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National Eucharistic Revival6/19/2022
On a mission to rekindle Catholics’ relationship with Jesus Christ through the Eucharist, the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops has launched the National Eucharistic Revival.

Pope Francis: Let us rediscover Eucharistic Adoration in our communites6/3/2018
Pope Francis Corpus Christi homily talks of the Mass, the Eucharist and hunger for God

St. Pius V Eucharistic Adoration attracts adorers from near and far

Pope Francis: We should leave every Mass better than we entered.4/4/2018
Pope Francis said the Eucharist is key to living an authentic Christian witness including Eucharistic worship outside of the Mass.

Six Reasons Why Young People Should Volunteer for Adoration8/17/2017
Counter-cultural, conter-intuitive, this one activity can say a lot about who your are, and who you want to be.

First Eucharistic Procession at Christ Cathedral5/23/2017

Bishop Vann signed a contract to begin reconstruction of Christ Cathedral. The signing was followed by a Eucharistic Procession around the Cathedral grounds.

Pope Francis Says Imitate Fatima Saints in Adoration5/13/2017
At the Canonization of Sants Francisco and Jacinta Marta Pope Fransic homily tellls use to imitate them in Eucharistic Adoration

Pope Francis Asks Churches Worldwide to Offer 24-Hour Eucharistic Adoration and Confession Friday March 133/12/2015
Pope Francis is inviting every parish around the world to open its doors for 24 hours this Friday and Saturday, March 13-14, so that the faithful might encounter Jesus Christ anew in the Sacrament of Confession and Eucharistic Adoration.

10 Signs Christianity Is on the Rise3/9/2015

Christ's Future Home2/11/2015


Worldwide Eucharistic Adoration Novena for October Synod on the Family Launched 2/1/2015
in response to Pope Francis’ call to the faithful to offer special prayers over the course of this year for the crucial Synod on the Family in October 2015, a worldwide novena of Eucharistic Adoration is being launched to bring the Church, the Pope, the Synod Fathers, and all families to the Sacred Heart of Jesus in the Blessed Sacrament.

Worldwide Eucharistic Adoration Novena for October Synod on the Family Launched per Pope Francis Request2/1/2015

Pope Francis tweets the importance of Eucharistic Adoration10/21/2013

Pope to lead Vatican prayer vigil of Eucharistic Adoration for peace in Syria9/3/2013

Survey shows 62% of Priestly Ordination Class regularly participated in Eucharistic adoration, before entering the seminary4/15/2013

Pope Francis leads worldwide Eucharistic Adoration2/6/2013
Pope Francis led the unprecedented, worldwide event from Saint Peter’s Basilica in Rome. Catholic faithful throughout the world took part in their own Cathedrals and churches, and followed the event on television, radio, and the internet.

Study shows 60% of those entering the religous life participated in Eucharistici Adoration.1/23/2012

Question & Answers About Adoration6/22/2006
Father John Grigus OFM Conv, Spiritual Director of PJP2EA, answers many commonly asked questions about Eucharistic Adoration.

Pope Benedict and the Eucharist4/21/2006

The Eucharist holds a special place in the Holy Father’s theology and in his book on the Eucharist, Joseph Cardinal Ratzinger, God Is near Us; the Eucharist,the Heart of Life,he lays the ground work for the eucharistic presence in the very first chapter. This article by Fr. Sergius Wroblewski, OFM is a paraphrase of his teaching in chapters one and five.

Propositions from the Synod on the Eucharist10/26/2005

The Pope has allowed the publication, official and non-official, of a provisional version in Italian, on which this working translation is based. As ZENIT publishes them we will consolidate them here.

Pope Dialogues With Children: What are your Memories of First Communion?10/20/2005

A beautiful discussion which Pope Benedict had with First Communicants. The answers he gives are so profound yet simple. I thought this would be of great help to your ministry with Children.

The Laity Will Save the Church: Homily by Bishop Goedert10/15/2005
Homily Bishop Goedert gave at the Chapel Leaders' Gathering which offers great encouragement to the Laity to continue to pray for priests and vocations.

Vatican Web Page Culls Key Eucharist Documents9/10/2005

To help Catholics live the last month of the Year of the Eucharist, the Holy See has made key documents on the sacrament easily accessible on the Vatican Web page.

Find Christ in the Eucharist, Pope tells youth in Cologne8/18/2005

Catholic World News article on the first message of Pope Benedict XVI to the youth in Cologne.

EUCHARIST AS "THANKSGIVING": A tribute to the late, Pope John Paul II 7/14/2005
Father John Grigus gives a tribute to Pope John Paul II in this article from the July/August 2005 Immaculata magazine.

Working Document on the Eucharist7/8/2005
The "instrumentum laboris," or working document, for the Synod of Bishops on the Eucharist, to be held in Rome Oct. 2-23, as published by the Holy See.

THE INTERCESSORY POWER OF THE EUCHARIST: Praying for Vocations to the Priesthood and the Consecrated Life 5/14/2005
Father John Grigus the natural tendency for Eucharistic adorers to pray for vocations in this article from April/May 2005 Immaculata magazine.

The Legacy of John Paul II5/1/2005
In a difficult time for the Church and the world, Pope John Paul II carried out his ministry in a way that touched people beyond words.
Written by Francis Cardinal George O.M.I. for Liguourian Magazine's tribute to Pope John Paul II

Knights of Columbus Active Involvment for Year of the Eucharist2/1/2005
In their monthly magazine Columbia Feb issue, Supreme Knight Carl Anderson gives an excellent overview of the Knights involvement in promoting Eucharistic adoration and gives a strong directive to all Knights to take it seriously.

Pope Grants Plenary Indulgence for Year of the Eucharist 1/14/2005
A very important declaration by the Holy Father that enriches the proclamation of the Year of the Eucharist granting indulgences to those who participate

Pope Remembers Eucharistic Miracle of Lanciano 11/7/2004
John Paul II called attention to the 8th century miracle in Lanciano, Italy at the beginning of the Year of the Eucharist.

Pope John Paul II Issues Apostolic Letter on the Eucharist,Mane Vobiscum Domine10/7/2004
Papal document on the Eucharist issued at the beginning of the Year of the Eucharist, "Mane Vobiscum Domine" (Please Stay With Us Lord). This is a must read for all of us as it contains significant encouragement for Eucharistic adoration and establishment of chapels of adoration.

Pope John Paul II Declares Year of the Eucharist6/14/2004
Our Holy Father declares October 2004 through October 2005 as the Year of Eucharist. Father John Grigus provides insights in this article from Immaculata magazine. There are number of links to "must read" documents included at the end of this article.

Bishop Perry Issues Letter on Eucharist11/27/2003
The importance of Eucharistic Adoration as a means to invigorate ministries and acts of charity.

New Rules For Taking Communion Issued 7/17/2003
Chicago Sun Times summary article about the first revisions the Vatican has made to the General Instruction of the Roman Missal since 1975.

Neglect of Eucharistic Worship Seen as Compromising Church's Identity6/23/2003
ZENIT article describing the abandonment of Eucharistic adoration and the grave effects it is having on the Church.

Pope John Paul II Issues Encyclical on the Eucharist,Ecclesia de Eucharista4/17/2003
Papal document on the Eucharist issued by Pope John Paul II in which he encourages the faithful to be actively involved in the central mystery of our faith; Mass and Eucharistic Adoration.