The weekend of the 7th-9th September 2018 gave witness to the largest gathering of Catholics in 8 years and the first Eucharistic Congress in 110 years. Adoremus was a weekend celebrating our Catholic faith and rejuvenating our devotion to Christ truly present to us in the Blessed Sacrament. The last Eucharistic Congress in England and Wales took place in 1908 and brought abundant graces to the Church in these lands. The Catholic Bishops’ of England and Wales discerned the time was right for a fresh outpouring on the Church by encouraging a greater devotion of the centrality of the Eucharist to the life of the Church.
Over the course of the weekend the delegates were addressed by Cardinal Vincent Nichols, and various representatives of the Catholic Church in England and Wales. The keynote speaker was the renowned American Bishop and evangelist Bishop Robert Baron who delivered two inspiring talks inviting those present to re-evaluate their understanding of the Eucharistic Sacrifice, the Mass to enter more deeply into the profound mystery left to us by Christ himself.
Delegates from all the Dioceses of England and Wales were present, including three coaches from the Archdiocese of Cardiff. The entire weekend concluded was a mass expression of witness as in excess of 10,000 people processed through the streets of Liverpool with the Blessed Sacrament. Cardinal Nichols gave the Benediction from the steps of Liverpool Metropolitan Cathedral.
This page offers you the opportunity to find out more about Adoremus, or to revisit the event if you were present.
Photographs from the weekend can be found here.
Shalom World TV offered coverage of the congress. The coverage is available on their website here.