A group of lay people, sent as delegates by parishes throughout the Diocese of Elphin, has been in formation and training during the past three months, as part of the development of a Diocesan Eucharistic Adoration Committee.
This was organised and conducted by Brendan Cleary and John Howard of the National Committee of the Apostolate of Eucharistic Adoration, at the invitation of Bishop Kevin Doran, and with the support of the priests of the diocese.
The Diocesan Committee was commissioned at a special Mass offered by Bishop Doran on Saturday 9 April 2016 in Abbey Community College, Boyle.
This Adoration Committee is equipped and trained to set up a system of viable weekly adoration in any parish of the diocese, at the invitation of priests. Where a previous system of Adoration exists, then the task undertaken will be to strengthen and expand it.
Very promptly, approximately thirteen parishes have requested a weekend presentation, or renewal, from the committee, at a date to be agreed. It is expected that there will be a great uptake from more parishes of the diocese in the weeks ahead, and twelve contact teams are now available to respond to parishes as they make contact.