12 September 2018, The Tablet

Let the laity’s voice be heard

Eucharistic adoration


Liverpool saw a joyful celebration of popular Catholic devotion last weekend, of a kind that has become unfamiliar yet which has retained its power to move. The city hosted the National Eucharistic Pilgrimage and Congress, in which thousands of ordinary worshippers participated in a street procession of the Blessed Sacrament – a rare sight in modern secular Britain – and in a solemn high Mass in the Metropolitan Cathedral. There were numerous other fringe events parallel to the main Congress, including a frank discussion of differences in eucharistic theology between Catholic, Anglican and Methodist church leaders.

Get Instant Access

Continue Reading

Register for free to read this article in full

Subscribe for unlimited access

From just £19.99 quarterly

  Complete access to all Tablet website content including all premium content.
  The full weekly edition in print and digital including our 179 years archive.
  PDF version to view on iPad, iPhone or computer.

Already a subscriber? Login