Day and Weekend Registration Press Kit

Daily Details Now Available

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The executive team for the 2024 National Eucharistic Congress has released the highly-anticipated five-day schedule for this summer’s Indianapolis event with exciting new additions to the speaker lineup, including a special worship session with contemporary Christian singer and songwriter Matt Maher.

With single-day and weekend pass options officially available for purchase, prospective attendees now have a clear day-by-day breakdown of the full Congress experience taking place July 17-21 in Indianapolis.

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Exclusive Media Events

Media are invited to attend two special webinars that will offer general event information as well as details specific to the youth and family experience. These webinars will take place on January 11 and January 25 at 12:00PM EST. Members of the media must register for each event separately.

January 11
12:00PM EST
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January 25
12:00PM EST
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Meet the Spokespersons

Tim Glemkowski

Tim Glemkowski

Chief Executive Officer Of the National Eucharistic Congress, INC.

Tim Glemkowski is the Executive Director of the National Eucharistic Congress. Most recently, he was Director of Strategy in the Archbishop’s Office for the Archdiocese of Denver, assisting with initiatives focused on building for a time of apostolic mission. 

He is the former founder and president of L'Alto Catholic Institute and Revive Parishes. Tim authored Made for Mission: Renewing Your Parish Culture, which was released in Fall 2019 through Our Sunday Visitor. He is an international speaker who has also consulted for many organizations, dioceses, and parishes. His writing has appeared in numerous print and web-based theological and catechetical publications. 

Tim and his wife, Maggie, live in Lakewood, CO, with their four young children.

Joel Stepanek

Joel Stepanek

Vice President of Programming and Administration for the National Eucharistic Congress, Inc.

Joel Stepanek has been actively and passionately involved in ministry for over 15 years. What began as a simple internship in a parish youth ministry office evolved into an incredible adventure that led him on numerous middle school lock-ins, high school retreats, and parish missions.  

Joel has traveled across the world speaking to groups of all sizes, ages, and vocations. In his new position, he is privileged to mobilize Catholics in the United States on mission through a renewed encounter with Jesus in the Eucharist.   

Joel and his wife, Colleen, reside in Phoenix, AZ, with their three young children.

Suggested Interview Questions:

  • What are some of the exciting new programming updates that have been announced for the National Eucharistic Congress this summer?
  • Each day of the Congress is unique, but can you explain the general format of the daily schedule?
  • Day and weekend passes are now available for purchase for those interested in attending a portion of the event. What do people need to know about this registration option, and is there an incentive for people to buy early?
  • A plenary indulgence is being granted for anyone who attends the Congress or participates in one or more of the four legs of the National Eucharistic Pilgrimage. Can you explain what this means for Catholics?
  • Where can people go to see the full schedule of events and register?

Media Requests

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