Cada día más cerca del IEC2024





From September 4th to the 7th, 2024
You will live an experience of peace to heal the world

Starting on April 2nd

Cultural Center of the Pontifical Catholic University of Ecuador, Quito

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Who is it aimed at?

It is aimed at theologians and academics specializing in sacramental theology and pastoral theology, seminary or house of formation directors, as well as people interested in the study of the Eucharist and the relationship of the Christian faith with social reality, in a pursuit of fraternity.

Academic contributions of participants

Those interested in preparing and writing a short essay to delve deeper into any of the Symposium topics, from their own ecclesial, social and cultural reality, are invited to send their papers until July 31. The drafts will allow us to select some participants to participate in the symposium as co-rapporteurs.
The length of the essays must be a maximum of 2500 words. Once registered, it must be sent to the email:

Objective of the Theological Symposium

The Theological Symposium that precedes the 53rd International Eucharistic Congress is an opportunity to reflect on the intrinsic relationship that exists between the Eucharist and Fraternity in the context of a wounded world. It will seek to deepen the base document of the Congress and provide the Universal Church with a theological contribution that allows the development of Eucharistic Theology in its theoretical richness and in its demanding commitment to building a universal fraternity.

Live the complete experience of the Theological Symposium

Fraternity to heal the world.

What it includes:

  • Admission to the activities of the Theological Symposium.
  •  Participation in presentations, testimonies, training and discussions.
  •  Kit with teaching material for the Theological Symposium.
  •  App of the 53rd International Eucharistic Congress that includes
  • material informative.
  • Post-event digital content.
  • Lunch and refreshments.

What is not included:

  •  Accommodation.
  •  Breakfast and dinner.
  •  Transportation.

Registration fee

150 USD

Registration start date

April 10th

Maximum registration date

Until August 15th


Speakers of the Theological Symposium

Symposium Schedule

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04 SEP 2024

Wednesday September 4, 2024

Temas a Tratar

  • The Fraternity from various perspectives: Politics, Philosophy, Literature, Anthropology, Law, Indigenous and Economics.
05 SEP 2024

Thursday September 5, 2024

Temas a Tratar

  • "From brothers to enemies"
  • "Called for reconciliation"
  • "Eucharist: Source and summit of fraternity"
  • "Eucharistic devotions and popular piety"
06 SEP 2024

Friday September 6th, 2024

Temas a Tratar

  • "Fraternity without the latest is not fraternity"
  • Synodal Church: A store for everyone
  • "Eucharist and care of the common home"
  • "Heart of Jesus and the source of life"
07 SEP 2024

Saturday, September 7th, 2024

Temas a Tratar

  • Liturgy of the Word
  • Presiding: Cardinal Pedro Barreto, SJ


Salesianos Don Bosco
Banco Guayaquil
Universidad Politécnica Salesiana