National Eucharistic Revival. Read more

Our Lady of Guadalupe.

Knights of Columbus releases moving documentary on Our Lady of Guadalupe

Dec 19, 2022

By CNA Staff

The Knights of Columbus released “Our Lady of Guadalupe: Woman of the Eucharist” on Dec. 12, the feast of the... Read more

The U.S. bishops met in Baltimore for their annual fall general assembly on Nov. 14-17, 2022.

9 key things the U.S. bishops did at their fall meeting in Baltimore

Nov 18, 2022

By Zelda Caldwell

Here’s a summary of key actions taken at the U.S.Conference of Catholic Bishops’ (USCCB) fall plenary assembly. Read more

Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis, one of the venues for the 2024 National Eucharistic Congress.

Organizers of National Eucharistic Congress announce pilgrimage plans, major budget cut

Nov 17, 2022

By Joe Bukuras

The National Eucharistic Congress — the culmination of a three-year initiative by the U.S. bishops to inspire Eucharist belief —... Read more

USCCB Fall Meeting 2021

10 things to look for at the U.S. bishops’ fall meeting this week

Nov 14, 2022

By Zelda Caldwell

The U.S. bishops will choose a new president and vice president and discuss their voting guide, eucharistic revival, and the... Read more

Pope Francis prays at Italy’s National Eucharistic Congress in Matera, Italy on Sept. 25, 2022.

Pope Francis: The Eucharist teaches us to adore God rather than ourselves

Sep 25, 2022

By Courtney Mares

Matera, known as the “city of bread,” hosted Italy’s National Eucharist Congress. Read more


Increase your eucharistic devotion by doing these 7 things, Maronite bishop says

Sep 17, 2022

By Joe Bukuras

Here are seven ways Bishop Gregory Mansour is asking the faithful of his eparchy to increase their devotion to the... Read more