Eucharistic Congress 2012

Photos and tweets from the 17th annual celebration by the Catholic community of Atlanta and North Georgia. The event took place over two days, Friday, June 8, and Saturday, June 9. There wil be more extensive coverage in the June 21 Georgia Bulletin. (www.georgaibulletin.org)

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  1. Catholics celebrate at the annual Eucharistic Congress, which attracts more than 20K people. #EC12
    Catholics celebrate at the annual Eucharistic Congress, which attracts more than 20K people. #EC12
  2. We kidnapped @cooking_priest and went to dinner before his talk at #ec12 tonight.
    We kidnapped @cooking_priest and went to dinner before his talk at #ec12 tonight.
  3. Saturday 

    The procession into the Georgia International Convention Center takes more than a hour. Folks described it as a "ocean of humanity," as the banner-waving communities joined in the procession behind the Blessed Sacrament. 
  4. Jesus is coming. #ec12 #atl
    Jesus is coming. #ec12 #atl
  5. #ec12 I love my patron #saint mama guadalupe so #obsessed
    #ec12 I love my patron #saint mama guadalupe so #obsessed
  6. The first speaker was Bishop Gerald Kicanas, of Tucson, Arizona, who encouraged the crowd to pray and then take God's message into the world.  He was only the first of many speakers, who spoke in French, Spanish, Vietnamese, American Sign Language, and others. 
  7. Remarks from other speakers
  8. Other Scenes

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