Eucharistic Congress at the BOS Center - Oct. 28 - Springfield
The Eucharistic Congress will be a spiritually uplifting and motivating event featuring talks from nationally popular Catholic speakers. It also includes Catholic vendors, adoration of the Blessed Sacrament, confession, and inspirational videos. The day culminates with the very essence of the Year of the Eucharist, the Mass, with an arena full of Catholics eager to hear the Word of God and receive Jesus present in the holy Eucharist.
Your parish list of who is attending due by September 15 - Sign ups at the parishes are in full force! Please remember, each parish’s sign up list is due by Sept. 15.
How seating will work at the Eucharistic Congress at the BOS Center Oct. 28
A letter went out to pastors, deacons, and parish administrators about how seating will work. Each parish is designated a specific number of seats and is responsible for how best they want to fill them. Read the letter here: BOS-letter.
Bulletin announcement for Eucharistic Congress at BOS Center
To help promote the Eucharistic Congress, you can copy and paste a bulletin announcement, which includes a graphic. Feel free to also read this for an announcement at Mass.
Graphics for materials
Here is a graphic image for the Eucharistic Congress
Here is a graphic image for the Year of the Eucharist
Several flyers are available to hang in your parish/school or use as graphics in your bulletin/e-blasts to parishioners. Here are 6 options:
Promotional video available
To further promote the Eucharistic Congress, this promotional video can be played at your church, posted on your social media, and/or used in an e-blast to parishioners.
Eucharistic Congress website
If you go to the diocese website now, one can click on the first banner to get to the website for the Eucharistic Congress. Here is also a direct link. The site includes the speaker's bios, the schedule of the day, FAQ, how to volunteer, and more.
If you know of individuals or businesses who would be interested in giving to support the Eucharistic Congress or becoming a sponsor, please let them know. Tell them to go here to learn more.
Reminder, no Masses/weddings/funerals Saturday, Oct. 28 - Due to the Eucharistic Congress going on Saturday, Oct. 28 at the BOS Center in Springfield, a reminder to all priests/schedulers that there are to be no parish Masses/weddings/funerals that day as priests will be in Springfield.