Every four years, Catholic faithful from around the world are invited to gather together to reflect on and  celebrate the great mystery of the Eucharist during the International Eucharistic Congress.

From Jan. 24-31, 2016, thousands of Catholic clergy and lay people will gather in Cebu, Philippines, for the 51st Congress, on the theme “Christ in you, our hope of glory” (Colossians 1:27).

iec2016-milleriec2016-cyrThe Most Reverend Luc Cyr, Archbishop of Sherbrooke, and the Most Reverend J. Michael Miller, C.S.B., Archbishop of Vancouver, are the official delegates from the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops (CCCB) to the 2016 Congress, following their appointments by the Pontifical Committee for International Eucharistic Congresses. Read Archbishop Miller’s invitation to Canadian dioceses pdf.

The Official website for the 51st IEC makes it possible to download the following documents for promoting and spiritually preparing for the Cebu Eucharistic Congress.


Online registration for the Congress is available up until January 22, 2016.

Early registration deadline is September 30, 2015Register today or check out other ways to participate!

Type  Registration dates Rate
Early Registration Sept. 1, 2014 to Sept. 30, 2015 US$350
Regular Registration Oct. 1, 2015 to Nov. 30, 2015 US$400
Late Registration Dec. 1, 2015 to Jan. 22, 2016 US$450


Suggested Tour Packages

  • Southeast Travel Corporation, click here pdf for the brochure, here MS-word for the itinerary and the registration form.
  • Sampaguita Travel Bureau, click here pdf for the brochure and here pdf for the registration form.
  • Aquinas Pilgrimage,
    click here for information and registration


Get Involved Locally

We encourage all faithful to reflect and celebrate on the great mystery of the Eucharist during the 51st International Eucharistic Congress.

There are many ways in which you can get involved including participate in the local events leading to the International Eucharistic Congress in January 2016.


Local Events

Check out a list of local events that are happening in the Archdiocese.


Adoration Chapels in Vancouver

Over 30 parishes in the Archdiocese of Vancouver hold Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament at least once a month.

Please watch this page, The B.C. Catholic, and our Facebook page facebook-logo for news and updates on pilgrimages and ways to participate.


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