Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Event Will Explore the Eucharist.

Byline: Paul Logan Journal Staff Writer

Workshops on Holy Communion Offered

Roman Catholics have an opportunity this weekend to explore together the mystery of the Eucharist.

Called the Eucharistic Congress, the daylong event will feature 25 workshops dealing with Eucharist, another name for Holy Communion.

The Albuquerque meeting is part of the Jubilee Year 2000 activities promoted by Pope John Paul II, said Monsignor Joseph Pepe. Similar events have or will take place in every U.S. diocese.

"It's an opportunity to maybe get in touch with (Catholics') deeper spiritual sensitivities as they participate in the celebration of the Mass," said Pepe, chancellor of the Archdiocese of Santa Fe. …

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