During the week of the Eucharistic Congress we had a number of lectures and conferences. The parish hall proved too small a venue, and by the end of the week we had to move to the church, removing the Blessed Sacrament beforehand. Here are some photos of the speakers in full flight.
Mr Patrick Kenny spoke on Fr William Doyle, SJ, Apostle of the Trenches:
Fr Armand de Malleray FSSP gave two conferences on aspects of Christ’s presence in the Blessed Eucharist:
Dr Pádraig de Paor from Trinity College spoke on Prayers and Religious Folktales in the Irish Oral Tradition:
Dr Mark Dooley spoke on Beauty and the Sacred:
I myself gave a conference on The Mass as Sacrifice: Old Testament Perspectives:
Dom Mark Kirby OSB spoke on Eucharistic Spirituality: