...as Operation Rice Bowl, which raises money every year during Lent to fight world hunger and poverty. The program had a pilot run in the Diocese of Allentown in 1975. When it was introduced leading up to the IEC it raised over 5 million dollars in just a few months.
...le, Kenrick took pains to assert his authority amidst opposition from the trustees. Bishop Kenrick’s efforts contributed to a decline of the power of the trustees and to an increased sense of stability in a diocese that had been long divided by tensions arising from trusteeism. Kenrick’s determination to preserve
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...to the bicentennial celebrations. The archdiocese organized the 41st International Eucharistic Congress (IEC), which brought Catholics together from around the world to celebrate and discuss a theme connected to the Eucharist. The history of the event dates back to 1881, when a one day congress was held in Lille, France