Beyond The Beacon

42: The Eucharist's impact on the spiritual life of young adults

February 08, 2024 Diocese Of Paterson Season 1 Episode 42
Beyond The Beacon
42: The Eucharist's impact on the spiritual life of young adults
Show Notes

We welcome back Cecile Pagliarulo to discuss the Eucharist's impact on the spiritual life of young adults. Bishop Kevin Sweeney also announces a video contest for two trips to the National Eucharistic Congress in Indianapolis this summer. Cecile, who manages social media for the Diocese of Paterson, reveals the contest rules while reflecting on her experience of Eucharistic adoration and her role as a catechist at St. Anthony Church in Passaic. They also discuss many ways the diocese is taking part in the National Eucharistic Revival locally, including offering Eucharistic Adoration nights. Bishop Kevin discusses the uniqueness of Valentine’s Day falling on Ash Wednesday this year and why he prefers not to issue a dispensation. Cecile, Bishop Kevin, and co-host Jai Agnish also look ahead to Lent.

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Learn more about the contest here.

Learn more about the pilgrimage to the National Eucharistic Congress here.

Local Eucharistic Adoration nights at 7 p.m.:

  • Friday, Feb. 9, at Prince of Peace (William Paterson University) in Haledon.
  • Sunday, Marcy 10, at St. Mary's in Pompton Lakes.
  • Wednesday, April 10, at St. Paul Inside the Walls in Madison.
  • Wednesday, Sept. 18, at FDU/Drew University
  • Friday, Oct. 11, at St. Therese Parish in Roxbury Township

Listen to the episode of Revive: The National Eucharistic Revival Podcast the bishop referenced here.

Produced by Jai Agnish, Bishop Kevin Sweeney, and Cecile Pagliarulo for the Diocese of Paterson.
Engineered and edited by Jai Agnish.
Illustrations by Dennis Dalelio.
Music by Jai Agnish.

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