May 13-14 Symposium on the Eucharist in Ecumenical Perspective

The Glenstal Ecumenical Symposium in association with The Irish School of Ecumenics’ (Trinity College Dublin) Research Project

Visioning Ecumenism 21 Presents

The Eucharist in Ecumenical Perspective:

A conversation with

John Gibaut


Aikaterini Pekridou

13-14 May 2010,

Irish School of Ecumenics,

Milltown Park, Dublin 6

Thursday 13 May

10-onwards tea and coffee available at ISE

10.30 Session 1:  Welcome, introductions

10.45 Eucharist, Eschaton and Ethics, John Gibaut (Geneva),

12.30-2.00 Lunch

2.00  Session 2:  Eucharist and Ecclesial Self-Understanding:  responses to the Nature and Mission of the Church, Aikaterini Pekridou (Volos)

3.30  Coffee/tea

4.00  The Glenstal Rite of the Eucharist in Retrospect

5.00 Conclusion

7.30 Public lecture by John Gibaut,

Eucharist and Liturgy:  Creating an Ecumenical Culture,

Joly Theatre, Hamilton Building, Trinity College Dublin.

Friday 14 May

9.30-onwards tea and coffee available at ISE

10.00 Panel discussion with John Gibaut, Aikaterini Pekridou, Gillian Kingston and Anne Thurston:  The Future of Church, Eucharist and Dialogue in Ireland

12.00 Symposium Concludes

John Gibaut is Director of the Faith and Order Commission of the World Council of Churches, Geneva, Switzerland.

Aikaterini Pekridou is Lecturer in Sacred Theology at the Holy Metropolis of Demetrias Academy for Theological Studies, Volos, Greece.

Gillian Kingston is Director of the Glenstal Ecumenical Conference

Anne Thurston is an Irish theologian and writer