Eucharistic Congress


An international assembly of Catholics, lay and clerical, summoned from time to time as a religious demonstration against secularization. It accomplishes this purpose by fostering love for Christ in the Blessed Sacrament through means tolerated by the Church: by general Communions, general adoration of the Eucharist, and discussion of the best means of increasing devotion to the Eucharist. From Bishop Segur came the inspiration for the first Eucharistic Congress, held at Lille, France, 1881. Other congresses

MLA Citation

  • “Eucharistic Congress”. New Catholic Dictionary. CatholicSaints.Info. 2 January 2020. Web. 24 June 2021. <>