Adoremus 2018

Liverpool Adoremus Parallel Programme

Announcing the Adoremus Liverpool Parallel Programme
  • Talks, discussions, workshops, prayer opportunities and cultural events complementing the main events of the National Eucharistic Pilgrimage & Congress Adoremus 2018
  • Venues in the centre of Liverpool and open to all: Friday afternoon and evening, Saturday afternoon and evening, 7-8 September with some events continuing Sunday 9 September
  • For tickets to the Saturday and Sunday Adoremus Pilgrimage & Congress at the Echo Arena and Metropolitan Cathedral please enrol online after 11 June at: http://jumpdp.com/adoremus2018
Liverpool Adoremus Parallel Programme description

Venue Map

Official Bishops Conference Adoremus facebook page


Self-guided walking tour

An opportunity to discover the culture of the world-famous city of Liverpool and its Catholic history. Walk at your own pace through the streets and waterfront of Liverpool strolling through sites of international importance. Visit both cathedrals and celebrate the ecumenical links between Catholics and Anglicans in the year of the 30th anniversary of ‘Better Together’ which celebrated Christian unity in the city. A choice of two walks –
Walking tour Map

Talks in preparation for Adoremus

A series of talks take place in preparation for Adoremus in the Widnes Pastoral Area and at the Carmelite Monastery in Allerton, Liverpool -   

The talks are free to attend and open to the public:

In WIDNES: Thursdays in June 1-2:30pm and repeated 7:30-9pm, Eucharist & Missionary Disciples, The Pastoral Centre, Mayfield Avenue, Widnes WA8 8PR

At the CARMELITE MONASTERY in Allerton: last Sunday of the month through August Talks on the Eucharist, 3:30-5:30 including Adoration and Evening Prayer with hospitality following. Carmelite Convent, Maryton Grange, Allerton Rd, Liverpool L18 3NU.


Announcing Adoremus Youth Congress

Adoremus National Youth Congress has been announced for Saturday 8th September from 10:30am to 5:30pm at the Echo Arena Auditorium.

Cost is only £10 per person
for ages 13-20


Why have a Youth Congress?
  • Youth leaders, chaplains, priests asked what provision there was for young people at the Eucharistic Congress 
  • It will offer an age appropriate participation for young adults as has been the custom at Eucharistic Congresses in other parts of the world.
  • In this year of the Synod on “Youth, Faith and Vocation Discernment,” it is a great opportunity the involve young people in the national gathering.
  • It gives a unique opportunity for youth delegates to focus on Eucharistic catechesis and prayer.
  • The cost for the main Congress was prohibitive for many young people, schools and parish youth groups. 
Congress Aims:
  • To give young people a positive experience of being a young Catholic today.
  • To help young people experience how God speaks to them through the celebration of the Eucharist.
  • To help enable young people to live the Eucharist through witness, proclamation, care for the broken in society and love for the planet.
Introductory letter to dioceses and parishes
A description of the event
booking forms and registration

A Youth Adoration resource from Animate Youth Ministries.

Other Youth Resources free to use

A youth Adoration illustrated guide you can print out

National Eucharistic Pilgrimage & Congress – 7 to 9 September 2018, Liverpool

I. Programme
 
Friday 7th – talks & workshops £40 per person. In the new year more information will come from the Catholic Bishops' Conference of England and Wales (CBCEW) about the content of the Friday talks and workshops. Catechists, clergy, chaplains, school staff and musicians are the audience for these talks.
 
Saturday 8th – all day event at the Liverpool Echo Arena. £40 per person with keynote speaker Bishop Robert Barron (Auxiliary Bishop of Los Angeles).
 
Sunday 9th – 9:30 & 11:30am Masses at the Metropolitan Cathedral with a Eucharistic Procession at 1pm. These Masses require tickets because of delegate numbers.
 
II. Tickets
  • Each Pastoral Area has been allotted delegate tickets.
  • Each Dean has received a letter with the number of delegates for their Pastoral Area.
  • Tickets are to be distributed locally. Each Deanery decides how to pay for the delegate tickets – paid by delegate, by parish, fundraising or a combination.
  • Pastoral Area delegate tickets should be accepted as soon as possible if you plan to send delegates.
  • Deans will send names of delegates by the end of February 2018 to the Pastoral Formation Department (delegate names can change if necessary).
  • Payments for delegate places on the Friday and Saturday will be taken directly from parish accounts and sent to CBCEW.
  • The Archdiocese will host a ‘fringe programme’ on the Friday and Saturday - free events to complement the National Eucharistic Pilgrimage & Congress.
III. Prayer Resources

In preparation for the National Eucharistic Pilgrimage & Congress in September 2018 and the Diocesan Synod in 2020, prayer resources will be made available to all parishes.
  • Cards containing a prayer to be said together during Mass.
  • 3 Holy Hour resources with the Archbishop visiting every Pastoral Area to lead a Holy Hour.
  • Prayer station banners with scripture and meditations which will travel around the diocese to aid prayer and reflection in parishes.

A PowerPoint Presentation containing information about the Eucharistic Congress in Liverpool.


Prayers in preparation for the National Eucharistic Pilgrimage & Congress and for Synod 2020

Pentecost prayer card - Pentecost 2018

Pentecost prayer card/book mark is to be prayed in the parish between Ascension and Pentecost as a novena.

Here is a letter explaining how the bookmarks might be used in the parish.


Advent prayer card - Advent 2017

Pray the 
prayer in preparation for the National Eucharistic Pilgimage & Congress and for Synod 2020.


Copies of these prayer cards have been sent to all parishes.

Further copies can be obtained from the Pastoral Formation Department 0151 522 1040 or formation@rcaol.co.uk.

Resources for prayer, parishes and schools

Holy Hours

3 Holy Hours (in PDF and Word format should you wish to edit them, add an illustration or your own parish logo).
  • Holy Hour - Thanks to God - PDF  Word
  • Holy Hour - Meeting Jesus - PDF  Word
  • Holy Hour - Called and Sent: Missionary Disciples - PDF  Word
  • Additional Resources - PDF  Word
  • Closing Benediction - PDF  Word
Prayer Station Banner Set

Each Pastoral Area has a set of the banners with reflection cards to accompany them.
Additional banner sets are also available to purchase from the Pastoral Formation Department for a total of £235. Please contact 0151 522 1040 or formation@rcaol.co.uk.

Resource for Schools

To adapt or use as it is - PDF  Word

National Liturgy Office Resources (updated)

Available on this page: www.liturgyoffice.org.uk

Catholic Bishops Conference of England & Wales launch pack
Podcasts and other materials

Other Resources

Catholic Truth Society
http://www.ctsbooks.org/adoremus

Redemptorist Adoremus Extra and an Adoremus Journal
http://www.rpbooks.co.uk/blog-entry/items/adoremus-national-eucharistic-pilgrimage-and-congress.html

Locally a large selection of preparation resources for the Eucharistic Congress is available at Pauline Books & Media:

Pauline Books & Media, 82 Bold Street, Liverpool L1 4HR
Tel: 0
151 709 1328
Email: liverpool@pauline-uk.org and facebook page

Candles

A film clip Featuring Fr Denis Blackledge of SFX Church in Liverpool speaking about the Broken television series and the Eucharistic Congress: